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Resources by Roger Sessions (full list)

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  • Wake Up Call for the Banking Industry (blog, 2014) [click here]
  • Thirteen Laws of Highly Complex Systems (white paper, 2013) [click here]
  • ROI of the Snowman Architecture (white paper, 2013) [click here]
  • The Math of AgileDevelopment and Snowmen (blog, 2013] [click here]
  • Gartner: Complexity Reduction One of Top Technical Trends (blog, 2013) [click here]
  • The 3000 Year Old IT Problem (blog, 2013) [click here]
  • SIP and TOGAF: A Natural Partnership (blog, 2013) [click here]
  • The Snowman Architecture Part 1: Overview (blog, 2012) [click here]
  • The Snowman Architecture Part II: The Economic Benefits (blog, 2012) [click here]
  • The Snowman Architecture Part III: The Technical Benefits (blog, 2013) [click here]
  • A Fundamental Metric for Predicting IT Success (white paper, 2012) [click here]
  • The Misuse of Reuse (blog, 2012) [click here]
  • The Equation Every Enterprise Architect Should Memorize (blog, 2012) [click here]
  • The Relationship Between IT Project Size and Failure (2012, video) [click here]
  • The Mathematics of Cloud Optimization (2012, video) [click here]
  • SIP Methodology for Project Optimization (2012, video) [click here]
  • The Mathematics of IT Simplification (white paper, 2011) [click here]
  • Revamping Public Sector IT Procurement to Favor Success and Small Business (position paper, 2011) [click here]
  • Small and Simple; Keys to Reducing IT Risk (white paper, 2011) [click here]
  • Cloud Optimized Architectures for the Public Sector (position paper, 2011) [click here]
  • SIP Complexity Model (blog, 2011) [click here]
  • New Word: Simplility (blog, 2011) [click here]
  • Public or Private Cloud? Wrong Question! (blog, 2011) [click here]
  • Urban and Enterprise Architectures: A Cross-Disciplinary Look at Complexity (lecture notes, 2010) [click here]
  • Defining IT Complexity Terminology (blog, 2010) [click here]
  • The Failure of Success (blog, 2010) [click here]
  • The IT Complexity Crisis: Danger and Opportunity (white paper, 2009) [click here]
  • Editorial: Obama's Information Technology (article, 2009) [click here]
  • The Fundamental Flaw of Complexity Management (blog, 2009) [click here]
  • The Problem With Standish (blog, 2009) [click here]
  • Attacking Architectural Complexity (blog, 2009) [click here]
  • Why I Focus On Complexity (blog, 2009) [click here]
  • Three Rules for IT Simplification: Small, Separate, and Synergistic (blog, 2009) [click here]
  • Factors Driving System Complexity (blog, 2009) [click here]
  • The Cancer of Complexity (blog, 2009) [click here]
  • Carving up an Enterprise Architecture (blog, 2008) [click here]
  • The Job of the Enterprise Architect (blog, 2008) [click here]
  • The Future of Enterprise Architecture (blog, 2008) [click here]
  • Can an EA Be "Correct?" (blog, 2008) [click here]
  • How Not To Make IRS Systems Secure (blog, 2008) [click here]
  • Simple Architectures for Complex Enterprises (book, 2008) [click here]
  • Comparison of the Top Four Enterprise Architecture Methodologies (white paper, 2007) [click here]
  • Interview with John Zachman (article, 2007) [click here]
  • Controlling Complexity in Enterprise Architectures Executive Overview Part I of III (white paper, 2007) [click here]
  • Controlling Complexity in Enterprise Architectures Mathematical Foundations Part II of III (white paper, 2007) [click here]
  • Controlling Complexity in Enterprise Architectures The SIP Methodology Part III of III (white paper, 2007) [click here]
  • Data Partitioning (blog, 2007) [click here]
  • A Better Path to Enterprise Architectures (white paper, 2006) [click here]
  • Software Fortresses, Modeling Enterprise Architures (book, 2003) [click here]
  • COM+ and the Battle for the Middle Tier (book, 2000) [click here]
  • Class Construction in C and C++ (book, 1992) [click here]
  • Reusable Data Structures for C (book, 1989) [click here]