One week ago

Case Study – Mentoring an EA Team at Vesta Corporation

Learn about this innovative approach to EA trainingFollowing my presentation at the recent IRM EA Conference in London I’ve had several requests for more information about mentoring an EA team. So I’ve added a new course on my online EA tra…

4 months, 26 days ago

EA Conference in London October 2017

Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2017 16-19 October 2017, London I am pleased to say that I will be participating at IRM’s Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2017 16-19 October 2017, London.  This provides a great opportunity to discover some of the latest approaches and thinking in EA, Business Architecture, and BPM, and the synergies between them. There…

1 year, 2 months ago

8 useful links for all Enterprise Architects

I’ve just been going back over some notes from the last six months. Here are some links that I have found particularly interesting or useful: 8 takeaways from IRM’s UK Enterprise Architecture Conference 2016 What makes an Enterprise Architect The End of EA and IT as we know it Ten practical ideas for organizing and managing your…

1 year, 4 months ago

Roger Evernden – Enterprise Architect 2016-08-09 08:49:58

It’s always interesting to look at the agenda for EA conferences – it’s a good indicator of what architects are actually doing, and the type of concerns they are actually addressing. Here are some of the things that struck me when looking at the agenda for the forthcoming iCMG Architecture World summit, being held in Bangalore on…

2 years, 1 month ago

Enterprise Architecture – the Eight Fundamental Factors

New updated edition now in book The second edition of our book is now published and available. Here is a brief summary of what you can expect: A new title: Enterprise Architecture – the Eight Fundamental Factors. A major rewrite and rearrangement of the content, new content, and additional diagrams and charts. Practical advice, examples and case…

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3 years, 3 months ago

A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Enterprise Patterns

Enterprise architecture “should not only provide value on implementation, but at each stage of the strategy-execution lifecycle.” I’ve recently written “A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Enterprise Patterns,” as an Executive Update for Cutter Consortium. My previous Cutter work has discussed enterprise patterns, and has provided a step-by-step guide to create them. In this Executive Update,…

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3 years, 4 months ago

Thinking Like An Architect

I frequently remind clients and EA practitioners that they need to think as enterprise architects. Which is a shorthand way to say that you link analysis, recommendations, proposals, and visions to the relevant components in the architecture – highlighting the constraints and opportunities that they offer, and explaining how the architecture needs to change. This…

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3 years, 11 months ago

Top Intriguing Business & Enterprise Architecture Articles for 2013

Every year Cutter compile a list of the five most intriguing articles published by their Business & Enterprise Architecture practice. I think it’s a good indication of the topics that are grabbing the top decision makers. How do they come up with this list? They chose articles that garner the most feedback from Cutter Members and…

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