ADMIT details the decisions points that should be considered by any IT Architecture effort. While its format is similar to other Enterprise Architecture frameworks, its focus on characteristics and forces which affect the end result allow it to be used in conjunction with other formalized EA deign and evaluation methodologies.
In this article, authors describe how they used the corporate management system to communicate architecture requirements to all the architecture stakeholders in a large organization and how this transformation helped them achieve benefits like application and infrastructure stability.
Interview: Software Systems Architecture: Working With Stakeholders Using Viewpoints and Perspectives
Nick Rozanski and Eoin Woods have continued their journey of building a comprehensive handbook on Systems Software architecture with the publication of the second edition of Software Systems Architecture. InfoQ spoke to the authors on a couple of new topics, the System Context viewpoint and Agile, that are covered in the latest edition.
Just Enough Software Architecture book, by author George Fairbanks, focuses on a risk-driven approach to software architecture development. InfoQ spoke with George about the book and his thesis. 6
This article presents a framework of SOA Governance processes, a maturity model, linked to the processes and a description of how architects should be involved in these processes.