Pre-Requirement Estimation for IT Projects

September 24, 2012

Objectives and requirements – they are what makes the project world go ’round. Changing a business’ operations for the better requires one to decide what are the objectives of the change, and what are the requirements a change must meet to satisfy the objective.

Implementing the change usually starts with someone needing to know what the change is going to cost!

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It’s Not About the Tool

September 6, 2012

For practically every profession under the sun there are tools that make the job easier. From bakers to builders, everyone has their choice of implements to ply their trade. Naturally these tools will range from entry level, toy tools to expensive gadgets with more features and sophistication. Enterprise architecture is certainly no exception.

One of our primary tools for designing architecture, of course, is a modeling tool. Modeling tools help us visualize our design into standard, in our case UML, models. There are a variety of these tools in the marketplace, ranging from basic “drawing style” tools to far more advanced suites with “model awareness”, version control, team collaboration capabilities, etc.

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