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Enterprise architecture practice on a single page
Traditionally the practice of using enterprise architecture (EA) for achieving business and IT alignment in organisations, or simply an EA practice, has been a subject of endless speculations and surrounded by countless faddish ideas, writes Svyatoslav Kotusev, Enterprise Architecture researcher.
Which qualifications are relevant?
Whichever industry sector you’re looking to conquer, whoever your organisation, one thing’s for certain - their level of success will be down to the way they use technology. Great news for IT professionals because that puts you in the driving seat, and with the right IT qualifications behind you, you can go far!
Translating from multiple modalities to text and back
Recent years have witnessed the development of a wide range of computational tools that process and generate natural language text. Many of these have become familiar to mainstream computer users in the form of web search, question answering, sentiment analysis, and notably machine translation.