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Information Architect

Information Architect

An architect holds responsibility for the solution to a problem.

He also documents the system, its subsystems and relationships between subsystems.

Included are also the principles that govern subsequent development.

His documentation contains the model that serves as input for those that will develop the  required system.

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Emotion

Emotion

Many people view good architects as people with grey hair - this is partly true. Good architects mostly have matured during a career that spans ten years or more.This is especially true in the world of information systems, where architecture is a relatively young discipline. Furthermore, architecture is a complex matter with a lot of abstraction involved. It is a serious business where emotion is almost absent.
 

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Three Chinese Philosophies

Three Chinese Philosophies

 

From ancient China, three philosophies form the bedrock of ancient Chinese culture.

They each have a particular focus and also discuss the opposite of this main focus.

They are:

- Confucianism

- Taoism

’- Buddhism

 

It is difficult for „western“ people to understand that these are not religions. They are all philosophies. They do not believe in a „higher being“ or „supernatural power“.

They all focus on real life order. Each is unique in helping maintain order and structure in society and personal life.

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Reuse

Reuse

Reuse, something that you once created or had, and can use again

In communication, this might connect to integrity or consistency.

Most such uses may change somewhat overtime as the result of maturing.

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Patterns

Patterns

I look at the world, its society, its systems, written and unwritten protocols and rules...

And I see patterns, things that occur many times in some kind of system.

Patterns may lead to change, drastical change, and a new pattern will emerge.

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The Design of Everyday Things

The Design of Everyday Things

The design of everyday things. A book by Donald Norman.

 

It focuses on intuitive designs without the necessity of a manual to explain the functions.

Implicit systems where I design much more explicit systems, explaing it all in layman terms.

Car radios, cameras, overhead projectors, smartphones and many more.

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Architecture Thinking

Architecture Thinking

In May, 2004, I had a chance to visit Brussels, the beautiful Belgian capital. I stayed at the Ibis hotel which is located in the North West of the city, near the exposition area. That day, I was up early and had a chance to take part in the breakfast that was offered by the hotel. There were not many people in the room that was created for this purpose. It was Sunday when most of us are not so much pressed for time.

 

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