2 years, 8 months ago

Architecture Corner: We win, they lose – Seven Deadly Sins of IT

Episode 7, the final installment of this season of Architecture Corner is out (I made a guest appearance in episode 1, “Good at Innovation”). In this installment, the CEO is greedily planning for a winner take all negotiation with the company’s suppliers. Chris the CEO (Casimir Artmann) and John the CIO (Greger Wikstrand) have a […]

8 years, 7 months ago

Cloud in a Box

There is much to recommend about changing how we create, deploy and offer our services and products to customers. Yet there is an entire consulting industry built around avoiding the pitfalls of cloud.

8 years, 10 months ago

Selecting Public Cloud Services – Focus on What’s Different

I had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion last week with a few of my PwC colleagues, Cara Beston and Greg Dupier, during which we talked about both private clouds and also what it takes for businesses to offer public cloud services.  What made this discussion unique for me was that the audience was largely made up of U.S. government contractors, so they were particularly focused on the federal direction and mandates about […]

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8 years, 10 months ago

A Capabilities-based Architecture

As technology architecture professionals, we can only be successful and valuable to those who pay us if we frame our work in terms of capabilities at the outset. If we start with details, we’ll ultimately fail.

8 years, 11 months ago

Nogility

Large technology organizations don’t simply become agile. They’re either agile or not. If they’re not, the path to being so is via change, often radical change at that.