6 days ago

Organizing Architecture Governance With Workflow And Forms

– Marc Lankhorst, Fabian Aulkemeier In a previous blog post on the features of our collaboration platform, we have explained how you can support people in working together on architectures and other models via structured workflows. In that post, …

3 years, 4 months ago

Who put the “Enterprise” in Architecture?

Enterprise Architecture is a commonly accepted label, used around the world by Enterprise Architects, and yet the meaning of the term continues to provoke debate. “Architecture” – on its own – is not confusing a term. Although some definitions narrow it to buildings, I prefer a more open definition which includes Enterprise Architecture, such as this: “[architecture…

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4 years, 5 months ago

Learning TOGAF 9 Poster #27 – Business Transformation Readiness

Enterprise Architecture usually applies to large scale and complex change. So it is vital to know that the organization and business are able to make the necessary changes. TOGAF addresses this in the Business Transformation Readiness Assessment – which is the subject of this poster. Another free poster download from Good e-Learning!

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4 years, 9 months ago

Crystal Ball Time

Each year, Anne Mullaney, sets a challenge to the Cutter consultants: to look into their crystal balls for the annual Cutter Predictions campaign! This year I’m predicting more stealth enterprise architecture! I’d like to say that I invented this phrase – but I’ve found at least two previous uses – one in a comment by Peter…

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5 years, 9 days ago

Building planes in the sky

EA is like building planes in the skyEnterprise Architects are frequently expected to deliver large-scale enterprise transformation while keeping day-to-day business fully operational! This video sums it up perfectly:

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