Packages Do Not Let You Off the Hook

John A. Zachman   

I hear people all the time say, Well, we bought the XYZ (usually an ERP-type) package so therefore we don’t have to worry about Architecture anymore, the package vendor has done it all for us, or something like that. I usually respond by saying, Packages are really good, but they are NOT a substitute for Architecture. However, before I develop any ideas about packages, let me review some things about Enterprise Architecture.

Published in 2001


Date added: 08/02/2018

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