Introducing Information Management for NoSQL

As Gartner warns in the report, adopting NoSQL storage can result in Information … read more

Introducing Quantitative Enterprise Architecture

It is rather ridiculous that the discussion on Data Driven Enterprise did not … read more

OWL Modelling for Information Architects

Business Abstraction delivered OWL training customised for experienced Information Architects. The target audience … read more

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Enterprise Architect for Architects – Canberra 9-11 November 2016

The course has been introduced in 2007, however it is reviewed and updated every year to reflect the latest capabilities of Enterprise Architect and the changes in the technology landscape. It provides consistent and integrated set of skills, patterns and techniques that enable competent and cost-effective Solution Architecture. Audience: While


OWL Modelling for Information Architects

As OWL modelling moves from academy into mainstream, we face a strange situation. There are academics in the field of Semantic Web, who understand many details of Ontology modelling and the associated problems. Some of them have been teaching post-graduate students for some time, and are happy to share the


Canberra Training for March-June 2015

I am happy to announce our training for March-June 2015 in Canberra. We put together a program that includes the widest range of courses, ranging from very basic introductory courses essential for any IT professional coming in contact with Sparx Enterprise Architect, to highly ambitious workshops for forward-looking Change Leaders. Specialised Courses The


Enterprise is the Data: Are Processes Overrated?

The first thing I noticed when started to transition some of my clients from UML to OWL Ontology Modelling was that there was no notation for process modelling. While since then I developed an approach to model process-related information, that revelation made me think about the importance of processes. I


Expect More Sparse Data

One of the arguments for NoSQL Databases, along their ability to handle Big Data, is their ability to handle sparse data. Sparse data is data that if loaded into a relational DB will contain too many nulls – for any record, most of the columns will have no values. In


Introducing Information Management for NoSQL

As Gartner warns in the report, adopting NoSQL storage can result in Information Governance Debt.   We have a solution


Introducing Quantitative Enterprise Architecture

It is rather ridiculous that the discussion on Data Driven Enterprise did not involve Enterprise Architecture. That could eventually relegate Enterprise Architecture into an irrelevant bunch of people who produce pretty pictures for ignorant while other people deliver real improvement by placing real data in front of the relative executives. However that


OWL Modelling for Information Architects

Business Abstraction delivered OWL training customised for experienced Information Architects. The target audience are the people who know how to govern data of a large enterprise, yet has no idea what Prolog language or Descriptive Logic are – while most traditional OWL courses presume exactly opposite. Contact us for more


Canberra Training for May-June 2013

I am happy to announce our training for May-June 2013 in Canberra. We put together a program that includes the widest range of courses, ranging from very basic introductory courses essential for any IT professional coming in contact with Sparx Enterprise Architect, to highly ambitious workshops for forward-looking Change Leaders. Specialised Courses The


To Succeed, Embrace Failure

We all know that enterprise IT projects are hugely expensive. Through my 20 years of Australian Enterprise IT I’ve seen implementation projects that cost more that development of the original software. Furthermore, many of those projects either fail or deliver marginal improvement over the processes that existed before the project.