1 month, 11 days ago

An Overview of the Levels of Abstraction in Enterprise Architecture

Organizations today are faced with an ever-increasing speed of change. To enable faster transformation, they implement agile methods, which impact the whole enterprise. Obviously, change need to be communicated, but one cannot document all the details …

1 month, 25 days ago

Why a CMDB Cannot Power Your Digital Transformation

“Do I need an EA tool to deliver digital transformation, or can I just rely on a CMDB?”. Or, in the same vein “What is the difference between an EA tool and a CMDB?”. And “Why buy an EA tool if I have a CMDB?”. These are some of the questions we’ve rec…

3 months, 19 days ago

When “Data-Driven” Is Not Enough

An enterprise architect friend of mine recently posed an interesting question: “I lead a relatively mature EA practice that delivers good value to our organization. We are digitally transforming the organization and adopting agile ways of working acros…

6 years, 16 days ago

EA Worst Practice Alert – This shiny EA tool is the solution for all my problems!

Enterprise Architecture’s fundamental purpose is to enable business outcomes by materializing business strategies into real solutions. As we have discussed in previous posts, there are some important aspects to maturing your Enterprise Architectur…

9 years, 1 day ago

Adoption of ArchiMate in the UK

I was recently asked about the adoption trend of ArchiMate. I see demand for ArchiMate support slowly increasing in the UK, but it is nowhere near the tipping point that it has already reached in the Benelux area, especially in the Netherlands of course, where a requirement for enterprise architects to have Archimate experience is […]