As a member of Iasa Global, you will tap into resources that will help you address day-to-day challenges and keep you at the forefront of architectural practice and business development strategy. The Iasa Global association works to bring you benefits that promote knowledge sharing and contribute to the success of the worldwide architect community.
Iasa Newsletter - The monthly electronic newsletter gives Iasa members the latest information regarding future chapter meetings, member discounts, articles, industry news and volunteer opportunities.
Architecture Repository - The Iasa repository includes the latest industry news, articles, reusable resources such as patterns and templates, industry related blog entries and access to the quarterly Perspectives, the Iasa journal.
Self-Assessment - To determine the activities and resources most beneficial for you at this point in your career, Iasa has created an online self-assessment based on the "Five Pillars". In addition all members will be able to download a copy in pdf format.
Downloadable IT Architect Body of Knowledge (ITABoK) - The ITABoK is the skills collection of the proven IT Architecture best practices collected from successful IT Architects globally including the five foundational pillars: Business Technology Strategy, IT Environment, Quality Attributes, and Design and Human Dynamics.
Free Professional LucidChart Account - Collaborate globally with other architects and leverage the world's largest design and architecture library to jump start any architecture effort.
Exclusive Member Discounts - Iasa members receive thousands of dollars worth of discounts for various products and events throughout the year.
Recognition - Iasa gives members the opportunity to publish their opinions and ideas through articles, white papers, presentations and book reviews.
Job Board - The architecture community finally has a job board dedicated to architects. Post your resume or search for job opportunities.
Local Chapters - Interact directly with other architects through meetings and expert panels at an Iasa chapter nearest you. If your community does not yet have an Iasa chapter, you are welcomed to join Iasa's Global Chapter until one is established.
Events - We bring professional development for technology decision makers directly to your community through training seminars, conferences, and road shows. Iasa also holds special events for community outreach and fundraising.
Member Forums - Iasa has received numerous requests for membership forums so we hope you enjoy using them as much as we enjoy providing them.
Member Blogs - Iasa members have the ability to write blog entries on architecture related topics.
Architecture Training Program - As a part of our ongoing effort to provide service and value to IT architects, the Iasa Education Department is developing coursework to better train and educate architects. This program, officially called the Architect Training Program (ATP), will provide online course work and eventually classroom training in order to advance both the fundamental and specialty skills of IT architects.
Certification - Iasa is currently developing the first architecture certification completely free of vendor influence.
Working Groups - The working group program brings together industry leaders and architecture experts to drive progress and best practices in areas which directly affect the jobs of practicing architects. The output of the Iasa working group is subjected to review by Iasa members and must be validated by the architecture community in order for the work to be released to the public.