Presentation on theme: "DPR310. What’s happening in IT? Consumer expectations and appetites are evolving."— Presentation transcript:
What’s happening in IT?
Consumer expectations and appetites are evolving
Solutions are becoming targeted/personalized
Corporate/public customers have shifted focus to best overall value
Winning companies will make the best usage of information
Social aspects of decision-making are dominant
Logically and geographically distributed resources and ownership
Mobility is changing long- standing business models and processes
Security considerations continue to evolve
Economic conditions will remain volatile
Plan for change in the role of the architect and the practice of architecture
The re-emergence of the “lone architect”
BUSINESSIT Shifting alignment
Design Quality Attributes IT Environment Business Technology Alignment Human Dynamics Architect Capabilities must evolve The IASA Skills Taxonomy –
Quality Attributes Design Tracking environmental behavior Estimate optimal SLAs Understanding distributed (hidden) costs Forecasting resource consumption Understanding impact Increase focus on agility Define new routines to drive to desired capabilities within IT Auditable transparency
IT Environment New questions to ask Black box vs transparent solutions Aligning deployments Interdependency management Testing considerations Managing quality Measuring adaptability and efficiency Highly distributed resources Get your management processes right
Business Technology Alignment Go to market Understand changing business dynamics Move beyond request/response engagement What will catapult your company ahead of its competition? Know the players Speak the language Don’t play the hero
Human Dynamics These are not my beautiful stakeholders Be impactfulBe brief You can’t control the circumstances of communication – be ready Be the Voice of Reason Influence without passion Now is the time to fill your capability gaps
What is the Opportunity?
Re-craft yourself Re-define architecture Change our world
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