6 years, 4 months ago

How To Understand The Difference Between Value-Proposition and a Product or Service

One of my startup heroes Steve Blank wrote in a blog post that “value proposition is the fancy name for your product or service” It is with some trepidation that […]

6 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 years, 3 months ago

The Fun-damental Laws of Enterprise Architecture

This is largely an extract of Wikipedia’s Eponymous Lays page. I have added a few other items along the way. There are 3 sections: Fun Laws, General Laws & Technology…

7 years, 3 months ago

The Purpose Of A System Is What It Does

This is some dot points from an excellent article by Richard Veryard discussing Stafford Beer’s maxim that the “Purpose Of a System Is What It Does” or “POSIWID“. Richard points…

7 years, 3 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…