Web Age Solutions (enterprise architecture)
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Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 3:05pm EDT

In this short video we answer 5 common questions that we get in our classrooms. 

Direct download: StartinganEnterpriseArchitectureProgram.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

The classic CMMI-style approach to gauging and managing maturity isn't viable for modern architecture practices. Process-centric maturity that presumes a lock-step progression and a binary view of maturity is unrealistic. Experience in maturing Enterprise and Business Architecture practices reveals that a more flexible, artifact-centric and technique-driven approach is more pragmatic. In this session, architecture expert Kyle Gabhart presents a rubric-style approach to promoting mature architecture practices.

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Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 12:20pm EDT

Establishing a robust architecture capability is essential for organizations that are looking to improve business and technology alignment. The process of starting up such a practice involves organizational changes, resourcing changes, and methodology changes. With so many frameworks, techniques, and organizational patterns to consider, it can be overwhelming to know how to get started. In this session, Kyle Gabhart provides practical steps to rapidly stand up a successful architecture practice.

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Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 11:48am EDT

A Baseline Architecture is a critical success factor for Enterprise Architecture: How can you identify the architecture roadmap to the target architecture without knowing where you are starting from? Are you unsure what should be in an Architecture Baseline? Would you like ideas on how to get started? Would you like ideas on how to keep the baseline accurate? Would you like to understand how a Baseline Architecture is actually used? The webinar will provide you with these answers and much more.

Direct download: EstablishingBaselineArchitecture.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 11:13am EDT

This webinar provides a preview of the Soft Skills Bootcamp for Architects. We start out with an introduction to workplace competencies for Architects and why these are instrumental to their success in a multidisciplinary organization. Following this is a brief overview of the 3 day content. We will discuss Goals, Negotiation, Elicitation, Consultation, Communication, Presentation, Strategic Planning and Conflict Resolution. An overview of each content area will be provided along with why it's relevant and how each can be applied in the business.

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Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 11:04am EDT

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Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 12:32pm EDT

Description: This webinar will introduce the distinctions between Solution and Technical Architecture and the proper coordination between them. Attendees will learn practical techniques for managing solution portfolios, aligning technical architecture initiatives, and producing more value from their architecture efforts.

Direct download: AligningTechnicalArchitecturewithSolutionArchitecture.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 11:20am EDT

In the last few years, enterprises have begun to get serious about implementing robust architecture practices. In doing so, there are some common pitfalls and risks that large organizations encounter. In this talk, Kyle Gabhart explores the most common challenges that Fortune 500s encounter when implementing an architecture practice and discusses recommended strategies for success. Presenter: Kyle Gabhart, Director of Architecture Mentors, a division of Web Age Solutions.

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Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 10:23am EDT

The classic CMMI-style approach to gauging and managing maturity isn't viable for modern architecture practices. Process-centric maturity that presumes a lock-step progression and a binary view of maturity is unrealistic. Experience in maturing Enterprise and Business Architecture practices reveals that a more flexible, artifact-centric and technique-driven approach is more pragmatic. In this session, architecture expert Kyle Gabhart presents a rubric-style approach to promoting mature architecture practices. 
Presenter: Kyle Gabhart, Director of Architecture Mentors, a division of Web Age Solutions.

Direct download: Whymaturitymodelsdonotworkinarchitecture_480x320.mp4
Category:Enterprise Architecture -- posted at: 11:48am EDT