7 years, 27 days ago

If You Are Only Talking “Architecture”, You Don’t Know Squat

Sometimes it’s a just a little mental slip, but many times is purposeful obfuscation on the part of the person speaking.  And, there’s only one reason to do such a terrible thing, that’s because the person speaking isn’t certain about what they’re talking about.  The crowd-sourced definition of “architecture” on wikipedia gives a nod towards […]

7 years, 27 days ago

Enterprise Architecture interview tips

Who wrote the interview questions?

Face it – you are being hired as one of the top technical employees at the prospects company. Who is going to ask you questions? Chances are the interviewer didn’t create them and had somebody else to do this for the…

7 years, 27 days ago

Enterprise Architecture interview tips

Who wrote the interview questions?

Face it – you are being hired as one of the top technical employees at the prospects company. Who is going to ask you questions? Chances are the interviewer didn’t create them and had somebody else to do this for the…

7 years, 27 days ago

Enterprise Architecture interview tips

Who wrote the interview questions?

Face it – you are being hired as one of the top technical employees at the prospects company. Who is going to ask you questions? Chances are the interviewer didn’t create them and had somebody else to do this for the…

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7 years, 27 days ago

Enterprise Architecture interview tips

Who wrote the interview questions?

Face it – you are being hired as one of the top technical employees at the prospects company. Who is going to ask you questions? Chances are the interviewer didn’t create them and had somebody else to do this for the…

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7 years, 28 days ago

IT Strategy Paradigms: Ways to understand and develop IT strategies in a Coherency Management Context.

What is an IT strategy I have been able to identify two major approaches to articulate IT strategies. The first major approach is the typical MIT Sloan School of Management approach that support the issues of a some how detached IT strategy from the corporate strategy. The strategy is build upon the assumption that IT […]

7 years, 28 days ago

Five Ways to Cure the Federal EA Hangover

Long seen as an EA thought leader, the U.S. Federal Government has paradoxically struggled to deliver on EA’s promise of measurable, repeatable, transformative value for its stakeholders. While the government’s oversight and governance b…

7 years, 28 days ago

Five Ways to Cure the Federal EA Hangover

Long seen as an EA thought leader, the U.S. Federal Government has paradoxically struggled to deliver on EA’s promise of measurable, repeatable, transformative value for its stakeholders. While the government’s oversight and governance b…

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7 years, 28 days ago

Future State First, Current State Last

Leo de Sousa shared a blog that covered his experience of doing the current state first, supporting Adrian Grigoriu’s response to my posting last week entitled Applying EA to Your Life .  I do, in fact, support the contention that current state is an “input to gap analysis” and is “useful for benchmarking”, but I would […]

7 years, 28 days ago

On vacation

…at a really great place.  I’m at Rancho La Puerta, a “destination spa” in Tecate Mexico (just south of the US border in the Baja California). 
Now that my wife and I have been here a couple of days, I can heartily recommend the experience…