The Art And Science Of IT
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J. Dowling -
June 3, 2002
To assure flexibility and lasting value, information system
designs and product selection must be guided by an architectural
plan for infrastructure and applications systems. The Art of
architecture design is in extracting business requirements; the
Science is translating them into technology solutions.
Note: This note first appeared in a column by James F.
Dowling in Mid-Range Computing. Look for other
previously published Mid-Range Computing
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