Achieving an acceptable outcome from any initiative within a business is fraught with obstacles. Achieving an acceptable balance between the dimensions (below) is essential when establishing a plan to execute. Scope: What does the initiative cover; what are its requirements; … Continue reading →
#entarch Like many complex capabilities, enterprise architecture operates at several different tempi. (See my post on Enterprise Tempo.) A workshop at the SEI last year identified three tempi, which it called “Operating Modes”.
At the lowest level, en…
@bmichelson posts a piece on an HP website called Fast Data: Speed over precision for better decision-making (21 June 2011), summarizing a recent interview in MIT Sloan with Ali Riaz and Sid Probstein of software company Attivio.
Riaz and Probstein a…
“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 […]
In iteration #2 there are some more details and concepts has been shifted around or renamed. The basic idea is still the same. Even though the business innovation might not be visible it is in there. As time goes by details will be found, explored and put into supporting documents.
Over the past month, I hit a couple of career milestones. On August 31, 2010, I completed my 18th year of service at British Columbia Institute of Technology. On Sept 4, 2010, I completed 3 years as the Manager, Business Application Services and Ente…