22 days ago

I’m still here…

Yes, I know there hasn’t been much activity on this blog for quite a while now. But don’t worry. I’m still here, still busy as ever. It’s just that, right now, much of that work is necessarily appearing elsewhere. For

4 months, 16 days ago

Confirming the direction

Yeah, it’s been a while since I wrote anything new here… – kind of overdue for Normal Service Will Be Resumed and all that…? But yes, I am still here, still working, still pushing onward. And gratified to see that, yes,

6 months, 17 days ago

Architecture-videos schedule – November-December 2018

For general reference, here’s the schedule for videos in my weekly ‘Tetradian on Architecture‘ series on YouTube, for the current month and next month: Episode 40: ‘Modelling multiple forms of value‘ (published 01 November 2018) Episode 41: ‘Service-content: The decision-dimensions’

7 months, 23 days ago

Architecture-videos schedule – September-October 2018

For general reference, here’s the schedule for videos in my weekly ‘Tetradian on Architecture‘ series on YouTube, for the past month and next month: Episode 32: ‘Service-oriented enterprise-architecture‘ (published 06 September 2018) Episode 33: ‘Enterprise-architecture and digital-transformation‘ (published 13 September

9 months, 3 days ago

Intimations of arrogance? – an addendum

Carrying on from the previous post, with a bit of an explanation about why I’m becoming so much of ‘a grumpy old guy’… Here’s the blunt fact: I’m not a good thinker. I know that. Too many gaps in my knowledge,

9 months, 11 days ago

Intimations of arrogance from a grumpy old guy?

Okay, I admit it: I’m at real risk right now of becoming a grumpy old guy: Getting snappy at people on LinkedIn and all that. More than a fair bit of that phrase about “Will not suffer fools gladly”. Patience strained

10 months, 7 days ago

Building effectiveness in a small business

One of the great things about doing my ‘Tetradian on Architectures‘ mini-video series is that I get to tackle real-world questions about everyday enterprise-architecture, sent in by people all around the world. In this case, for the current episode in

10 months, 15 days ago

Toolsets for enterprise-architecture – another try

What tools and toolsets do we need, to support our work in the architecture of the enterprise as a whole? The short and more cynical answer is “Not what we have right now”. To be blunt, maybe none of the