One of the practical problems of the innovator’s lifestyle is that, by definition, we tend to work a long way away (metaphorically speaking) from the mainstream. It’s true that there are some real advantages to playing the Outsider role – for example, it’s one of the few ways to bypass the ‘groupthink’ trap. Yet the […]
This one extends the models-for-enterprise-architecture theme from the previous post. Although for me this theme goes back a long way, the start-point here was a Tweet from Dutch EA consultant Martin van den Berg (@bergmart) that triggered off a veritable flurry of replies:
bergmart: I’m more and more convinced that it should be forbidden to show […]
“Gotta rush! Time equals money, ya know!”
But does it?
More accurately, are they ever actually equivalent?
It’s not a trivial question – because if they’re not equivalent, just how much damage is that metaphor doing to our enterprise-architectures, business-architectures and much else besides?
Closely related to this is another metaphor: “money equals value”. And that one can do […]
Last week was a big one for me and for Diamond. It marked the beginning of a new chapter for both as we joined forces with PwC. Much remains to be seen as with any new adventure, but it promises to be a high performing combination for our clients. The week was filled with events geared to bring the two companies together to get to know one another, both as individuals and as firms. On […]
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