7 years, 6 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 […]

8 years, 10 months ago

The Zen of EA

Study existing business practices to create an understanding of the business model of your organization and its high-level business processes Engage with senior management to unlock the meaning of  strategic intent Connect internal with middle management and external with the business community to uncover urgent needs and trends Build a panoramic understanding of the existing […]

8 years, 11 months ago

Visual Cliché in Architectural Discourse

@JohnCleese has made some great management training films, published by his company Video Arts. In the one I remember most vividly, he mocked the compulsive need for visual aids in corporate presentations by imagining what Hamlet’s soliloquy would be l…

8 years, 11 months ago

Enterprise Structure

#entarch There are some critical structural issues for business organizations, which have critical implications for IT architecture, including generating new requirements for management information systems and collaboration platforms. However, these st…

9 years, 23 days ago

Behold! The Gonkulator!

Pardon the Phineas and Ferb reference, but when I read this post from Chris Lockhart, I couldn’t help but think of Professor Doofenschmirtz and his inventions. I really liked this post from Chris and how it emphasizes understanding the nature of the problem at hand. I’ve had first hand experience at more than one company […]

9 years, 2 months ago

Moore's Law, Air Travel Tech and PAYG

Jim Peters, CTO at SITA wrote an interesting blog a few days back – though it started off with an Intel announcement, Jim was really commenting on increasing demand for computing power. I posted the following comment to his blog post.In a sense the bus…

9 years, 2 months 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…

9 years, 8 months ago

Socially enabled BPM

All content written by and copyrighted by Todd Biske. If you are reading this on a site other than my “Outside the Box” blog, it’s probably being republished without my permission. Please consider reading it at the source. A succession of tweets between Forrester’s Gene Leganza and Clay Richardson along with Brenda Michelson of Elemental […]