4 years, 5 months ago

Types of Cost

When planning and measuring business benefits there are three basic contributing elements: revenues, costs and intangibles. If you look for guidance on “types of cost” most sources decompose cost types […]

4 years, 11 months ago

Enterprise Architecture Benefits

Author: Alex Matthews – Twitter: @remembermytweet Here is a free, un-formatted slide deck that describes some of the key benefits that can be gained from applying Enterprise Architecture. It can […]

5 years, 2 months ago

Enterprise Architecture Change is Coming. Are You Ready?

There is an impending change coming. In many ways this change is being driven by the move into The Cloud, (the commoditization of IT) and the move to Bring Your […]

5 years, 2 months ago

Top 10 Tips for Data Warehouse Developers

I’ve been reading some excellent material lately about the perilous task of building data warehouse capability. It cause me to reflect on my own learning from running large enterprise data […]

5 years, 3 months ago

The Future of Money

Alternative Forms of Currency Alternative forms of currency have existed for a long time. Frequent flyer miles are transformable forms of value, they can be exchanged for goods and services….

5 years, 4 months ago

20 Key Concepts Every Enterprise Architects Should Know

This article written by Alex Matthews (@remembermytweet) OK, so here is a quick brainstorm of key concepts that every EA should know. It is literally a 5 minute brainstorm exercise…

6 years, 5 months ago

A week in Tweets: 26 December 2010 – 01 January 2011

Managing to keep up to date at present, so here’s the list of Tweets and links for the week (and year) just past. Usual categories, of course.

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

tetradian: [post] Where is the information when we need it? http://bit.ly/hPBME3 #entarch #itarch #orgarch #systems
jdevoo: MIT SMR Analytics: New Path to Value http://bit.ly/g0ExUs – […]

6 years, 5 months ago

A kind of change-of-year review

Yes, it’s that time of year again, when it’s worthwhile reflecting on the old adage that we overestimate what we can do in a week, or a month, but underestimate what we can do in a whole year.
Right now I’m in one of those dreaded between-project spaces where nothing much seems to be happening. On […]

6 years, 6 months ago

A week in Tweets: 19-25 December 2010

A somewhat smaller collection of Tweets and links this time – mainly because people are heading off into their various holiday-seasons, I guess. Same categories as usual, though, preceded by the usual ‘Read more…’ link.

Enterprise-architecture, business-architecture, business-strategy, innovation and similar business themes:

SAlhir: RT @GreatestQuotes “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should […]

6 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…