1 year, 7 months ago

Future Predictions for EA in the Next Decade

Research for your Journey to the Future In our everyday research, Gartner asks the question, “How can we help?” Gartner Predicts research asks the question, “Where will you need help tomorrow, and how will you make that journey?” In a recent research note concerning the future of enterprise architecture into 2020 and on to 2022, we […]

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2 years, 9 months ago

Talking to Business Executives about EA

Simply telling a business audience all the wonderful things that EA will do for you is not enough. Light bulbs go on only when you have a chance to show them what it means to them. So, don’t try to “sell” an audience on the academic virtues of EA. Show them. Use relationships among component parts and expose mappings that they always thought existed, but never quite had a chance to see before.

2 years, 9 months ago

Talking to Business Executives about EA

Simply telling a business audience all the wonderful things that EA will do for you is not enough. Light bulbs go on only when you have a chance to show them what it means to them. So, don’t try to “sell” an audience on the academic virtues of EA. S…

2 years, 9 months ago

Take the Initiative

I was recently asked to reflect on the strengths of some of the EA practitioners I have worked with over the years. They have been an inspiring group who collectively and individually were drawn to EA because they aspired to make a difference in their companies. Fulfilling that aspiration isn’t always an easy path.

2 years, 9 months ago

Take the Initiative

I was recently asked to reflect on the strengths of some of the EA practitioners I have worked with over the years. They have been an inspiring group who collectively and individually were drawn to EA because they aspired to make a difference in their…

2 years, 10 months ago

It’s About Time

Of the many reasons to have EA as part your company’s approach to decision-making, the one that is most often overlooked is that it will save you TIME. Saving time means moving forward faster.

2 years, 10 months ago

It’s About Time

Of the many reasons to have EA as part your company’s approach to decision-making, the one that is most often overlooked is that it will save you TIME. Saving time means moving forward faster.

5 years, 9 months ago

EA Worst Practice Alert – "I do not need to make any special effort to communicate my value, my work speaks for itself!"

Many enterprise architects are modest (otherwise a great quality!) and feel awkward when they have to toot their own horn, the “value horn”, if you will…Shouldn’t our work speak for itself? What value is there in being pompous and blowing our own hor…

5 years, 9 months ago

EA Worst Practice Alert – "I do not need to make any special effort to communicate my value, my work speaks for itself!"

Many enterprise architects are modest (otherwise a great quality!) and feel awkward when they have to toot their own horn, the “value horn”, if you will…Shouldn’t our work speak for itself? What value is there in being pompous and blowing our own hor…