Data sharing and collaboration between different specialist areas requires agreement and transparency about the structure and meaning of the data. This is one of the functions of metadata.I’ve been reading a paper (by Professor Paul Edwards and others)…
Software is eating the world! Every company is becoming a software company. If companies don’t, they cease to exist. Just imagine: you are a thermostat maker and suddenly you have Google as a competitor (via its Nest acquisition). This is just one of the many recent examples. Interestingly a lot of the innovations in the software industry are fuelled by abstraction and automation, concepts that are well-known in the Model-Driven.
WHITE PAPER What is a Customer? “In our division any internal unit we cross charge services to is called a Customer” “Marketing call Customers Clients” “Sales refer to Prospects and Suspects, but to me they […]
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This one extends the models-for-enterprise-architecture theme from the previous post. Although for me this theme goes back a long way, the start-point here was a Tweet from Dutch EA consultant Martin van den Berg (@bergmart) that triggered off a veritable flurry of replies:
bergmart: I’m more and more convinced that it should be forbidden to show […]