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Data Architecture Assessment

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Problem Definition I had a chance to review Data Architecture of a small ERP (I’m citing an example of sales module where address and invoice tables de-normalized to accommodate some of address attribute in the Invoice table) in a firm which has small database (in terms of table only having 50 tables and few stored procedures as well because of bad coding practicef) but I found that those are quite messy. They were using structured data architecture and implemented database in RDBMS server so, in that case, the implemented database structures should have been in, and at least, the 3rd Normal...
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You might not be aware but your enterprise has an Enterprise Architecture, so you better start cashing in on its benefits. It would be a big waste not to because every day time and effort is spent on your Enterprise Architecture. And there is no way to stop this, EA is not an option, it is a necessity. When I look at the things I do, like doing small jobs in my garage or preparing a meal, I follow a certain pattern. Somehow I transformed random activities into fixed patterns. Not because I had to, not because I needed to cooperate...
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In my previous post we discussed about our newly launched Ask the Architects (ATA) Service. Hope you had a chance to post your queries to our experts. If not, go ahead and share your Architecture issues and our team will be more than happy to assist. In the last several years, I have interacted and participated in various discussion forums. Very often discussion forums lacked basic features like file attachment, similar question search etc. Also it is a common experience among the experts that after one or two replies on a post, the discussion tend to lose the track or...
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"Ask the Architect" is a new architecture service from iCMG for your prompt and "on-demand" architecture need. There is worldwide acceptance of Enterprise / IT Architecture as an emerging engineering discipline. It's both urgent and critical to ensure timely solution of the architecture issues. You will agree that delay in resolving architecture disputes could have far reaching impact on your project, systems and enterprise success. Though the dependency on architect is increasing, the cost of architecture service is getting higher. The key reason being there are few good practicing architect world over. With "Ask the Architect", an expert can respond...
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It’s interesting to note that Enterprise Architecture have made their way up to the boardroom just as a board level talk of outsourcing did in the 1990s. When re-skilling has become only way of effective survival, participating in Exclusive workshops like Zachman Certified Enterprise Architect will prove useful. But justifying your attendance and convincing your management about the workshop is seldom an easy task! However to make your job easy, we have collated information that can help management appreciate the tangible benefits. This will help you to communicate the value, cost analysis, event plan to your manager. Modify the information as required. Apart...
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