3 years, 7 months ago

Strategy Leadership and the Soul – Jennifer Sertl

I am taking the opportunity to share one of my favorite book dealing with leadership and our human kind… written by my dear friend Jennifer Sertl and Koby Huberman. Strategy, Leadership and the Soul – Jennifer Sertl and Koby Huberman Have a quick glance to the following appetizer: Strategy, Leadership and the Soul presents a new paradigm for organizations. Jennifer […]

3 years, 7 months ago

#INFOARCH – INFORMATION OWNERSHIP

While I am preparing to publish my next article on Information Management and taking the opportunity of a email discussion with Jean Evelette – the author of the very interesting website MARS – Metadata And Repository System – I realized that a clarification regarding information ownership was needed. Here is the famous question: Who is owning the information? I […]

3 years, 7 months ago

The Most Important EA Deliverable

Originally posted on Alec Blair:
So, you’re busy working away at your models.  The team is busy discussing the nitty, gritty things around taxonomies and ontologies.  Others are creating detailed elaborations of different aspects of one of the dimensions of your enterprise architecture.  You look at the work and say, “Damn this is good stuff!”…

4 years, 5 months ago

#InfoArch – Post 2. The starting point

As often, we needed to start somewhere. The main idea here was about “marking the starting point” and formalize it, in order to be able to come back and measure what has been achieved later on during the journey. So, as a starting point, we performed a survey, involving stakeholders across every different main organizations […]

4 years, 5 months ago

#InfoArch – Master Data – Short definition

Master Data is the core information, that is needed, to Manage and Operate the Company businesses. Master Data is a Core asset for Enterprise/Company. As such, it has to be Governed and Managed properly. Customer, Product, Supplier and Financial information entities are typical examples of some very essential Master Data. They need to have a […]

4 years, 5 months ago

#InfoArch – Post 1. Information Architecture – Our definition

Introduction Within all major industries — including automotive, banking, healthcare, energy, telecommunications, insurance, and government— organizations from around the world are beginning to understand the importance and tremendous value associated with ensuring the accuracy, consistency, and timeliness of their own information. To this end, companies are gaining a better appreciation for Enterprise Information Management and […]

4 years, 7 months ago

Albert Einstein – Problem solving

Einstein is quoted as having said that if he had one hour to save the world he would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem and only five minutes finding the solution. This quote does illustrate an important point: before jumping right into solving a problem, we should step back and invest time and effort to […]