7 years, 8 months ago

Be an Enterprise Activist, not Archivist

Yesterday afternoon, I was involved with a discussion around EA 201x. The conversation began at a lunch meeting I had with Mike Rollings (@mikerollings) of Burton Group/Gartner, and continued on with Brenda Michelson (@bmichelson) of Elemental Links and fellow EA Chris Bird (@seabird20), among others. Near the end of the conversation, Chris asked the question, […]

7 years, 8 months ago

Integrated Governance: A Presentation of a Literature Review.

The Basics of the Review The review is dealing with Integrated Integrated Governance. Integrated Governance is defined as how corporate strategy, IT strategy, IT governance and Enterprise Architecture are aligned and dealt with. I have chosen to limit the amount of topics to cope with my limited resources. Therefor I selected what I assumed were […]

7 years, 8 months ago

Can IT Make a Competitive Difference: From a Coherency Architect’s Point of View.

The Introduction Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee has written the paper “Investing in the IT That Makes a Competitive Difference” that was published in 2007 in by Harvard Business Review. The paper deals with how enterprises deals with competition in the United States. McAfee & Brynjolfsson argues that most enterprises are in state of hard […]

7 years, 8 months ago

Gartner 2010 Hype Cycle for Enterprise Architecture

Recently Gartner released the 2010 Hype Cycle for Enterprise Architecture (EA). It’s an interesting report. I’m not sure if there are really any surprises here but it worth looking at the macro themes of the report. You can find additional…

7 years, 8 months ago

Anything that Google touches turns to Gold…..well almost!

Wave was supposed to be another jewel in the already crowded Google crown. Surely this next generation communication tool was going to join the ranks of ultra-successful Search, super-popular Mail and upcoming star Android. When Google announced this a…