Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a method and an organizing principle that aligns functional business objectives and strategies with an IT strategy and execution plan. The resources presented here reflect the insight and expertise of members of the Oracle Technology Network community who regularly deal with the challenges of EA in order to bring organizations into the future.
This second article in Oracle ACE Director Ron Batra's series offers advice on developing a solid business case and reasonable expectations for a cloud transformation,
posted Wed, 04 Feb 2015 18:15:22 +0000
Oracle ACE Director Ron Batra kicks off a series of short articles in which he examines several important considerations in developing a sharply-focused cloud transformation strategy.
posted Wed, 04 Feb 2015 18:10:55 +0000
"I predict that, in 2015 and beyond, PaaS for SaaS will emerge as the de-facto way to extend Oracle Applications in a safe, manageable, and cost-effective way," says Oracle ACE Director Debra Lilley.
posted Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:43:56 +0000
"The typical reference architecture has shifted significantly over the years," says Oracle ACE Director Ron Batra in this article from Profit Magazine. "Due to the rich variety of data sources...we see systems and architectures that are net-new to the average enterpriseâ€”for example, machine learning, data mining, predictive analytics, and big data visualization."
posted Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:38:26 +0000
by Peter Heller
Thomas Kurian shares his thoughts on the challenges enterprise architects face in establishing an effective architecture for cloud deployments
by Alan Levine, with Sean Parham and Brian Dummann
What role do enterprise architects play in helping organization create applications that can utilize from an expanding array of sensors and things? What are the specific problems on which architects should focus?
Presented by Jeanne Ross, Director and Principal Research Scientist at MIT Sloan
This summary of the 2014 Oracle Enterprise Architecture Summit presentation by Jeanne Ross, Director and Principal Research Scientist at MIT Sloan, examines the confluence of Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud, and the Internet of Things as key to the success of today's digital business.
by Anish Shrivastava
The case for using an automation framework for implementing and testing ERP product suites.
by Bob Rhubart
What happens to architecture in the rush to deliver solutions? A community panel discusses finding a balance.
by Bob Rhubart
Cloud computing may be a new take on not-so-new concepts, but getting it right still requires an architectural approach.
by Bob Rhubart
A conversation with the people behind the new Oracle IT Architecture Essentials certification from Oracle University.
by Jeremy Foreman and Hamza Jahangir
An overview of the strategies implemented by the cities of Phoenix, AZ and Las Vegas, NV to achieve sustainable, adaptable IT infrastructures.
by Roy Hunter and Brian Rasmussen
A concise review of the strategies three organizations used to modernize their application architectures.
by Hamidou Dia
Insight into the IT transformation efforts at Bank of America and Dell.
by Travis Wissink
Travis Wissink examines the connections, and what they mean for architects.
by Alan Levine and Hank Margolis
In order to truly transform the business, IT and business leaders must come together to define an Enterprise Strategy.
by Helen Sun and Peter Heller
Planning a Big Data architecture is not just about understanding what is different. It’s also about how to integrate what’s new with what you already have.
by David Baum
An Oracle Enterprise Architecture Case Study
by Bob Hensle
This white paper describes an evaluation framework created to help IT organizations determine which applications, services, modules, components, etc., are appropriate for deployment to a public or private cloud.
by Scott Mattoon, Bob Hensle, and James Baty
Successful adoption of a Cloud model depends on careful planning that addresses the full range of capabilities implied by a comprehensive Cloud Computing strategy.
Simply put - without quality data, you can't make informed decisions and predict future outcomes.
This white paper introduces and defines the concept of Database as a Service and elaborates on the benefits of implementing a DBaaS strategy.