Episode 11 — Short History of Enterprise Architecture (Part 2)

This is the second part in a short series on the history of enterprise architecture. In this episode, I describe the rise of the PC, the internet and client-server computing, and with them the coalescence of rigorous enterprise architecture practices. 


The Enterprise Architecture Framework Wikipedia Article.

The History of Enterprise Architecture: An Evidence-Based Review Paper by Svyatoslav Kotusev, published in 2016.

Mainframes: Are They Legacy Technology? A corporate blog post, published in 2019. (Don’t let the fact that this is a corporate blog turn you off. There are several good technology-related blog posts on this site.)

Brief History of the Internet An article by Barry M. Leiner, et al, published in 1997.

History of the Internet Wikipedia Article.

Unified Modeling Language Wikipedia Article.

UML Diagrams: Versions, Types, History, Tools, Examples Guru99 Article. (Guru99 is a great site for learning all kinds of things related to information technology.)

The PRISM Architecture Framework -- Was It the First Enterprise Architecture Framework Paper by Roberto Rivera, published in 2013.

NIST Enterprise Architecture Model Wikipedia Article.

TOGAF and the History of Enterprise Architecture Article by Bob Reselman, published in 2020.