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Core Architecture Principles for Digital Business and the IoT — Part 2: Innovate and Reinvent

Published: 20 April 2017

ID: G00324416

Analyst(s): Yefim Natis


Application leaders responsible for architecture are facing increasing demands for innovation. The principles guiding an organization's architecture decisions must support the transformational demands of digital business, and move beyond early incremental modernization.

Table Of Contents


  • Think Architecture First
    • The Fundamental Principles
    • The Advanced Principles


  • Think Digital Business: Use Event-Driven Architecture in the Event-Driven World
  • Think Digital Business Technology Platform: Unify Operations of Events and Services
  • Think IoT: Know the Digital Twin Architecture
  • Think Context: Build for Intelligent Business Decisions
  • Think Real Time: Integrate Immediate Analysis With Transactions and Events

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