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Enterprise Software Architecture and Design: Entities, Services, and Resources (Quantitative Software Engineering Series)
Enterprise Software Architecture and Design: Entities, Services, and Resources (Quantitative Software Engineering Series)
by Dominic Duggan
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £81.95

2.0 out of 5 stars some good points but a very lengthly academic paper, 4 Jan 2013
There is some good content in some places in this book but it is far too lenghtly and academic in it's nature rather than practical. Many of the models are not detailed enough to provide value as standard notation (e.g. UML, Archimate etc) is not used. Some maths is also thrown in but doesn't add value either.

Very expensive for the content, especially when many pages need to be flicked through quickly to keep your interest in reaching the end.


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1.0 out of 5 stars THESE DON'T WORK - COMPLETE WASTE OF MONEY, 19 Dec 2012
I have had two of these given to me an unfortunately a complete waste of money by the person who purchased these. The CODES DON'T WORK and I just get standard "try it now" messages from unhelpful amazon staff. Give money instead it least money still works!
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Simple Architectures for Complex Enterprises (PRO-best Practices)
Simple Architectures for Complex Enterprises (PRO-best Practices)
by Roger Sessions
Edition: Paperback
Price: £18.69

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not Enterprise Architecture and not very useful for IT architecture either, 30 Oct 2012
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Bought this book as I read the verty favourable reviews. I have been working as an Enterprise / Tehnical / Software Architecture for over 6 years but thought it was worth increasing my knowledge.

I was very disappointed with this book which could be easily condensed to a page or even the line "simpler architectures are easier to develop and maintain". Wow, what an insight! The author attempts to hype this rather obvious premise using mathematics and some dubious "propriety" processes he invented called "SIPs" and "ABC".

Not a practical guide to developing, managing or governing EA or any type of architectures. Not much academic value either. Any architeture attempting to "sell" a solution using concepts in the book would get laughed out of any boardroom!


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