Troux Enterprise Architecture Solutions Table of Contents


Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Managing the IT Portfolio
Chapter 2: Strategic Alignment
Chapter 3: Application Optimization
Chapter 4: IT Governance
Chapter 5: Managing the Function
Chapter 6: Architecture Models
Chapter 7: Transformation Platform Architecture
Chapter 8: Metadata Management
Chapter 9: Visualization
Chapter 10: Troux for TOGAFTM
Chapter 11: Generating Business Value
Chapter 12: Final Thoughts
Appendix: Glossary
Index

  • Chapter 1: Managing the IT Portfolio
    • Management repositories
    • Changing the conversation
    • Troux Technologies
    • Troux Transformation Platform
    • Enterprise Architecture repository
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Strategic Alignment
    • Alignment business case
    • What is alignment?
    • The aligned business
    • Is measuring alignment possible?
    • Alignment meta-model
    • Troux Alignment application
      • Bridging EA with the EPMO
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Application Optimization
    • Our legacy
    • Optimization meta-model
    • Optimization process
      • Step 1: Establish the application portfolio
      • Step 2: Define application categories
      • Step 3: Establish core stewardship/ownership data
      • Step 4: Establish application metadata scope
      • Step 5: Load application data
      • Step 6: Train owners and stewards
      • Step 7: Establish "information user" needs
      • Step 8: Analyze and rationalize applications
    • Using the database
    • Optimizing the portfolio
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: IT Governance
    • IT standards
    • Architecture governance process
      • Sample application architecture questions
      • Sample information architecture questions
      • Sample network architecture questions
      • Sample platform architecture questions
      • Sample operations architecture questions
      • Industry trends and open standards questions
    • The virtual Chief Technology Officer
    • Governance and managerial behavior
    • Troux Standards
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Managing the Function
    • Targeted charter
    • Staffing the function
      • Vice President/Director of Enterprise Architecture
      • Director/Manger of Architecture Governance
      • Director/Manager of Solution Architects
      • Solution Architect
      • Director/Manager of Domain Architects
      • Director/Manager of Emerging Technology
      • Research Services Coordinator
      • Business Architect
    • Management metrics
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Architecture Models
    • The roots of Enterprise Architecture
    • Modern EA modeling
    • TOGAF and architecture modeling
    • Troux Architect
      • Model Browser
      • Model Annotator
      • Model Editor
      • Model Designer
      • Meta-model Developer
      • File Formats
    • EA modeling with Troux Semantics
      • Asset domains
      • Concept domains
    • Establishing a business architecture
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: Transformation Platform Architecture
    • Architecture overview
    • Troux Architect
    • Troux Semantics
    • Troux Metaverse framework
      • Metaverse client tier
      • Metaverse application tier
      • Metaverse database tier
    • Communications and data paths
    • Firewall considerations
    • Troux Collection architecture
      • Typical data sources
    • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Metadata Management
    • Metadata management models
      • Centralized management model
      • Federated management model
      • Hybrid management model
    • Data migration strategy
      • Establish a credible core
      • Automate maintenance
      • Build from the core
      • Promote usage
    • Troux metadata collection
      • About data collection
      • Objective of data collection
      • Data collection development process
        • Step 1: Build a Collector
        • Step 2: Configure TUX processing jobs
        • Step 3: Deploy the data collection process
    • Troux Data Collection Architecture
    • Summary
  • Chapter 9: Visualization
    • Everything in one place
    • Visualizing complex relationships
    • Impact analysis
    • Lifecycle management
    • Technology blueprints
    • Compliance management
    • Batch reporting
      • Reporting Framework
      • Datamart Generator
      • Reporting Systems Architecture
      • Business Intelligence Reporting Tool (BIRT)
    • Summary
  • Chapter 10: Troux for TOGAFTM
    • Introduction to TOGAF
    • The Enterprise Continuum
    • The Architecture Continuum
    • The Architecture Development Methodology
    • The Architecture Repository
    • The need for an EA methodology
    • Summary
  • Chapter 11: Generating Business Value
    • Reducing project cycle-time
      • Streamline Requirements and Analysis Phase
      • Streamline infrastructure delivery
    • Reducing IT costs
    • Identifying revenue-generating projects
    • Positioning scarce resources
    • Summary
  • Chapter 12: Final Thoughts
    • Managing the chaos
    • Troux solutions
    • EA and the cloud
      • Establish a control point
      • Strengthen existing policies
      • Engage IT as the systems integrator
    • The future of EA

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