All New Architecture Must Serve the Business

Czuchnicki, Michael J.
March 2005
Bank Technology News;Mar2005, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p48
Trade Publication
The article reports that corporations must periodically reinvent themselves to prosper. Reborn, they need new information technology and communications infrastructure. How to achieve their replacement is the enterprise-level problem for the CIO who must avoid a piecemeal approach while fostering continuous improvement. An architectural approach is essential, but it has rules as well as limitations. The architect-surgeon must remember that "the business" is not "how it is done." The goal should not be to build architecture, but to deliver benefit from the correct architecture.


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