Cross-Functional Architecture And Tools For Cloud-Based Operating Models
Architecting the Agile Enterprise with the Agile Cloud Manager
Part 1 of 16: Introduction
The Agile Cloud Manager can make it very easy for you to extend your agile project management to include all your infrastructure-as-code, all your configuration-as-code, and all your SaaS definition templates, so that your platforms can iteratively evolve to enable rapid implementation of your corporate-level initiatives.
This article will explain the high-level architecture for IT leadership and for Architectural Review Boards.
The sections of this article are as follows:
Summary of use cases.
How the enterprise is a chain of interconnected relationships.
How your enterprise value streams flow through systems in which your organization’s relationships can be embedded.
How an appliance-based architecture makes it easier for an organization to become truly agile.
How the Agile Cloud Manager greatly simplifies appliances.
How one single enterprise-level pipeline can be built up from the Agile Cloud Manager’s simple interfaces.
How the Agile Cloud Manager’s Domain Specific Language DSL can be used to model each of your systems in terms of the value that each system creates for your business.
How the Agile Cloud Manager’s Command Line Interface CLI can operate on each of your appliances.
How the 4 Interfaces offered by the Agile Cloud Manager integrate your platform engineers with your application engineers.
How Meta-Configuration Enables Re-Use Of Agile Cloud Manager Templates
How Custom Controllers Allow You To Extend The Agile Cloud Manager
How application-level deployments can be done using the Agile Cloud Manager
How easy it can be to fail-over and then fail-back any system between different cloud providers, on-prem, or edge
Governance, security, and compliance
Review the use cases to show how each use case is fulfilled by specific aspects of the Agile Cloud Manager.