Enterprise Architecture

Historically, little thought has been given to creating or maintaining strategic architectures for business enterprises. As the competitive landscape continues to put pressure on organizations to be more efficient, the process of implementing unified Enterprise Architecture will become an essential part of any business. This paper covers the definition of Enterprise Architecture, provides a description…

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How to Do Tyrolean Rendering

Tyrolean rendering is a finish on masonry or concrete wall surfaces. This type of decoration is done using a machine with mixed mortar. The rendering appears like a thick carpet on the wall with big beads. It also has a rustic feature. The finish is durable and has good weather properties. As in plaster work…

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What Is Architecture?

Architecture is… difficult to define, and even architects get confused when asked to come up with an unambiguous definition. If you are looking for an answer with two lines underneath, you might find it here (or not). This is an attempt to explore the wealth of possible approaches to this seemingly simple question. Whether your…

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How to Install Ceramic Wall Tile

In this home improvement do it yourself renovation post, we will cover in detail how to install ceramic wall tile. The tools you will need for this DIY project are as follows: Notched trowel Grout mixer Drill Dust pan Medium sized bucket Measuring Tape Level Pencil Grout sponge Wet tile saw Ceramic tile nibblers ear…

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Greek Architecture

Architecture in ancient Greece was usually done with wood or mud-bricks, so their ground plans are the only evidence of their existence. Greeks established most of the most enduring themes, attitudes, and forms of western culture. Architecture is one of the Greek legacies that the western civilization has inherited, as Greece established many of the…

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Floor Tiling Tools of the Trade

Have an itch to try floor tiling? You’re definitely not alone. There are thousands of people just like you that want to try their hand at what many call “decorative flooring”. Depending on what you want the finished product to look like, this may or may not be true for you. Some people just like…

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Do-It-Yourself Foundation Repair

Calling contractors to have your house repaired means footing huge bills — not to mention the inconvenience of having workmen in your house for days on end. And then there are time overruns, delay in supply of material and other conditions. People with a little artistic leaning may just take the chisel and the   trowel …

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Growing Root Crops

Root vegetables, which include crops such as carrots, parsnips and turnips, are reasonably easy to grow provided your soil is deep and not too stony. Root crops are biennial, which means that during their first year they build up reserves in a storage root to enable them to flower well the following year. Most root…

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Is Vinyl Wood Plank Flooring Durable?

Anytime one has to choose a product or make a decision, it is important that we ask questions to get all the answers and facts, for a good judgment can be made only when all of the data and information about a product along with other alternatives is available with us. While choosing flooring for…

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Pros and Cons of Plank Vinyl Flooring

A person who decides to change their flooring may be looking into several options. There are many kinds of flooring available, including tile, hardwood flooring, and plank vinyl flooring. When it comes time to make a decision, a person should have information about each one so a wise, educated decision can be made. Is plank…

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Beginners Guide to Ab Planks

Have you ever considered using planks within your strength training routine? If not, then you are seriously missing out. That is, missing out on a great opportunity to strengthen your core, but most importantly, build strong and powerful abdominal muscles. Planks are one of the most effective core exercises because it targets several muscle groups…

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How to Get Quick Abs – The Plank

Want to know how to get quick abs? Forget the crunches, sit-ups and start using workouts that will challenge your core muscles. One such exercise is the plank. This is a simple exercise but deceptively effective in building a strong core – which you need for strong abs.. For certain – the plank helps to…

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