12 years, 10 months ago

Book Review: Troux Enterprise Architecture Solutions

I recently picked up a copy of Troux Enterprise Architecture Solutions by Richard Reese. I have worked with Troux in a variety of capacities in the past along with stacking them up with the other large Enterprise Architecture Tool vendors….

13 years, 1 month 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…

13 years, 1 month ago

Enterprise Architecture Summer Camp: Preparing for Week 31.

Logistics In week 31 I will be attending the summer school dealing with Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise 2.0, Government 2.0 and organizational development. The summer school is a part of the IT University’s approach to developing an elite program dealing Enterprise Architecture and Coherency Management. The summer school will be taking place in Sweden (about a […]

13 years, 2 months ago

A Lesson in Service Management

In the Wired magazine article on the relationship between AT&T and Apple (see: Bad Connection: Inside the iPhone Network Meltdown), the author, Fred Vogelstein, presents a classic service management problem. In the early days of the iPhone, when data usage was coming in at levels 50% higher than what AT&T projected, AT&T Senior VP Kris […]

14 years, 1 month ago

Next Book: Government 2.0 and Onwards

Now the Coherency Management book is out, my next book project has ben launched. With the working title “State of the eUnion – Government 2.0 and Onwards”, the book will be published in min-November this year (reason), so it needs to be written in a rush. I have already invited a number of contributors, but

14 years, 2 months ago

Next: Canada, US, and Iceland

As indicated in a 140 char note on Twitter, I’m leaving Europe. For a month, that is. I am going on a flight/roadtrip, part work, part vacation. Locationwise roughly as follows: Toronto from July 17th to 25th. Washington, DC from July 26th to 31st. Ottawa from July 31st to August 6th. Boston from August 7th

14 years, 3 months ago

Next Generation EA

Come join us for Architecture Friday in Antwerp on 26 June about next generation enterprise architecture, as seen by two Australians and a Dane: Peter Bernus (wp) and Pat Turner, and me. If you want to participate, get in touch (you may get a discount code!). Peter Bernus chairs IFIP WG5.12 Architectures for Enterprise Integration,

14 years, 3 months ago

Counting Down to Book Launch

This has been a great week, for several reason, but most notably because our book, Coherency Management: Architecting the Enterprise for Alignment, Agility and Assurance, is now in AuthorHouse’s hands and should be ready for ordering very soon. On the book’s website, we have published the Table of Contents and a chapter overview, and also