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Architecture and Modelling

Related Topics:Service Oriented Approaches Enterprise Architecture

For a number of years it has become more pressing for universities and colleges, and especially their IS Directors, to raise their game when it comes to building, adapting and maintaining their ICT applications and infrastructure.

This aspiration has led to an increasing interest in service oriented approaches, enterprise architecture, cloud computing, shared services, standards, soft systems approaches, various kinds of modeling, collaborative design, improving IT governance, engaging senior management and much more.

This section focuses particularly on three of these areas: modeling, service-orientation and enterprise architecture.


29 Nov 2013 Wilbert Kraan
Knowing how to procure your IT services, software and hardware is a vital function in any organisation. Assessing one’s maturity in this aspect can be complex, which is why SURF developed a simpler approach. There are a number of perspectives to take on IT and its place in an organisation, but for further and higher […]
Architecture and Modelling
03 May 2013 Adam's Workblog
The ease with which data can be transferred without loss of meaning from a store to an analytical tool – whether this tool is in the hands of a data scientist, a learning science researcher, a teacher, or a learner – and the ability of these users to select and apply a range of tools […]
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17 Apr 2013 Wilbert Kraan
Last weekend, a motley crew of designers, students, developers, business and government people came together in Edinburgh to prototype designs and apps to help learners manage their journeys. With help, I built a prototype that showed how curriculum and course offering data can be combined with e-portfolios to help learners find their way. The first […]
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21 Jan 2013 Phil Barker
I went to a meeting for stakeholders interested in the eTernity (European textbook reusability networking and interoperability) initiative. The hope is that eTernity will be a project of the CEN Workshop on Learning Technologies with the objective of gathering requirements and proposing a framework to provide European input to ongoing work by ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC36, […]
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04 Dec 2012 Sharon's Blog
Just one year ago, there was no Coursera. MOOCs can offer an agile solution that takes student needs into account. And now the MOOC has just got better.
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Architecture and Modelling Events

Past Events

2nd ArchiMate Modelling Bash
Date: 01 Nov 2011 to 02 Nov 2011
Introduction to Modelling
Date: 08 Dec 2009

Architecture and Modelling Resources

Flexible service Delivery projects in PROD
Date: Apr 2010
Key Challenges in the Design of Learning Technology Standards - Observations and Proposals
Date: Apr 2010
Modeling resources
Date: Apr 2010
PwC Tech Forecast - EA Focus Issue
Date: Mar 2010
The PriceWaterhouseCoopers Technology Forecast (2010 Issue 1) focuses on future directions and challenges for Enterprise Architecture
Unleashing EA: Institutional Architectures and the value of joined up thinking
Date: Nov 2009
A report by TechWatch on the JISC Enterprise Architecture pilots.

Architecture and Modelling Publications

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