5 months, 20 days ago

Belief #9 Best architectures are scoped top-down and validated bottom-up

Have you ever endured “ivory-tower architectures”?  In belief # 3 we looked at the need for a business purpose-driven approach. We also explained how the opposite approach with technology- or vendor-centric architectures, drive us to “IT projects” and solutions with no clear business ownership and low flexibility. All too often, we build “software capabilities” instead of “business capabilities”.  In belief # 7 we looked at the value of keeping together what is common…

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5 months, 20 days ago

Belief #9 Best architectures are scoped top-down and validated bottom-up

Have you ever endured “ivory-tower architectures”?  In belief #3 we looked at the need for a business purpose-driven approach. We also explained how the opposite approach with technology- or vendor-centric architectures, drive us to “IT projects” and solutions with no clear business ownership and low flexibility. All too often, we build “software capabilities” instead of “business capabilities”.  In belief #7 we looked at the value of keeping together what is common and separating…

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5 years, 3 months ago

Scotch Eggs and Feedback

A primary school in Essex has banned various “unhealthy” snacks from pupils’ lunchboxes. Teachers inspect pupils’ lunchboxes and confiscate banned items.The right-wing press is particularly aggrieved about the banning and confiscation of scotch eggs, w…

5 years, 3 months ago

Scotch Eggs and Feedback

A primary school in Essex has banned various “unhealthy” snacks from pupils’ lunchboxes. Teachers inspect pupils’ lunchboxes and confiscate banned items.The right-wing press is particularly aggrieved about the banning and confiscation of scotch eggs, w…