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Empowering Businesses With Collaborative Enterprise Architecture Frameworks

Empowering Businesses With Collaborative Enterprise Architecture Frameworks
Author(s)/Editor(s): Tiko Iyamu (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa)
Copyright: ©2020
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8229-8
ISBN13: 9781522582298
ISBN10: 1522582290
EISBN13: 9781522582304

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Increasingly, organizations allocate a substantial financial budget to the acquisition, implementation, and management of IT solutions. IT solutions are employed strategic partners in supporting business strategic outcome, and the solutions are tools used to support operational activities within an environment. Given the vast amounts being invested in IT solutions and development, there is a need for a better return and outcome for organizations.

Empowering Businesses With Collaborative Enterprise Architecture Frameworks is an essential reference source that provides readers with pragmatic, implementable strategies and direction to create IT with collaborative capabilities that can reduce the cost of running IT within an organization. Moreover, the book offers pragmatic roadmaps to adopting disruptive IT solutions effectively and efficiently and towards gaining a better understanding of enterprise architecture as a means to business decision making. Featuring research on topics such as business engineering, cloud computing, and open systems, this book is ideally designed for managers, directors, and other business decision makers; government and industry policymakers; business and enterprise architects; industry professionals; academicians; researchers; and students.



Author's/Editor's Biography

Tiko Iyamu (Ed.)
Tiko Iyamu holds a PhD in Information Systems. He is currently a Professor of Information Technology at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa. He was a Professor of Informatics Tshwane University of Technology. Thereafter, he was a Professor of Informatics, Chair of Health Informatics at the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek, Namibia. He also serves as a Professor Extraordinaire at the Department of Computer Science, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. In 2013 and 2014, he was a visiting professor at Flensburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany.

Prior to his fulltime appointment in academic in 2009, Professor Iyamu held several positions in both Public and Private Institutions in South Africa. He was System Analyst and Technologist at both Nedcor Investment Bank and Metropolitan Life, respectively. He became the Chief Architect at the City of Cape Town in 1999. Thereafter, he joined Old Mutual as IT Architect, from 2001 to 2008. Iyamu’s last corporate experience was at a MWeb, as Head of IT Architecture & Governance.

Iyamu is the author of books, such as Enterprise Architecture: From Concept to Practice (First and Second editions) and Application of Underpinning Theories in Information Systems. He has published widely, over seventy-four research articles in book chapters, journals and conference proceedings. Professor Iyamu is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Actor-Network Theory and Technological Innovation (IJANTTI), USA.

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