2 months, 2 days ago

Service Brokering and an Enterprise Standard – Build your Competitive Advantage in the Digital World

Over the last ten years I have focused on cloud computing and seen increased adoption of cloud in enterprises. Companies large and small have adopted Software as a Service (SaaS) and traditional private/public PaaS/IaaS cloud services to expand their digital footprint. In doing so they depend increasingly on an ever-larger supplier community to obtain the digital support required to run their business.

4 months, 14 days ago

Confirming the direction

Yeah, it’s been a while since I wrote anything new here… – kind of overdue for Normal Service Will Be Resumed and all that…? But yes, I am still here, still working, still pushing onward. And gratified to see that, yes,

9 months, 1 day ago

Intimations of arrogance? – an addendum

Carrying on from the previous post, with a bit of an explanation about why I’m becoming so much of ‘a grumpy old guy’… Here’s the blunt fact: I’m not a good thinker. I know that. Too many gaps in my knowledge,

9 months, 9 days ago

Intimations of arrogance from a grumpy old guy?

Okay, I admit it: I’m at real risk right now of becoming a grumpy old guy: Getting snappy at people on LinkedIn and all that. More than a fair bit of that phrase about “Will not suffer fools gladly”. Patience strained

1 year, 11 days ago

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (about Enterprise Architecture)

I created a list of books I would give someone if they told me they wanted to be a good EA. Read all of these and you will be a guru (or more likely an unguru).
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1 year, 3 months ago

Future Predictions for EA in the Next Decade

Research for your Journey to the Future In our everyday research, Gartner asks the question, “How can we help?” Gartner Predicts research asks the question, “Where will you need help tomorrow, and how will you make that journey?” In a recent research note concerning the future of enterprise architecture into 2020 and on to 2022, we […]

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1 year, 4 months ago

Strategy and Innovation Roadmapping Tools

Strategy and Innovation Roadmapping Tools are new to Many, Even if the Techniques are Known Gartner has recently released a Market Guide for Strategy and Innovation Roadmapping Tools. The Market Guide profiles tool providers that helps those seeking to visualize the change across many layers and different states of change: plans, in-flight efforts, and existing assets. Today, […]

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1 year, 11 months ago

5 Steps to Connect EA to Strategy (a Very Short Summary!)

Many enterprise architecture (EA) teams struggle with creating a program that demonstrates the level of strategic value that they believe EA should have. Even after following all the advice in frameworks and online articles, chief architects and CIOs still struggle as EA programs fail to reach their potential as an influencer of strategy execution across Read more

1 year, 11 months ago

5 Steps to Connect EA to Strategy (a Very Short Summary!)

Many enterprise architecture (EA) teams struggle with creating a program that demonstrates the level of strategic value that they believe EA should have. Even after following all the advice in frameworks and online articles, chief architects and CIOs still struggle as EA programs fail to reach their potential as an influencer of strategy execution across Read more

1 year, 11 months ago

New book: ‘Changes – a business novel’

Delighted to say I’ve just published my ‘business-novel’ Changes. Hooray! More details are at https://leanpub.com/tb-changes . Here’s the cover: And here’s the blurb: Marco has a new job: Head of Organizational Change. But his bright new plan to bring the company into the

2 years, 1 month ago

Form Follows Function on SPaMCast 438

Once again, I’m making an appearance on Tom Cagley’s Software Process and Measurement (SPaMCast) podcast. This week’s episode, number 438, features Tom’s essay on using sizing for software testing, Kim Pries with a Software Sensei column (canned solutions), and a Form Follows Function installment based on my post “Organizations as Systems and Innovation”. In this […]