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The Art And Science Of IT Architecture Design
J. Dowling - June 3, 2002

1. Introduction
2. The Art of Architecture Design
3. What about the Science of architecture design?
 
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Introduction  

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 columns by Mr. Dowling at this site or visit Midrange Showcase at www.midrangecomputing.com/showcase/.

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