10 years, 4 months ago

Enterprise Architecture as Viable System

#entarch #ea2010 @uoaeao tweeted

“The most immediate and effective way to reduce costs is to use #entarch to stop or delay projects that are spending money.” My first thought was that using enterprise architecture for this purpose wasn’t likely to be…

10 years, 5 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…

10 years, 5 months ago

Strategy by Design

Great tweet from @judyrees this morning. “Metaphor can create powerful insights that become distortions, as the way of seeing created through metaphor becomes a way of not seeing.”

When people talk about the “alignment” or “gap” between business a…

10 years, 9 months ago

eReaders for Kids

Barnes and Noble has introduced a $149 Wi-Fi version of its Nook eReader. This has now reached a price point where I think parents may consider purchasing one for their children. Having recently moved, I know where my budget for book purchases has gone recently: kids books. This ranges from learning to read books all […]