Ruth Malan is a principal architecture consultant and trainer at Bredemeyer Consulting. I work with software, system and enterprise architects across industries and around the world.
You will find more of my writing here:
- Bredemeyer Consulting’s Resources for Software Architects website (which also has a lot of resources for system architects including Enterprise Architects and other architects in IT).
- RuthMalan.com which has the draft chapters of an early version of our Software Architecture Action Guide book (it has been redesigned and is being rewritten), my online “A Trace in the Sand” Architecture Journal, and a brief introduction to my other interests.
- My Trace in the Sand blog.
I have co-written several EA Executive Reports (you could think of them as short books, if you prefer) for Cutter Consortium and they can be downloaded free using the following links:
- “The Art of Change: Fractal and Emergent,” by Ruth Malan and Dana Bredemeyer, Cutter Consortium Enterprise Architecture Executive Report, Vol. 13, No. 5, 2010http://www.cutter.com/offers/artofchange.html. See synopsis.
- A paper on innovation and agile architecture by Ruth Malan and Dana Bredemeyer, titled “Getting Past “But…”: Finding Opportunity and Making It Happen.” Cutter Consortium’s August 2008 Enterprise Architecture Executive Report. You can download a complimentary copy from http://www.cutter.com/offers/findopportunity.html. Seesynopsis.
- Ruth Malan and Dana Bredemeyer, “Enterprise Architecture as Strategic Differentiator,” Enterprise Architecture Executive Report,Cutter Consortium, June 2005. You can download a complimentary copy from http://www.cutter.com/offers/strategic.html
- Dana Bredemeyer and Ruth Malan, “What it Takes to be a Great Enterprise Architect,” Cutter Consortium’s Enterprise Architecture Executive Report, August 2004. Cutter is running a promotion, and you can download this issue free athttp://www.cutter.com/offers/greatarchitect.html.
This report is also useful for solution or platform architects, as well as software architects.