10 months, 20 days ago

Free Download – Chapter 3 – the fundamental factors in EA

Click the button below for your free PDF copy of Chapter 3 – the fundamental factors in EA, from our book, Enterprise Architecture: the Eight Fundamental Factors, by Roger and Elaine Evernden. Discover how eight EA factors make it easier for you …

4 years, 10 months ago

The Gill Framework: Do We Need Another EA Framework?

We already have too many predefined frameworks for enterprise architecture, and that a better approach is to create the frameworks you need as and when you need them, starting from a small set of fundamental factors that are critical for effective EA. So why is this Cutter Advisor about yet another EA framework, and especially…

Related posts:

  1. Zachman Ontology, not Framework? Time to rename it?There is an interesting discussion on the…
  2. Multiple Integrated Architecture Frameworks (MIAF) Increasingly I’m hearing architects talking about their frustration with the…
  3. Architecture Frameworks – too complex and multi-dimensional? Following the recent The Open Group’s “Business Transformation in Finance,…
4 years, 11 months ago

Top Intriguing Business & Enterprise Architecture Articles for 2013

Every year Cutter compile a list of the five most intriguing articles published by their Business & Enterprise Architecture practice. I think it’s a good indication of the topics that are grabbing the top decision makers. How do they come up with this list? They chose articles that garner the most feedback from Cutter Members and…

Related posts:

  1. Architecture Frameworks – too complex and multi-dimensional? Following the recent The Open Group’s “Business Transformation in Finance,…
  2. Enterprise Patterns: The Key to Effective EA Application as Transformation Enterprise Patterns: The Key to Effective EA Application as Transformation…
  3. Crystal Ball Time Each year, Anne Mullaney, sets a challenge to the Cutter consultants:…
5 years, 4 days ago

Architecture Frameworks – too complex and multi-dimensional?

Following the recent The Open Group’s “Business Transformation in Finance, Government & Healthcare” conference in London, I was pleased to see this comment about Lean Enterprise Architecture: “We were told that Standard Frameworks are too complex and multidimensional – people were interested in how we use them to provide simple working guidelines to the architecture…

Related posts:

  1. Multiple Integrated Architecture Frameworks (MIAF) Increasingly I’m hearing architects talking about their frustration with the…
  2. Zachman Ontology, not Framework? Time to rename it?There is an interesting discussion on the…
  3. TOGAF Poster 17 – The Architecture Repository The Architecture Repository is where architects store work outputs. This…
5 years, 17 days ago

Zachman Ontology, not Framework?

Time to rename it?There is an interesting discussion on the Zachman Framework LinkedIn group, about the practical use and tool support for the Zachman Framework. I’ve put up a couple of comments because the Zachman Framework is not a good basis for a practical EA use or tool support, and it is about time that…

Related posts:

  1. The Gill Framework: Do We Need Another EA Framework? We already have too many predefined frameworks for enterprise architecture,…
  2. Zachman Version 3.0 John Zachman recently announced a new version of his framework….
  3. Architecture Frameworks – too complex and multi-dimensional? Following the recent The Open Group’s “Business Transformation in Finance,…