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How to Let Business Needs Drive Your Enterprise Architecture

In preparation for our webinar with Forrester Research, How to Let Business Needs Drive Your Enterprise Architecture, I was reading a report about letting business needs drive your enterprise architecture practice. The key takeaway that…

Enterprise Architecture

Recharting Course: Enterprise Intelligence Can Be Your Business Compass

Recently, we’ve been frequently talking about enterprise trends under the lens of “today’s day and age” or “today’s business environment.” It’s as competitive a landscape as we’ve ever seen out there, and more and more companies are having…

Enterprise Architecture

Architects, It’s Your Time

For decades, CIOs have been fighting for a seat at the executive table. Fighting to be heard, fighting to be a trusted advisor to the CEO, fighting to be regarded as a true C-level participant. It hasn’t been until the last few years that cybersecurity…

Enterprise Architecture

Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Every year, right around this time, a buzz zips through the enterprise architecture community when InfoWorld, Forrester Research and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture open their collective call for entries…

Enterprise Architecture

What’s Your EA End Game? Tales From TWC 2015

A couple weeks ago we held our annual Troux Worldwide Conference, inviting customers and partners from across the country and even the world to meet us in our hometown of Austin, TX. We hosted customers from healthcare to banking, from public…

Enterprise Architecture

The Digital Race, Enterprise Edition

In today’s global, hyper-competitive economy, you’re seeing all kinds of heated races to be the first to digitize an industry. You’ve got Uber battling Lyft to digitize (and displace) the traditional taxi industry. Apple, Google, PayPal,…

Enterprise Architecture

The Secret Behind Selecting the Right Enterprise Architecture Tool

Implementing an effective enterprise architecture program is about more than just selecting a tool to aggregate and visualize data. As an EA solutions provider, we talk to a lot of organizations in the early stages of implementation, which…

Enterprise Architecture

Innovating with Purpose

Let’s talk about an oft-maligned buzzword…innovation. By definition, it’s “a new method, idea, product, etc.” Be honest, how difficult do you find it to innovate and truly create something new and impactful in today’s world? If you feel like…

Enterprise Architecture

“Alright Stop, Collaborate and Listen”

Ahh, the sage words of Vanilla Ice. The man may have known little about 90s hairstyles and fashion, but he (perhaps unknowingly) nailed it when it comes to advice for the new order of IT organizations. However progressive, proactive and well-oiled…

Enterprise Architecture

Business Capability Planning in the Enterprise Intelligence Age

Troux’s CTO, Bill Cason, hosted a webinar that looked at capability-based investment planning. The 20-minute session reviewed how decision makers use capability modeling to better integrate business and strategic IT planning for improved…