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5 'out there' interview questions for Enterprise Architects

Posted by Simeon Evans on Jan 3, 2018 3:02:00 PM

Our latest research entitled 'Does Enterprise Architecture need a re-brand?' has highlighted that 'vision' is one of the key things that business leaders look for when hiring their next 'go to advisor' on all things technical. In fact, 58% of respondants stated it was the number one quality they look for in an Enterprise Architect. But in a backdrop where 52% feel that the role is being watered down, we caught up with Simeon Evans to find out his top 5 - slightly 'out there'- interview questions that draw out the candidates capable of bridging the balance of technology, people and politics to create tangible - short term - value. 

 

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Tags: Software Development & Architecture

When it comes to developers is it all about location, location, location?

Posted by Gianni Boscarato on Jul 12, 2017 5:37:00 PM

Over the last two years around 90% of my day to day activity has been spent talking to developers. It's my job. So it’s safe to say I have had a fair amount of exposure into the thought processes developers go through when it comes to looking for their next role. It's an issue I have been facinated by for some time and to take it to the next level I decided to conduct a survey to get to the bottom of what really attracts developers to a role - the money, the opportunity or the location?

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Tags: Software Development & Architecture

5 Great Reasons to Register for our 'CIO's in Utilities' Roundtable

Posted by Joshua Springer on Jun 27, 2017 1:18:30 PM

We take the time to catch up with Joshua Springer, Client Services Manager for Utilities, on why he believes the 'Flicking the Switch' roundtable is a must attend event for any CIO that is in the process of creating a customer focused IT strategy in the Utilities industry.

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Tags: Utilities

The five silver bullets of Cyber defence

Posted by Simon Kouttis on Mar 8, 2017 9:56:21 AM

Already this year we have watched a number of high-profile cyber-attacks unfold with disastrous consequences, proving that what the security industry has been doing to date isn’t working. So it’s no wonder that the cyber security industry has become a hotbed of innovation, churning out creative products designed to outsmart would-be attackers. It’s a booming industry with exciting start-ups and innovative technologies emerging left right and centre all claiming to be the next “silver bullet” of cyber defence. We’ve had a look at these emerging players and pulled together our pick of the five hottest capabilities in cyber security.  

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Tags: Cyber Security