Is there a link between Enterprise Architecture and Knowledge Management?

  Knowledge Management company's organization of knowledge: the organization of intellectual resources and information systems within a business environment. Enterprise Architecture An enterprise architecture (EA) is a rigorous description of the structure of an enterprise, which comprises enterprise components (business entities), the externally visible properties of those components, and the relationships (e.g. the behavior) between them. EA describes …

Army Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications

http://www.arcic.army.mil/csda.html When Connecting Soldiers to Digital Apps (CSDA) was conceptualized in September 2009 by CIO/G6 and ARCIC, the idea was to explore the value of using smart phones to provide Soldiers Army applications for select administrative, training and tactical functions. CSDA goals are: Evaluate new training approaches that allow Soldiers to learn anytime/anywhere (providing a …

HELLO ME IT’S ME SOA and stuff

What is it that you want to hear? Will that make you pay attention? Do you need short bullet style sentences? Or do you need just one liners? Do you need to feel close the subject at hand? Or do you need to feel inspired? What is it that will make you "get it" even …

Sensitive Business Person

I have been working in my current industry for over 10 years and I would classify myself as a mid-career professional.  Over the years I have needed to make career adjustments to satisfy my need to grow, make a difference, increase my income, increase my potential, and challenge myself.    I have noticed an interesting pattern …

Architecture Technology: Questions (DoD Specific)

1. What do we produce…so what…can anybody use it? 2. Do we interface with the customer properly? 3. How does the architecture concept relate to People, Process, Methods, Tools specifically related to the JMT, JCIDS and Federation, additionally cyber? a) Is our mission and tasking consistent with the needs of the greater community? Note* Architecture is …

Not in great detail but enough to model a service (Trust Computing)

As written here http://blogs.mulesoft.org/how-to-define-services/ derived from concepts defined in Thomas Erl's SOA series.  The fundamental idea is that there are three levels of services Thomas takes great care to walk the spectrum and discuss use and reuse of services within the scope of the layer in order to accomplish the ultimate business objectives. The reason why this …

Happy Fathers Day

When I woke up this morning the only song resonating in my head was http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x12igl_happy-happy-joy-joy_fun.   Our children bring out the best in us!  Fathers day is not just for us, it is for them.  I hope all of you have a great day and spend the time with you kids that you both deserve. 

Happiness Driven Growth Model

        Friedman points out in his NYT article that our earth is under considerable pressure http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/08/opinion/08friedman.html  It is a sad reflection in a muddy pond.   If we think about all of the nonsense we deal with based on the perception that happiness has to do with wealth.    Interesting old paper here http://charleskenny.blogs.com/weblog/files/hapgro.pdf . …

Something to think about while moving into Monday

Life is short. Simply put when we don't create separate and memorable events in our lives, our brain ignores what is commonly repeated.   The span of time between two points seems shorter as we grow older because we get into routines of constant repetition. The only way to fight or counter this is to …

Common Data Compositions

Any security person will tell you that any information on a system is potentially dangerous.  Securing information is more difficult than just locking a door.  There are organizations that gather information about you and sell this information to the government.  This is legal because people don’t have an exclusive right to privacy (http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/rightofprivacy.html).   The only …