Here is a list of the most popular and useful websites for IT Architecture, across a variety of topics and disciplines.
1. The core resource for IT architects https://www.opengroup.org/
2. Enterprise Architects Forum https://www.globalaea.org/forums/Default.aspx
3. TM Forum, essential and excellent for Telecom Architects and Designers https://www.tmforum.org/
4. The Zachmann Framework for Enterprise Architects is here. You can also certify in it. https://www.zachman.com/
5. OASIS – the organisation for open information standards and open-source https://www.oasis-open.org/
6. Open Cloud Consortium – The OCC goal is to support the development of standards for cloud computing and frameworks for interoperating between clouds. The OCC has a number of different working groups devoted to varying aspects of cloud computing.
7. Cloud Security Alliance – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment.
8. Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum (CCIF) – The Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum provides discussion forums to create a cloud computing ecosystem where organizations can work together. A major focus is on creating a framework that enables two or more cloud platforms to exchange information in a unified way.
9. NIST – From the smart electric power grid and electronic health records to atomic clocks, advanced nanomaterials, and computer chips, innumerable products and services rely in some way on technology, measurement, and standards provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
10. IEEE – IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Below, you can find IEEE’s mission and vision statements.