22 days ago

The first 100 days

First of all throw away all those books about everything architecture, secondly delete all those special modeling tools, third forget any architecture courses, and finaly say no to architecture consultants. If you followed my advise so far then the next step is to tourist your business and all the things it depends on. Be sure […]

3 months, 9 days ago

A change

Almost one and a half year since I wrote anything on this blog. I’ve spent that time to participate in creating a spark that ignited people to change how they view their opportunities in business. From this initial spark was created a network or perhaps movement is the more appropriate word that has grown ever […]

1 year, 7 months ago

The Digital Business

The current situation There is a huge gap in insight as to what a digital business really is. Today when I hear business leders talk about going digital it’s mainly revolving around four scenarios. The first scenario is to connect all the systems together though some sort of integration. The second scenario is to reach […]

1 year, 7 months ago

Some basic business capability map patterns (level 0)

Don’t be scared, level zero in a capability map is just a way to structure the map so that we have a consistent way of communicating. It’s really not that important if all you wish todo is create an excellent set of capabilities for your business. However if you are intent on changing the foundation […]

1 year, 7 months ago

The Customer Card

It’s never been as important to reach outside of the business as it is in the digital world of today. From an architects perspective it is vital to be able to connect the dots between what is servicing and who is being served. This little card is designed to help you go fast by staying small and […]

1 year, 7 months ago

The Idea Card

Whatever business you are in innovation is the name of the game. Today it’s even more important than ever that you innovate fast and somewhat accurate. This little card is designed to help you go fast by staying small and keeping it nimble. When you should use this Whenever you need to innovate When you […]

1 year, 8 months ago

Enterprise Architecture Inquiry

I’ve had this outline of a book project laying dormant on Google drive for a couple of years. The working title was “The Art of Documenting Enterprise Architecture”. I’m not to fond of that title since I wasn’t aiming to document an architecture, rather capture and think through questions one would need answered to get […]

1 year, 8 months ago

Enterprise Architecture Inquiry

I’ve had this outline of a book project laying dormant on Google drive for a couple of years. The working title was “The Art of Documenting Enterprise Architecture”. I’m not to fond of that title since I wasn’t aiming to document an architecture, rather capture and think through questions one would need answered to get […]

1 year, 8 months ago

The Entity Card

Whatever business you are in, information is the most important raw material there is and it should be understood by many. Using tools like the entity card is one way of communicating on relatively stable information structures, there are other ways. People may say this is hard and takes a lot of time todo. To them […]

1 year, 8 months ago

The Entity Card

Whatever business you are in, information is the most important raw material there is and it should be understood by many. Using tools like the entity card is one way of communicating on relatively stable information structures, there are other ways. People may say this is hard and takes a lot of time todo. To them […]

1 year, 9 months ago

The future for enterprise architects

The rise of the experience economy have brought with it accelerating developments in organizational patterns, business models, software, hardware and algorithms. Taken together it points the way to something new about how the enterprise architecture profession needs changing. The skills of the new ways of working vary, but they are all examples of how the […]

1 year, 9 months ago

The future for enterprise architects

The rise of the experience economy have brought with it accelerating developments in organizational patterns, business models, software, hardware and algorithms. Taken together it points the way to something new about how the enterprise architecture profession needs changing. The skills of the new ways of working vary, but they are all examples of how the […]