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Invitation to my presentation on AI systems for the IASA Global eSummit on Machine Learning (8/17 @ 11am CDT)

What: ‘Distributed AI Systems for Optimizing Human and Machine Intelligence’ When: Wednesday, 8/17/16 at 11am CDT for live version, IASA Full Members can access recorded version Where: IASA Global eSummit on Machine Learning (free with registration http://www.iasaglobal.org/august-esummit/ ) I would like to thank Doug McDavid for recommending me as a presenter to IASA Global and

Debugging a container that won’t start

To implement an architecture that takes advantage of container technology, one way to persist the data has been to use a separate data container. In my case, I am using Jenkins in a container, and I want to save the configuration/jobs/history from my CI flow. Ideally, this container would a part of some kind of

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Form, Structure and Function – Architecture is NOT Emergent

I have recently been studying the implications of Agile on enterprise and technology architecture. As a part of that I was looking through traditional architects relationship to other team members (structural engineers, construction, plumbers, electricians, etc). This has always been a passion of mine as a student of professions but this time I was looking

A question of (for. About) ethical choices…

What is the ethical responsibility of a software architect? First off, defining what and where the person is acting is critical. In this particular conversation let’s assume that the software architect is working for a company and providing services for that company. In doing some internal research you discover something. You find that the organization

Business Architecture 2.0 Recap

Iasa Topic of the month: Business Architecture 2.0 Each month Iasa will cover a new trending topic via eSummits (virtual conferences), interviews, articles and guest blog appearances. Businee Architecture is defined as "a blueprint of the enterprise that provides a common understanding of the organization and is used to align strategic objectives and tactical demands." People who

2016 TRENDS IN BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

Business Applications Trends: 2016 The world of business applications is changing. Today most business applications still run as autonomous walled gardens. A CRM system bought and deployed by one department seldom talks to a supply chain management (SCM) system bought by another. But business applications already account for about $300 billion in global IT spend.

Big Data/Information Architecture Recap

Iasa Topic of the month: Big Data/Information Architecture Each month Iasa will cover a new trending topic via eSummits (virtual conferences), interviews, articles and guest blog appearances. Information Architecture is the structural design of shared information environments; the art and science of organizing and labelling websites, intranets, online communities and software to support usability and findability; and

Iasa Views & Viewpoints – The Working Group Series Part II

As we move along the roadmap to version 3.0 of the ITABoK (if you are not familiar with the ITABoK, read more here),  I will overview each of our current working groups.  In the Part I,  we looked at the Iasa Engagement Model.  In Part II of this series I will cover the Views and