6 years, 3 months ago

What if value is in the noise?

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If thought precedes action, what idea does enterprise architecture move towards? 

The clarity of a signal lifted out of the noise? Tidy cubicles or hacker spaces?

To find a form that accommodates the mess, that that now the task of the enterprise architect.

(Apologies to Beckett).

6 years, 3 months ago

What if value is in the noise?

If thought precedes action, what idea does enterprise architecture move towards? 
The clarity of a signal lifted out of the noise? Tidy cubicles or hacker spaces?
To find a form that accommodates the mess, that that now the task of the enterprise arc…

7 years, 2 months ago

Architecture-by-definition is an anti-pattern. The goal of a…

Architecture-by-definition is an anti-pattern.

The goal of a definition is to remove noise. 

You add another layer of noise when your definitions are model-specific sub-definitions for commonly understood terms. For example: service, product, capability, or system.

Special definitions introduce an additional cognitive load that easily outweighs the benefits of a more sophisticated model.