8 years, 16 days ago

Beyond ICT: Embracing the Next Digital Revolution

Beyond ICT: Embracing the Next Digital Revolution (via PR Newswire) SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The history of human social development is, to some extent, the history of human scientific and technological progress. Humanity achieves scientific and technological progress by pushing its physical and mental limits and breaking away from the restrictions…

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8 years, 17 days ago

10 Must Have Skills for IT Architects

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8 years, 20 days ago

Togaf and GERAM

[amazon_image id=”3642055664″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Handbook on Enterprise Architecture (International Handbooks on Information Systems)[/amazon_image] Some time ago I read this book on Enterprise Architecture, which is a compilation of various chapters about the GERAM framework for Enterprise Architecture. Now, while very extensive it seems that GERAM is dead. The last publications on the standard date […]

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8 years, 1 month ago

EA Professional Oath

The Center for the Advancement of the Enterprise Architecture Profession (CAEAP) has created something that on first sight seems like a very good idea: the Enterprise Architect Professional Oath. The oath itself is one of eight what they call “pillars” of the profession, though from the website it is not yet entirely clear what the […]

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8 years, 2 months ago

The satellite model

The satellite model is an alternative representation of complex architectures that is propagated by me as a more helpful metaphor than layered models or complex graphs. It helps because it centres on the centre: the business or company domain. The model re-appears in many articles on my site, and in some representations by other authors: […]

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8 years, 2 months ago

Architect Scrum

Scrum for architects: how scrum helps architects to create and sustain an enterprise-wide architecture process. Slowly we are learning how to use the simple format of short standup sessions, called scrum, to help teams in sustaining impetus. A scrum session typically lasts only 10 minutes, with the participants standing. Discussions, opinions, or other ego-vehicles are […]

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8 years, 4 months ago


Alan Kay, in his keynote speech on Oopsla 1997 talked about the primary need for software development to deal with scalability. We develop tools for making models (and software) that are very suitable to build dog houses. The misconception is that building larger structures (scaling up) entails nothing more than scaling up the dog house […]

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8 years, 7 months ago

Technorati relevancy

Technorati seems to be shifting to the background as a blog directory and tag searcher. I used to see the technorati buttons on most sites, but now they seem to have disappeared. I did as much, on my site you can currently see the Twitter, Facebook and…

9 years, 16 days ago

Plenitudinal Musings

A nice little read during the holidays was Rich Gold book: The Plenitude: Creativity, Innovation, and Making Stuff (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life) . It got me thinking about quite a few issues, of which I would like to share one with you: the four hats of creativity. Usually the focus of software development is […]

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