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09:25 Aug 27, 2010
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology)
French term or phrase: architecte vs urbaniste
Hi everyone,

Context: a report on a company's information systems.

It is unfortunately a bullet (ie next to no context) of individuals concerned by one of the company's IS security directives.

"les architectes et urbanistes SI" (système d'information).

As I understand it, the first term is broader here, while the second is more detailed. I thought of translating it by the "information and system architects".

On the other hand, this may be a distinction that is made in French but not so much in English, encompassed by the term of "IS architect".

Any expert advice most appreciated!
Thanks in advance,
SB
SBlack
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Summary of answers provided
4architect vs town planner
Oliver Walter
3IT architect vs IT landscape manager
B D Finch


  

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42 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
architect vs town planner


Explanation:
architecture and town planning are not quite the same, so you can say "architects and town planners"

Oliver Walter
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:17
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks for taking the time to answer, but that is the wrong field. I am translating a document on information systems, ie. computers.


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neutral  mimi 254: town planning in IS?
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
IT architect vs IT landscape manager


Explanation:
Not my field, but this looks likely to me.

"IT Landscape Management can be defined as the understanding created by a transparent view across infrastructure, applications, business IT Landscape ..."
www.sikkra.com/ilm/main

"The new IT landscape manager builds the interface between the four different processes and takes care of the synchronization between the processes. ..."
wwwmatthes.in.tum.de/file/Publications/2005/FMW05/FMW05.pdf

"Or can we say with absolute certainty that the IT architect is a role no IT organization should be without? Would you be delighted to have ..."
www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/05/whats_an_it_architect/ -

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"Don't breathe on it: Architect spends 44 days creating world's biggest house of cards. By Mail Foreign Service ..."
www.dailymail.co.uk/.../American-architect-beats-record-cre...

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Note added at 2 days2 hrs (2010-08-29 12:18:45 GMT)
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In case you were wondering, the previous note was just something that Google turned up for "IT architect" and that I found amusing.

B D Finch
France
Local time: 08:17
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Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 74
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks so much for your input.

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