6 days ago

Enterprise Architecture and Agile do muddy the waters of Digital Transformation

In “Architecture is Dying – Why EA and Agile isn’t enough to stop Shadow IT”, Barry O’Reilly writes for IASA, “an association for all IT architects”, that “architecture is dying”…
Barry expects though a backlash for saying this “horr…

11 days ago

初のビジネスアジリティカンファレンスが成功裏に終わる

By Shane Hastie ForbesのJason Bloomberg氏は、イベントの内容を要約した“Digital Transformation Requires Enterprisewide Agile Transformation”という記事の中で、イベントについて次のように述べている。 先週ニューヨークで開催された ICAgileの第1回Business Agility 2017カンファレンスにおいて明らかになったのは、アジャイルがテクノロジの枠を飛び越えて、ソフトウェアの世界の外へと拡大したということです。企業は今、アジャイルプラクティスの採用範囲を組織全体へと拡げることで、自らを飲み込もうと荒れ狂う海域の航海を成功に導こうとしているのです。 Read the entire article at https://www.infoq.com/jp/news/2017/04/business-agility2017-success

24 days ago

Enterprise Architecture and Lean Thinking: Part One

Prior to joining Gartner, I was an Enterprise Architect practitioner for a Fortune 100 enterprise that embraced Lean Thinking. The principles of driving both business-outcome driven EA and holistic technology implementations across value streams was something I got really good at. I found joy in enterprise programs that came with big hairy audacious goals (BHAG) for […]

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2 months, 2 days ago

Emergence: Babies and Bathwater, Plans and Planning

  “Emergent” is a word that I run into from time to time. When I do run into it, I’m reminded of an exchange from the movie Gallipoli: Archy Hamilton: I’ll see you when I see you. Frank Dunne: Yeah. Not if I see you first. The reason for my ambivalent relationship with the word […]

2 months, 15 days ago

Do One Thing and Do It Well

By The Open Group One significant example of “fake news” in 2016 was the announcement that Dennis Ritchie, one of the original authors of the UNIX® Operating System, had passed away. In fact, he’d done so in 2011, a week after the death … Continue reading