11 months, 3 days ago

Can Enterprise Architecture Save the World?

The future of Enterprise Architecture is changing – partly as a consequence of the digital revolution and the information age. It’s time to think about the future role of Enterprise Architecture: What is the future of Enterprise Architectur…

4 years, 7 months ago

Third-Generation Information Architecture

Originally published in Communications of the ACM, this article, written by Roger and Elaine Evernden, describes the three generations of architecture, explains why we need to be aware of the 3 generations, and argues that we need to adequately understand information needs before we rush into technology solutions.   “Information architecture has changed dramatically over…

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4 years, 10 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…

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4 years, 11 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, 10 days ago

Enterprise Leverage

Focused Efforts Producing Significant ResultsEnterprise leverage occurs when a focused effort produces significant results for the enterprise and its strategy. How do Enterprise Architects help the CIO produce enterprise leverage? Enterprise Architecture (EA) has to go beyond simply improving operational efficiency, reducing costs and providing technical excellence. Here are my suggestions for how the EA role could…

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5 years, 2 months 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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  3. More views on Enterprise Transformation The Open Group Enterprise Transformation Conference, in April 2012 in…