May 3rd, 2012
Let’s set the stage with a couple of assertions:
- There will be a proliferation of cloud solutions within an enterprise – recall the days of client/server computing, where each line of business (LOB) or department went out to purchase its own solution, outside the control of IT.
- Recognizing the previous assertion, enlightened IT leaders have already started working proactively with their peers within the LOBs, sourcing, and with the financial controllers, to “educate” them about cloud, and ensure that they and IT are invited to the party!
Within this context, and before delving into enterprise architecture, let’s consider for the moment different aspects of a system.
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