11 years, 3 months ago

Let the Chief Architect take the lead during 2013

The Chief Architect have an excellent opportunity to step up and take the reigns during 2013. To aid in focusing the effort of the Chief Architect there is The Wheel of Leadership and The Art of Enterprise Architecture to focus mind and body. Continuing to strengthen the support of the Chief Architect let me introduce The […]

11 years, 5 months ago

Publishing The Art of Enterprise Architecture

As some of you may be aware of I with the help of a wonderful set of people has been reviewing the final script for the book The Art of enterprise Architecture (working title). The plan is to have the book ready to be delivered in time for Christmas, just so you may all either […]

12 years, 5 months ago

Dealing with Systemic Problems Through the Enterprise Architecture Program

There are many problems the chief architect, enterprise architects, CIOs, executives and decision-makers on all levels will be facing while handling the day to day operations. Quite a few problems that they will be dealing with are symptoms of larger more complex problems or what I have chosen to define as “systemic problems”. Systemic problems […]

12 years, 6 months ago

Five Things to do in order to deal with KPIs for Enterprise Architecture Processes

Measuring Enterprise Architecture Processes In most enterprises that applies Enterprise Architecture will there be a need to measure how the enterprise is progressing from adapting the Enterprise Architecture Program and there will be some stakeholders who would like to know … Continue reading

12 years, 9 months ago

The Art of Enterprise Architecture – Section 10 – Domains

We may distinguish six kinds of problem domains, to wit Simple; Entangling; Temporizing; Narrow; Precipitous; Location; These six are problem related principles connected with the scene. The architect who has attained a responsible post must be careful to study them. Simple problems Problems which can be easily understood by anyone is called simple. With regard […]

12 years, 9 months ago

Developing Frameworks: Five Things To Do and Five Things To Avoid.

The Essentials While working with the concept of Enterprise Architecture it usually becomes a necessity to chose and implement a framework. As such the chief architect can either implement a standard framework, and as such commence the project of documenting … Continue reading

12 years, 10 months ago

The Art of Enterprise Architecture – Section Nine – On the march

We come now to the question of establishing the architecture function within the organization as a whole, and observing signs of change to the architecture from the incoming demands. For this I have 28 insights to share among the five thousand insights you posses. Seek sponsorship from high places, facing the customers. Do not try […]

13 years, 1 month ago

The Art of Enterprise Architecture – Section Eight – Variation in tactics

In work, the Chief Architect receives his instructions from the CEO, collects his team and focuses his resources. When in difficult situations, stay agile and work to seek out possibilities. In situations where high politics intersect, join hands with the stakeholders. Do not stay in dangerously isolated positions, remember it is not your architecture it […]