18 days ago

100 Questions to Ace an Enterprise Architect Job Interview

 Interviews are where jobs are won or lost. A résumé – especially a strong one – will ensure you get your foot in the door but to actually secure the position you need to shine during the interview, which means being prepared. Preparation makes you loo…

26 days ago

Planning and Roadmapping: Advanced Functionality for Time-Based Analysis

In the two previous installments, we discussed planning and roadmapping in the context of enterprise architecture, and how you can use the concepts of the ArchiMate language to model your roadmaps. We showed how you can model the evolution of your ente…

1 month, 2 days ago

2. Enterprise Architecture = Choice Architecture!

The promise of enterprise architecture is that it helps improve decision making. Typically, the role of the enterprise architect is to advise and enable other stakeholders to make better decisions. Therefore, Enterprise Architecture – more than anythin…

1 month, 10 days ago

Planning and Roadmapping: Modeling in ArchiMate

In our previous blog post on planning and roadmapping, we discussed the general idea of planning and roadmapping in the context of enterprise architecture and capability-based planning. We addressed different levels of roadmaps, ranging from short-term…

1 month, 24 days ago

Planning and Roadmapping: Introduction

A key driver for management in general and enterprise architecture in particular is to get a better grip on the future, on the evolution of your enterprise. A common technique to support this is roadmapping. A roadmap is a strategic plan that shows the…

2 months, 7 days ago

Organizing Architecture Governance With Workflow And Forms

– Marc Lankhorst, Fabian Aulkemeier In a previous blog post on the features of our collaboration platform, we have explained how you can support people in working together on architectures and other models via structured workflows. In that post, …

2 months, 15 days ago

Adding the Time Dimension to Enterprise Architecture Diagrams

Including the time dimension in Enterprise Architecture models enables the modeler to depict the interaction of the events, tasks, and actors depicted in the model in a way that indicates the order of the interactions.   There are many diagrams or modeling options to chose from to illustrate timing of events within a system or process. A few favorites that are helpful in […]

3 months, 1 day ago

A Technology Roadmap for Regis College

When Regis College, a private university in greater Boston offering undergraduate and graduate programs, sought to create a technology plan to support their performance goals, they turned to Systems Flow. Like many higher education institutions, Regis was grappling with a series of questions regarding the ability of its technology environment to manage data and information […]

3 months, 12 days ago

Technology Adoption Strategies for Business Systems

Technology Implementations: Too Important to Fail Regardless of an enterprise’s size and industry, technology touches every aspect of a business’s operations now more than ever. Successful technology implementations have always been important but in today’s economic landscape, technology implementations NEED to be successful as they can make or break a business. Here are some horrific […]