3 months, 13 days ago

101 Lessons From Enterprise Architecture – interesting? Or a one-page blog?

What do you think I should do? When I wrote 101 Lessons from Enterprise Architecture I didn’t expect reviews that were so clearly positive or negative! Now I’m thinking of a rewrite, but I’m not sure whether to go ahead or not. I wrot…

4 months, 1 day ago

How does thinking as an architect increase your chances of being an effective Enterprise Architect?

Thinking “architecturally” will improve your EA career. What is architectural thinking? Is it distinct from other types of thinking? Is it different from systems thinking? I recently wrote a post for LinkedIn about Architectural Thinking&#8…

4 months, 26 days ago

Free Download – Chapter 3 – the fundamental factors in EA

Click the button below for your free PDF copy of Chapter 3 – the fundamental factors in EA, from our book, Enterprise Architecture: the Eight Fundamental Factors, by Roger and Elaine Evernden. Discover how eight EA factors make it easier for you …

4 months, 27 days ago

Results of the EA Training Survey

This is a summary of the findings from my recent survey of EA training. This is not rigorous academic research – it’s more informal… a what do students feel about the training currently on offer. It is based on: An online survey I ran…

5 months, 5 days ago

What’s the point of an architecture framework?

A simple overview of why enterprise architecture frameworks are importantArchitecture frameworks have always been a subject for heated debate…. which is probably healthy as it helps architects to expand the potential for enterprise architecture! …

5 months, 16 days ago

New challenges for a new year

Future trends in EAThe New Year for me is a time to reflect on the future. I think about challenges I would like to face, and things I would like to achieve. Here are my two EA-related goals for 2018: Last year I created a comprehensive range of online…

10 months, 23 days ago

Free Online Course on Architectural Thinking

I’ve just put together a new online course about Architectural Thinking. This is a subject that is dear to my heart, so I’ve made this course freely available to anyone who is interested in the subject. All you have to do is click on the Enroll for Free button to gain access. You’ll need to…

11 months, 1 day 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, 6 months ago

How to become an Enterprise Architect

New online EA courseI’m frequently asked how does someone become an Enterprise Architect? A majority of these questions come from Solution Architects, so I’ve developed a new online course that answers the questions that solution architects ask about developing a career in enterprise architecture. The new course is now available along with two other courses. There are…

2 years, 1 month ago

Enterprise Architecture – why do we need it?

Free previews of EA introduction courseEnterprise Architecture – why we need it – an introduction, is the title of my latest on-line course – which gives a straightforward, common-sense introduction to EA. If you are curious to find out why we really do need EA in the 21st century, check out some of the free preview lectures…