2 years, 8 months ago

True-IA? A True-EA Perspective for Information Architecture

Lately, there has been a lot of focus on business architecture within the EA community.  We would like to expand the thinking of business architecture to include the element of information.  Traditionally the focus of many IT shops has been in…

2 years, 8 months ago

True-IA? A True-EA Perspective for Information Architecture

Lately, there has been a lot of focus on business architecture within the EA community.  We would like to expand the thinking of business architecture to include the element of information.  Traditionally the focus of many IT shops has been in…

2 years, 10 months ago

DAMA DMBOK Offers Good Guidance for Information Management

The Data Management Association (DAMA) International is a prominent association for data management professionals.  They have accumulated and published a Data Management Body of Knowledge (DMBOK) and a Dictionary of Terms.  For those struggling with es…

2 years, 10 months ago

DAMA DMBOK Offers Good Guidance for Information Management

The Data Management Association (DAMA) International is a prominent association for data management professionals.  They have accumulated and published a Data Management Body of Knowledge (DMBOK) and a Dictionary of Terms.  For those struggling with establishing or improving their Information Management…

5 years, 7 months ago

#INFOARCH – INFORMATION OWNERSHIP

While I am preparing to publish my next article on Information Management and taking the opportunity of a email discussion with Jean Evelette – the author of the very interesting website MARS – Metadata And Repository System – I realized that a clarification regarding information ownership was needed. Here is the famous question: Who is owning the information? I […]

6 years, 3 months ago

Enterprise Architecture – What it is not.

It is extremely tempting when designing the framework supporting an Enterprise Architecture to embed functionality that requires the inclusion of so much detail that it makes its application within the business nonviable. An Enterprise Architecture, when used effectively, supports the … Continue reading

6 years, 5 months ago

#InfoArch – Post 2. The starting point

As often, we needed to start somewhere. The main idea here was about “marking the starting point” and formalize it, in order to be able to come back and measure what has been achieved later on during the journey. So, as a starting point, we performed a survey, involving stakeholders across every different main organizations […]

6 years, 5 months ago

#InfoArch – Master Data – Short definition

Master Data is the core information, that is needed, to Manage and Operate the Company businesses. Master Data is a Core asset for Enterprise/Company. As such, it has to be Governed and Managed properly. Customer, Product, Supplier and Financial information entities are typical examples of some very essential Master Data. They need to have a […]

6 years, 6 months ago

#InfoArch – Post 1. Information Architecture – Our definition

Introduction Within all major industries — including automotive, banking, healthcare, energy, telecommunications, insurance, and government— organizations from around the world are beginning to understand the importance and tremendous value associated with ensuring the accuracy, consistency, and timeliness of their own information. To this end, companies are gaining a better appreciation for Enterprise Information Management and […]

6 years, 9 months ago

Voterball: The Data Disruption of Electoral Politics

  If there’s a great story coming out of the recent presidential election, it’s how analytical, evidence-based methods are disrupting the conventional wisdom of political pundits and campaigns to deliver significantly more reliable forecasts and actionable insights.   The most … Continue reading