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IT4IT and TOGAF are both highly prominent names in IT and business management. However, it is important to realize that they perform distinct functions and work on different scales.
Combining TOGAF and ArchiMate is an excellent way to create a fully optimized EA practice. The comprehensive and flexible approach of TOGAF can create architectures perfectly suited to your business, while the clarity of ArchiMate will make architectural changes much easier to communicate and facilitate.
If there is a gap between the capabilities of your staff and what your organization seeks to accomplish, it is up to you to find a solution. As your business continues to grow, you will find that upskilling your staff is one of the most economical and beneficial solutions to this dilemma.
A framework is, essentially, a collection of tools, insight, and best practices on one or multiple areas of business management. They are usually backed up by international organizations and driven by feedback not only from leading experts but also practitioners dealing with new and exciting challenges within their day-to-day roles.
If a candidate wants to enjoy the full benefits of studying SRE, they should make themselves aware of what to expect in the coming years, as well as how to keep an eye out for future developments and opportunities.
Unlike DevOps engineers, site reliability engineers have skills that are far easier to pin down. SRE engineers perform specific tasks, while ‘DevOps engineer’ is an umbrella term applied regardless of an individual’s role or skills. SRE is also often more consistent between practitioner organizations, making the skills more transferable.
There is no sole DevOps methodology, nor is there a prescriptive DevOps approach. Instead, DevOps engineers will follow the general pillars of the approach and create ‘DevOps cultures’ with structures suited to their own specific organizations.
When it comes to ‘project management’ and ‘program management’, organizations need to be aware that there are significant differences between them. The best practices, skills, and levels of experience required for project and program managers are distinct. In short, if a company wants to enjoy the full benefits of both, they must be aware of the differences between project and program management.
At this point, SRE and DevOps have been co-existing for nearly a decade. There is no shortage of companies that utilize both frameworks simultaneously, yet there remains a popular discourse that the two are competitors that cover the exact same ground.
Change management is an expansive topic (hardly surprising given its importance), and, as such, there are different types of change that require different change strategies to lead them effectively.