2 years, 9 months ago

All your boards are belong to us

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There is a point where unmanaged complexity becomes prionic.

At that point a crystalline logic takes over, and every thing that touches the tangle becomes transformed by the tangle to be a new part of the tangle.

That includes all attempts to control it. 

At this point governance is a fools errand. 

Your architecture review boards and your IT strategy boards will be assimilated.

(Photo: Complicated, Marco/Zak, 2007, some rights reserved)

2 years, 9 months ago

All your boards are belong to us

There is a point where unmanaged complexity becomes prionic.At that point a crystalline logic takes over, and every thing that touches the tangle becomes transformed by the tangle to be a new part of the tangle.That includes all attempts to control it….

3 years, 3 months ago

The Simplest metamodel in the world ever!

bakedidea:

No need to thank me, don’t worry this metamodel will be released under GPL. You can refer to it as ‘The Thing MetaModel’.
Some thoughts:
1) Some of the most effective architecture diagrams I’ve seen have been created using powerpoint obje…

4 years, 6 months ago

Learn to spot Unicorns

Horns, horses and wings exist.Unicorns do not.Just because you can talk about “proactive infrastructure”, a “dynamically configurable platform”, or “contextually aware flow routing”, doesn’t mean they exist.There are a lot of folk out there selling Uni…

6 years, 2 months ago

Why not call that which you’ve named the cup’s architecture, the cup’s essence? (Essence: the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, which determines its character.)

(skiplumley’s question refers to this post: What is Architecture)
There isn’t any strong reason to avoid using the word essence to describe something definitive. 
As long as we recognise that ‘essence’ is a philosophical term. It’s meaning depends on o…

6 years, 5 months ago

What if value is in the noise?

If thought precedes action, what idea does enterprise architecture move towards? 
The clarity of a signal lifted out of the noise? Tidy cubicles or hacker spaces?
To find a form that accommodates the mess, that that now the task of the enterprise arc…