6 years, 11 months ago

Enterprise Architecture: Reflections on My Journey of Becoming A Systems Thinking Enterprise Architect

Although I have been practicing enterprise architecture for more than 10 years, I still find it challenging for me to explain to others what exactly I do.   I am a systems designer and engineer at heart, but not necessarily in the way in whic…

6 years, 11 months ago

Enterprise Architecture: Reflections on My Journey of Becoming A Systems Thinking Enterprise Architect

Although I have been practicing enterprise architecture for more than 10 years, I still find it challenging for me to explain to others what exactly I do.   I am a systems designer and engineer at heart, but not necessarily in the way in which a typical IT function defines “systems.”    I feel what I do…

7 years, 7 months ago

Deep Thinking on The Architecture of Architecture: Meta-Architecture

As many of you have already have known, Enterprise Architecture and Architecture within the context of sociotechnical organization is going through what I believe a renaissance period.  
The architecture field is moving to more of an in…

7 years, 7 months ago

Deep Thinking on The Architecture of Architecture: Meta-Architecture

As many of you have already have known, Enterprise Architecture and Architecture within the context of sociotechnical organization is going through what I believe a renaissance period.   The architecture field is moving to more of an interdisciplinary art and science.    Also many architects, myself included, have been trained on producing goal oriented systems.  This teleological approach based…

7 years, 7 months ago

Addressing the Multi-Dimensionality Challenge on Thinking of The Enterprise as a System

Last week I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the Open Group conference in Newport Beach, California.  I find these conferences enlightening as I enjoyed the dialog with fellow professions who share similar point of views on the&nbsp…

7 years, 7 months ago

Addressing the Multi-Dimensionality Challenge on Thinking of The Enterprise as a System

Last week I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the Open Group conference in Newport Beach, California.  I find these conferences enlightening as I enjoyed the dialog with fellow professions who share similar point of views on the discipline of Enterprise Architecture.   I have made the following observations: We have a huge challenge in…

8 years, 7 months ago

Rethinking the Enterprise “Mess” Using a System Thinking Approach

I have long considered the discipline of “architecture” as a problem solving technique that brings together art, philosophy, engineering, physics, culture, technology, etc.  Producing a high quality architecture is to provide a platform for the enterprise to balance form, function, and elegance.   Or using today’s parlance: structure, behaviors, and desire.   I know the term “desire”…