December 15, 2003
The E-Gov Year in Review
What was the highlight of the year in e-government? I gave my bid in my 2003 E-Gov Round-Up. I call 2003 the Year of Enterprise Architecture.
What will 2004 bring? My bid is digital identity management.
October 05, 2003
Forman speaks out
Ending a self-imposed seven-week silence since stepping down as the federal government's first E-administrator in mid-August, Forman says the government has not only met but in many instances has surpassed most businesses in developing an enterprise architecture aimed at simplifying computing in large organizations. "The federal government isn't two years behind business any more," says Forman, who has joined Cassatt Corp., an enterprise software startup, as executive VP of worldwide services.
I'm looking for best practice stories about EA in government. Suggestions?
September 04, 2003
In a crisis, interoperability is paramount
From the study:
The Department of Homeland Security architecture should be interoperability driven versus technology driven. The Federal environment often is focused primarily on control and governance, not always about defining how the job really needs to get done.
August 28, 2003
Linux and Mac OS in the Federal Enterprise Architecture
It might be that open source faces barriers, but GCN reports that Linux, Mac OS added to Federal Enterprise Architecture platforms. The Office of Management and Budget has added Linux and Mac OS to the list of supporting platforms in the new version of the Technical Reference Model (PDF) of the Federal Enterprise Architecture.
July 12, 2003
The proof of the pudding ...
... is in the eating.