Companies have recognized, particularly large businesses, that building IT systems is complex. Enterprise architects are responsible for applying many of the same skills that building architects are required to display. They must understand structural integrity, operational safety, functional utility, and must assure that the systems satisfy mandatory requirements.
For the building architect, those requirements are normally expressed in both legal structures, such as building codes, and technical engineering resources, such as load tables.
But, wait a minute. Don’t IT architects have similar requirements?
In the 21st century, it is certainly true that any IT network, system or service must navigate through a bundle of legal rules regarding information, access and use, preservation and destruction, transfer, and other requirements. But unlike … Read More