5 years, 5 months ago

Whence, Angels?

As you’ve read over past couple of years, we’ve started investing in a hybrid Angel/VC model.  Lots of risk, lots of upside, and lots of fun new things to learn.  Applying Capability Driven Methods to management from the start has been both f…

6 years, 10 months ago

The Art of Enterprise Architecture – Section 13 – The use of architects

The mistake of the many Raising a host of all employees and marching them great distances entails heavy loss on the people and a drain on the resources of the Enterprise. The daily expenditure will easily surmount that which can ever be gained. There will be commotion in the organization and the network, and men […]

6 years, 10 months ago

The Art of Enterprise Architecture – Section 12 – The investigation by process

The six ways There are six ways of investigating by process. The first is to go by strategic intent; the second is to follow the business models; the third is to go by information need; the fourth is to trace through application usage; the fifth is to trace through the organizations; the sixth is to […]

6 years, 10 months ago

The Art of Enterprise Architecture – Section 11 – Situations

The art of architecture recognizes nine varieties of situations: When an architect is fighting within his own profession, it is a dispersive situation. When an architect has investigated a problem, but to no great depth, it is a facile situation. When an architect find no alignment on the nature of things, it is a contentious situation. […]