7 years, 6 months ago

Misys CIO discusses the role of the CIO as a business leader, innovator, and enabler of growth

Microsoft was recently at Sibos, an event facilitated and organized by SWIFT, for the SWIFT community, which creates the stimulus for learning, collaborating, developing new business, defining future strategies and taking collective action that shapes the future of the Financial…

7 years, 6 months ago

Implementing Effective Governance

According to ZDNet’s Joe McKendrick’s coverage of the recent Gartner Application Architecture, Development, and Integration summit, SOA governance and siloed thinking is top of mind. If this really is the case, how do we make our governance efforts more effective? The more I think about this, the more I come back to a recent post […]

7 years, 6 months ago

Can Single Source of Truth work?

@tonyrcollins asks if any healthcare IT system can provide a Single Source of Truth (SSOT)? In his blog (13 December 2010), he discusses a press release claiming that an electronic healthcare record system from Cerner Millennium Solutions is a “single …

7 years, 6 months ago

Cloud Hype Blog Extended…

Following my recent blog on the topic of Cloud Hype, there have been some further interesting views being expressed in the popular IT media. For instance the latest CIO magazine debate dedicated to the similar topic is generating thoughts along similar…

7 years, 6 months ago

Sourcing It

Together with Rien Dijkstra and Pieter van der Ploeg, I have launched a new book project: The Sourcing Initiative: Enabling Collaboration. Read more about it on the new website, sourcing-it.org. The idea is that there are a lot of issues at stake in modern enterprises:

Our proposition is that the […]

7 years, 6 months ago

A week in Tweets: 28 November – 04 December 2010

And finally close to catch-up (if I haven’t slipped again) – another week’s worth of Tweets and links. Lots of new stuff, of course, though nothing new as such in the categories, nor in the ‘Read more…’ link:

Enterprise-architecture, business-architecture, strategy, innovation and suchlike:

CreatvEmergence: Cool 1-min video of complex adaptive systems in action – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCOmBVrnDeA <real-life […]

7 years, 6 months ago

How to elaborate a Business Model with Enterprise Architecture?

How does an Enterprise Architecture and a Business Model work together? Successful organisations are those that improve and innovate their Business Models to find a profitable niche against their competitors. But a new Business Model alone is not enough. It needs to be implemented and executed. This is where an Enterprise Architecture comes in. If […]