7 months, 9 days ago

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (about Enterprise Architecture)

I created a list of books I would give someone if they told me they wanted to be a good EA. Read all of these and you will be a guru (or more likely an unguru).
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6 years, 10 months ago

The Architecture Crystal Ball: Predictions for 2012

I have had the opportunity to read several documents containing estimations on what the chief architects and CIOs should expect of the concept of Enterprise Architecture in 2012. As a result I have made some thoughts of my own, and my thoughts have been delimited to what could happen in Scandinavia. There are reasons for […]

7 years, 4 months ago

Cloud in a Box

There is much to recommend about changing how we create, deploy and offer our services and products to customers. Yet there is an entire consulting industry built around avoiding the pitfalls of cloud.

7 years, 5 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

7 years, 7 months ago

A Capabilities-based Architecture

As technology architecture professionals, we can only be successful and valuable to those who pay us if we frame our work in terms of capabilities at the outset. If we start with details, we’ll ultimately fail.

7 years, 8 months ago

Nogility

Large technology organizations don’t simply become agile. They’re either agile or not. If they’re not, the path to being so is via change, often radical change at that.

7 years, 8 months ago

Unprincipled Architecture

Anything IT does should be seen as consistent. Using words like “Principle” with the definition most people have for it is a sure-fire way to disappoint folks. It turns out that instead of a iron clad ‘always-will-do’ thing, our Principles are merely s…

8 years, 19 days ago

The IGIA-Framework

During the summer of 2010 I worked with a literature review that basically dealt with how Enterprise Architecture (through Coherency Management) could be addressing the issue of rewiring the form of leadership which exists in the enterprise. The IGIA-Framework is a form of synthesis of various theories within the field of corporate governance, IT strategy, […]