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  • How SOA Governance (and SOA Management) Should Actually Be Done

    by Ganesh Prasad on  Oct 29, 2014

    Ganesh Prasad proposes separating governance and management in large SOA projects to make sure that right dependencies are used throughout the system in order to promote agility, lower operating costs and reduced operational risks.

  • Measuring Architecture Sustainability

    by Heiko Koziolek Dominik Domis Thomas Goldschmidt Philipp Vorst on  Mar 20, 2014

    In this article, authors discuss Morphosis, a multi-perspective measuring approach for architecture sustainability that includes evolution scenario analysis, architecture compliance checking, and tracking of architecture-level code metrics. These perspectives include change-prone requirements, technology choices, architecture erosion, and modularization best practices.

  • IT Architecture Design Framework: ADMIT

    by Suman K Pradhan on  Sep 18, 2013 5

    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.

Making Architecture Matter

Posted by Harald Wesenberg Einar Landre on  Nov 22, 2012

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.

Interview: Software Systems Architecture: Working With Stakeholders Using Viewpoints and Perspectives

Posted by Jeevak Kasarkod on  Feb 07, 2012

InfoQ spoke to the authors of Software Systems Architecture on a couple of new topics, the System Context viewpoint and Agile, which have been added to the second edition. 1

Interview and Book Excerpt: George Fairbanks’ Just Enough Software Architecture

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Nov 23, 2010

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

SOA Governance Maturity – an Architect’s View

Posted by Tom Schepers Benedikt Kratz on  Jun 23, 2009

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.