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Mission: Help IS/IT professionals to develop capability in the fields of enterprise architecture, solution architecture, business analysis and management thereof.

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Enterprise and solution architecture

Agile Architecture

Other EA challenges

Business architecture: functions need capabilities

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Software architecture: Microservices

Software architecture: SOA and Bezos


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Human factors in management hierarchies

Complexity, agility and adaptive architecture

Rules and patterns in entity and event models


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