8 years, 8 months ago

How to Make Work Take Off?

In his best seller book Getting Things Done, David Allen identifies six vertically arrayed perspectives from which to define work. Using an aerospace analogy, he recognizes the following “altitudes”: 50,000+ feet: Life 40,000 feet: Vision 30,000 feet: …

9 years, 3 months ago

When Less Is Too Much

Sometimes less is too much. Inexorably, at some point, the organization or logic of a system that has worked well in the past turns out inadequate in the face of changing environmental circumstances. The inherent limits of system resilience –…

9 years, 4 months ago

Respect as an architectural issue (IRM-EAC 2011)

I had an excellent time at the IRM-EAC 2011 conference in London this past week. Part of that was because Sally Bean and Roger Burlton had had the courage to bring their previously-separate EA (architecture) and BPM (process) conferences together, creating an immensely valuable mix across the whole business-change space. For me, the conference started […]

10 years, 2 months ago

Enterprise Architecture Summer Camp: Preparing for Week 31.

Logistics In week 31 I will be attending the summer school dealing with Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise 2.0, Government 2.0 and organizational development. The summer school is a part of the IT University’s approach to developing an elite program dealing Enterprise Architecture and Coherency Management. The summer school will be taking place in Sweden (about a […]