Introducing Agile Service Development.- Agility.- Agile Architecture.- Service Modelling.- Patterns for Agility.- An Agile Way of Working.- Stakeholder Communication.- Adopting Agile Service Development.
As Principal Advisor Enterprise Architecture, Marc Lankhorst is responsible for Novay's activities on enterprise, business and IT architecture. His expertise and interests range from enterprise architecture and business process management to service orientation and model-driven software development. Marc headed the project that developed the ArchiMate (R) standard for architecture modelling, described in the book `Enterprise Architecture at Work' (2nd ed., Springer 2009). He is a board member of the Netherlands Architecture Forum (NAF), one of the editors of Via Nova Architectura, and a TOGAF (R) 9-certified enterprise architect. He holds a M.Sc. from the University of Twente and a Ph.D. from the University of Groningen.
"The authors provide a blueprint for charting a path where agility becomes an outcome and attribute of system development. (...) Software engineers, architects, business architects and business stakeholders seeking to make agility a key ability of their enterprise will find this book invaluable. Agile enterprise engineering has arrived and this book is a primer." - from the Foreword by Kerrie Holley, IBM Fellow and CTO Global Business Services, Application Innovation Services, USA