8 years, 9 months ago

EA Summit Las Vegas – Day Three

We’ve just wrapped up the EA Summit in Las Vegas and it seems to have been a very positive experience for everyone. The Gartner analysts and our case study speakers were very happy with the level of sophistication of the audience – great questions, comments and challenges.  Many attendees had positive comments on both the […]

8 years, 9 months ago

EA Summit Las Vegas – Day Two

Day two was jam packed with content from both Gartner analysts and case studies.  I personally led a round table session on innovation with a group of about ten people which led to some amazing insights, the most interesting was a discussion on how to build a passion for innovation in an organization.  Andy Kyte […]

8 years, 9 months ago

EA Summit Las Vegas – Day One

The EA Summit in Vegas kicked off yesterday with a great presentation from Gartner analyst Nick Gall who introduced Hybrid Thinking.  Nick posits that enterprise architects need a new paradigm to deal with wicked problems and has taken some of the best ideas from the Design Thinking approach and applied them to EA. Several tweeters […]

8 years, 9 months ago

EA Tip #1 – What business leaders want

"Business leaders are generally not looking for products, services, features or functions; business leaders are primarily focussed on business outcomes such as increased output, better quality, lower costs, revenue growth or improved market share." Gartner (in article "Business capabilities: Focus EA on business outcomes)
This insightful comment is a great example of enterprise architecture

8 years, 9 months ago

Have Fed Agencies abandoned creating “Enterprise Transition Plan” ? ETP is challenging for the OCIO

Checkout following two plans below. And, contrast and compare them. Conceiving a coherent modernization plan and executing them has always been a challenge for OCIO. Enterprise Transition Plans generally documents the visions, goals, capabilities at th…

8 years, 9 months ago

Ugliness in the sink

An architectural fundamental is that things that are not related should not cause failure on each others’ part. The printer breaking should not stop the processing of orders. It does stop the printing of orders (duh), but should not stop the processing…

8 years, 9 months ago

Ugliness in the sink

An architectural fundamental is that things that are not related should not cause failure on each others’ part. The printer breaking should not stop the processing of orders. It does stop the printing of orders (duh), but should not stop the processing…

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8 years, 9 months ago

Accelerating Business and IT Transformation

In our work with more than 200 organizations, we’ve found two groups of customers: Those who previously tried to create an Enterprise Architecture (EA) function but failed, and those who knew they needed a successful EA function to transform t…

8 years, 9 months ago

On Enterprise Taxonomy Completeness

Yet again it is time for an update on my thesis progress. After revising my initial introductory chapter with my supervisor (John Gotze), I decided to revamp the chapter completely and go forward with a more tangible problem: the failure of strategic I…

8 years, 9 months ago

On Enterprise Taxonomy Completeness

Yet again it is time for an update on my thesis progress. After revising my initial introductory chapter with my supervisor (John Gotze), I decided to revamp the chapter completely and go forward with a more tangible problem: the failure of strategic I…

8 years, 9 months ago

On Enterprise Taxonomy Completeness

Yet again it is time for an update on my thesis progress. After revising my initial introductory chapter with my supervisor (John Gotze), I decided to revamp the chapter completely and go forward with a more tangible problem: the failure of strategic I…

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