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Why the Internet of Things Data Will Spark an IT Revolution

What does this mean, if not Hadoop or in-memory as the end-all, be-all?

IT systems will need to adapt, and evolving — or simply adding on to the existing relational database management system architecture — isn’t going to cut it.

What does this mean, if not Hadoop or in-memory as the end-all, be-all? TechTarget writer Nicole Laskowski sums it up nicely: Architecture matters.

It turns out, even that simple statement will require something of a revolution, as Jason Bloomberg explains in a Forbes column.

Bloomberg is an EA expert who spent 12 years at ZapThink, a SOA consultancy firm. Frankly, the rise of service-oriented architecture was huge for enterprise architecture in general, promising to make EAs a major force in businesses.

Apparently, businesses and enterprise architects alike are still waiting for that eventuality. Bloomberg writes that while people have been successful in architecting enterprises, many are not actually EAs or even married to a particular EA framework.

Read the entire article at http://www.itbusinessedge.com/blogs/integration/why-the-internet-of-things-data-will-spark-an-it-revolution.html?mchk=1.

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Jason Bloomberg is the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise. As president of Intellyx, Mr. Bloomberg brings his years of thought leadership in the areas of Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Service-Oriented Architecture to a global clientele of business executives, architects, software vendors, and Cloud service providers looking to achieve technology-enabled business agility across their organizations and for their customers. His latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), sets the stage for Mr. Bloomberg’s groundbreaking Agile Architecture vision.

Mr. Bloomberg is perhaps best known for his twelve years at ZapThink, where he created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, the leading SOA advisory and analysis firm, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011. He now runs the successor to the LZA program, the Bloomberg Agile Architecture Course, around the world.

Mr. Bloomberg is a frequent conference speaker and prolific writer. He has published over 500 articles, spoken at over 300 conferences, Webinars, and other events, and has been quoted in the press over 1,400 times as the leading expert on agile approaches to architecture in the enterprise.

Mr. Bloomberg’s previous book, Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (John Wiley & Sons, 2006, coauthored with Ron Schmelzer), is recognized as the leading business book on Service Orientation. He also co-authored the books XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996).

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting).