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Assessing IT solutions with CORA

Introduction IT vendors are often very capable in showing the functional and commercial capabilities of their solution. However it is often unsure if these solutions can be integrated into existing IT landscapes properly. Already many examples have shown that the CORA model can […]

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CORA Second Edition

Introduction Since the CORA model book has been published in 2010, we gained a lot of experience in using the model in practice. Moreover, we established a working method which has been applied succesfully for a number of times. So it’s […]

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Architecture Styles and CORA

Introduction One of the primary inputs of the CORA approach are the ‘allowed architecture styles’. In this blog post I will explain what is meant by this and why these architecture styles are so important when using the CORA methodology. […]

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ERP and PaaS

Introduction The IT landscape within organizations (“On Premise”) often contains ERP-systems, such as SAP, to support core business processes. With the advent of Cloud Computing, organizations get the possibility to develop and consume functionality from external providers (“On Demand”) such […]

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CORA and cloud computing: part II

Introduction This blog is the second in a series about the CORA model and Cloud Computing. In the first blog the viewpoint of the CORA model was described shortly (being to enforce predictable, repeatable and risk-aware application design on different […]

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CORA and cloud computing: part I

Introduction This blog is the first in a series about the CORA model and Cloud Computing. In this blog the viewpoint of the CORA model is described shortly (being to enforce predictable, repeatable and risk-aware application design on different architecture […]

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SAP assessment with CORA: SOA/ROA style

Introduction

In the second blog in this series a ‘SAP platform decomposition’ was described with regard to SAP CRM en SAP ERP implemented using th N-tier style. In this blog a SAP platform decomposition is performed using a combination of the N-tier and SOA architecture style.

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CORA and IAF: part II

Introduction This is the second blog post about CORA and the Integrated Architecture Framework (IAF) of Capgemini. In the first blog post the Integrated Architecture Framework of Capgemini was mapped onto the CORA model. In this blog post it is […]

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CORA and IAF: part I

Introduction This is the first blog post about CORA and the Integrated Architecture Framework (IAF) of Capgemini. IAF is an architecture framework that contains processes, products, tools and techniques to create all types of architectures which are intended to shape […]

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