10 years, 21 days ago

All I ask is to consider the impossible …

I was reading early this morning and ran across this quote from Henry Ford: “I am looking for a lot of men [and women] who have an infinite capacity to not know what can’t be done.” It struck me that this nicely captures many of the conversations that we have around Phase One and the thought pattern that I would like to see happening more often around town.  There is […]

10 years, 22 days ago

Collaborative Planning Methodology (CPM)

I think most can agree that enterprise architects have been getting more and more narrow in terms of the scope of planning that they touch.  In reality, executives and decision makers need a single complete plan of action.  They ask, “what do I need to do, how do I secure it, how much will it cost, and when can it be done?”  As enterprise architects have drifted away from solution […]

10 years, 4 months ago

For Who The Heck is Enterprise Architecture Not?

While thinking of ideas discussed in this blog, have been probing the tenants that creates the fundamental characteristics of the system such as :- Division Of Labor – the most important idea that revolutionized industrialization and for rise of capitalism Commodiitization vs Specialization Production of cost by Economy Of Scale by Division vs Multiplexing (manual […]

13 years, 7 months ago

Have Fed Agencies abandoned creating “Enterprise Transition Plan” ? ETP is challenging for the OCIO

Checkout following two plans below. And, contrast and compare them. Conceiving a coherent modernization plan and executing them has always been a challenge for OCIO. Enterprise Transition Plans generally documents the visions, goals, capabilities at th…

13 years, 7 months ago

Distortions leads to Cancerous Growth within Enterprise

Programmed Cell Death is very important function to understand to gain insight into the way Transformation need to occur. When distortions occur in Enterprise Engineering, then this leads into obvious cancerous growth, which does not have easy remedy. …