6 years, 1 month ago

Thinking Like An Architect

I frequently remind clients and EA practitioners that they need to think as enterprise architects. Which is a shorthand way to say that you link analysis, recommendations, proposals, and visions to the relevant components in the architecture – highlighting the constraints and opportunities that they offer, and explaining how the architecture needs to change. This…

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6 years, 5 months ago

TOGAF Distilled

A series of short videos exploring TOGAFTOGAF Distilled is the title of an exciting new series of videos that I’ve been working on with Orbus Software. The Orbus Software video library is a valuable resource for any enterprise architect, and introduces the benefits of the iServer Product Suite including a tour through them. Checkout these videos:…

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7 years, 19 days ago

Building planes in the sky

EA is like building planes in the skyEnterprise Architects are frequently expected to deliver large-scale enterprise transformation while keeping day-to-day business fully operational! This video sums it up perfectly:

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