Architecture Links

ECSA Identity and Access Management Resources

There are a number of IAM resources that we provide our clients free of charge. Some of those are:

ECSA IAM diagrams – This IAM diagram allows you to understand the various components of IAM that should be thought about when looking at solutions.

ECSA IdM ROI calculator v2.0 – The ECSA IdM ROI calculator can show your business level people the return on investment that you may get when putting in a Provisioning solution.

ECSA IAM Reference Architecture v3.0 – The ECSA IAM Reference Architecture can be used to show how all the different IAM components work together.

ECSA IAM how it all fits together – This is a presentation deck that ECSA has put together just to talk about the different components in IAM and how they all work together.

Architecture Links

There are a number of Architecture Links that we recommend that you check out.

MIT CISR’s Enterprise Architecture – This site goes into depth with regards to how they view Enterprise Architecture and the various components included in EA. They also have an Architecture Maturity model that you may want to take a look at.

TOGAF Guidance for Security Architecture – this chapter of TOGAF is meant to explain the security considerations that need to be addressed during application of the TOGAF Architecture Development Method (ADM).

TOGAF Architecture Capability Frameworks – This link takes to to a site within TOGAF that talks about 3 different architecture maturity models; Software Engineering Institute, US DoC ACMM, and CMMI.

National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) – The NASCIO site contains all sorts of information that an Enterprise Architect or Security Architect would look for as well as Webinars that you can register for.

WikiDOT Enterprise Architecture Maturity Model – WikiDOT has a nice model that allows the Architect to measure and grow their Architecture practice.

Forrester: EA Assessment Blog – Forrester Analyst Henry Peyret wrote a blog that talks to the importance of a maturity & assessment model.

A Tailored Enterprise Architecture Maturity Model – Paul Sullivan provided a slide deck on LinkedIn that talks about how to tailor an Enterprise Architecture Maturity model for the use of the Architecture practice.

Gartner – Enterprise Architecture Process and Framework Help Meet 21st Century Challenges – This is an article from Gartner that provides analysis of Architecture processes and frameworks.

Implementing an effective Enterprise Architecture – A LinkedIn SlideShare presentation on how to implement an effective architecture practice.

Enterprise Architecture and TOGAF 9 Overview – A slideshare presentation on Enterprise Architecture with regards to TOGAF.

LEAD website – LEADing Practice is an Enterprise Standards Body providing repeatable and reusable best practices (what works well) industry practices (performance accelerators) and leading practices (outperforming and value patterns).

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) – The Skills Framework for the Information Age is your essential resource for organisational design and talent management in Information Technology.