Microsoft is increasingly working on helping Architects (of all types!) be successful with Microsoft technologies. I think we have advanced significantly in this space in the last 5 years  and now we have an additional focus - helping folks to move into Architecture.

https://www.skyscrapr.net/default.aspx will offer online training, an acronym decoder, a glossary of terms, our own Archipedia, blogs and even a surprise or two. There is already some very good material up there - easy to navigate and easy to digest. Oh - and some fun stuff as well - check out this rather unique "what is an architect anyway" video https://www.skyscrapr.net/blogs/video/archive/2006/03/10/46.aspx

NB: I am somewhat curious as to why the entire site appears to be ssl...