1 month, 27 days ago

Enterprise and Solutions Architecture: Dichotomy or Continuum?

Based on job descriptions posted on recruiting websites, it is…

3 years, 3 months ago

Enterprise Architecture is highly scalable – A case study of a tiny organisation.

I’ve now been practising enterprise architecture for over 20 years….

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9 years, 4 months ago

Next Generation of EAs

Recently I was asked by Oracle’s architecture community manager about the next generation of EAs. The topic was centered around where future architects should focus their energy. Since the original article can only share a small snipet of my thoughts I’ve added the remainder below. The next generation of EA would do well to spend […]

9 years, 5 months ago

On Complexity

I’m not convinced all complexity is bad. There are complex elements in our lives that enrich us. I’m reminded of the first few times I tasted Thai or Indian cuisine when my mouth was alive with a myriad of flavors coming from multiple directions. Just the curry alone consists of eleven different spices hand-tuned to […]

9 years, 5 months ago

Why Metamodels Matter

In the process of evolving a business the question of scope arises in my mind often. If I don’t have a boundary to work within, I can get distracted and the project can go sideways. With business design projects that leverage enterprise architecture (EA) the frameworks often supply a metamodel. I believe it is a […]

9 years, 6 months ago

Why CX Matters to EA

Designing the experience for customers is increasing important in a noisy, saturated world. There seems to be no end of choices for food, technology, or services that are presented to us each day. What are the key differentiators that drive us to one versus the other? Typically its cost. Many years ago on a much […]

9 years, 6 months ago

The Relative Value of EA Frameworks

When it comes to frameworks supporting business planning, software development, or other activities – I’m a fan. I like organization. I regularly use GTD with Omnifocus on three devices to keep my personal chaos in order. I’m a proponent of developing explicitly work breakdown structures (WBS) for any enterprise architecture (EA) work I’m about to […]