1 year, 9 months ago

Levels of Architectural Understanding

Early on in my EA career, I was very fortunate to become involved in a pioneering EA initiative at Westpac. My introduction to Westpac came when I helped its Group Data Resource Management team develop tool and repository support for its enterprise business model. During this engagement, I kept hearing people refer to an exciting Read more

1 year, 9 months ago

Levels of Architectural Understanding

Early on in my EA career, I was very fortunate to become involved in a pioneering EA initiative at Westpac. My introduction to Westpac came when I helped its Group Data Resource Management team develop tool and repository support for its enterprise business model. During this engagement, I kept hearing people refer to an exciting Read more

2 years, 10 months ago

Event based processing and capability architecture

The illusions of process architectures Most of the time people expect that a process is a linear execution of activities that has been predetermined, some people call this the happy path (top illustration) and expect that this is the way things should work. On other occasions people realize that processing is a bit more complex […]

2 years, 10 months ago

Event based processing and capability architecture

The illusions of process architectures Most of the time people expect that a process is a linear execution of activities that has been predetermined, some people call this the happy path (top illustration) and expect that this is the way things should work. On other occasions people realize that processing is a bit more complex […]

3 years, 11 months ago

Events, messages and state

I have recently had the need to think about messages, events, and state. I may have finally caught up to where Nigel Green was three years ago!These three ideas are often bundled together, but really they represent different things. And when we try to …

5 years, 1 month ago

Exciting FACE™ Air Force Event – April 2

Coming on the heels of the release of Edition 2.0 of the FACE Technical Standard and recent procurement pull from the Army and Navy, The Open Group FACE™ Consortium is pleased to announce a groundbreaking FACE Air Force Technical Interchange Meeting and Exposition on April 2, 2013 at the Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn in Fairborn, OH, near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. … Continue reading

6 years, 6 months ago

More on EA and asset-types [4]

What are the different types of assets that we need to deal with in an enterprise-architecture? What implications arise across the architecture from the differences between these types? In the first post in this series, we identified four distinct asset-dimensions: physical: physical ‘thing’ – independent, tangible, transferrable, alienable virtual: data, information, idea – independent, non-tangible, transferrable, non-alienable […]