1 year, 7 months ago

Architecture is theory

Those who denigrate architecture as ‘only theory’ are seriously missing the point, because the role of architecture is theory – theory to guide the practice of design. Without theory to guide practice, all that we’d have is design that’s built on untested …

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1 year, 11 months ago

Rethinking RACI

Probably everyone knows the RACI responsibility-matrix – Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, Informed. But what does it mean, in practice? For some years now I’ve been using a simple organisation-relative way to describe the organisation’s relationships with the broader shared-enterprise: organisation: the organisation itself, …

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2 years, 9 months ago

Models, assumptions, risks and consequences.

Expressing real life situations as mathematical models drive decisions on how to respond appropriately. Assumptions are not facts but do have a probability of occurring. Confidence in a model is an important factor of both the likelihood of the assumptions being correct and the quality and quantity of the data … Continue reading