Software Development Why Business Architecture Matters

When consulting on software projects, there is a common question many Enterprise Architects may ask of product owners: “What exactly are you trying to accomplish?”.  All too common in software projects is the scenario where business analysts and product owners, when considering system requirements, are most concerned with what happens when this button is clicked, […] Architectural Lessons We Can Take Away Architectural Lessons We Can Take Away

Amid the fanfare, the excitement, resentment, and fervor surrounding the rollout of the new Healthcare exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, the one topic that everyone can agree on is that the Federal Marketplace Website at flat out stinks.  For IT professionals, however, there is much to be learned from the issues that have […]

Work-around for the exchange identity verification bug

Applicants that signed on within the first few days were unable to verify their identity through the Experian identification process due to the heavy load on the system.  The identity verification would fail, and the account would be forever locked out from trying again.  The system would then ask the applicant to upload documents for […]