Consulting

Ensuring Your Tactical State Architecture is Practical

When building out architecture (solution/software/integration/digital/etc architecture), it’s important to consider if the context of the architecture fits into tactical or not. What’s a tactical architecture? I define tactical architecture as “temporary” architecture that gets the business to a reasonable target […]

Architecting Your Enterprise APIs Into a Set of API Experiences and the Demise of the Monolithic API

As organizations move to API-lead approaches to architecture and design new API target states for the organization, the concept of a set of publishing a set of experience based API services no doubt come into play. API Management application vendors […]

The Problem with Mandating Enterprise Target State Architecture

In attempt to standardize, future proof, and keep up with technology standards, organizations are challenged to provide a set of standards in how solutions are architected and implemented. This is reasonable, and I’ve often been tasked with creating and working […]

How to Drive Change, Reduce Regression & Technical Debt, and Make Data Driven Decisions that Inspire Confidence in Business Owners

Recently, I had the opportunity to come on board a complex enterprise application project for one of Canada’s biggest financial and insurance firms.  I was brought in as a consultant half way through one of their new significant enterprise application […]