Following complaints that Amazon sometimes uses excessively large boxes for packing small items, the following claim appeared on Reddit.”Amazon uses a complicated software system to determine the box size that should be used based on what else is going…
Why is everything so damned interesting? Some social media friends and I were discussing the huge amount of interesting (and potentially important) stuff that comes our way and that we can’t keep up with. New books and articles pile up half read on our physical or virtual bookshelves. In the last month articles on cognition, […]
Oliver’s Question My friend Oliver Baier (@OliverBaier) recently tweeted: “Has #RBPEA just become bigger and more urgent in 2016? People seeking (and buying) ever simpler answers to ever bigger problems”. The hashtag RBPEA was coined by Tom Graves (@Tetradian) and means Really Big Picture Enterprise Architecture. It says that to understand an enterprise one increasingly […]
As I set off on my Sunday morning run, I said to myself “don’t think about your blog”. I’d been having trouble getting this blog to work. I wanted to write about the relationship between circular economy and other fundamental changes that people are trying to achieve – but it kept coming out abstract and, […]
This site nearly got called The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Enterprise. My admiration for Douglas Adams only seems to increase with the years. Now he’s provided me with inspiration for the second blog in a row.
#entarch Some people think that what uniquely characterizes enterprise architects is that they are the ones who “get the big picture”.
If this is true, it is because EAs have differently wired brains to the rest of humanity, or because their positi…