Modern IT Architecture Is Helping

The recent growth of standards-based service-oriented architecture and related approaches and technology, such as business process management and event-driven architecture, is moderating the negative impact of many of these trends.  The approach presented here is complementary to these changes in how IT tackles problems.  How this approach interacts with and complements a modern IT architecture is explained in Chapter 10, "EDM and the IT Department," of our book, Smart (Enough) Systems.