3 years, 3 months ago

What’s the point of an architecture framework?

A simple overview of why enterprise architecture frameworks are importantArchitecture frameworks have always been a subject for heated debate…. which is probably healthy as it helps architects to expand the potential for enterprise architecture! …

5 years, 1 month ago

EA Frameworks or Ontologies?

How do we get the best out of EA frameworks and ontologies?If you are interested in improving our use of EA frameworks, you might find my latest post on LinkedIn interesting: EA Frameworks or Ontologies? Do you think that the terms frameworks, ontologies, taxonomies, schema are often confused? Do you ever feel that there is a better…

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5 years, 6 months ago

A Meta Framework

It is probably true to say that every book has one major theme running through it, and probably a few sub-themes. Writing the second edition of a book is a great opportunity to revisit its primary topic to see whether it is still relevant or not. I found it really interesting to revisit the book I wrote with Elaine over ten…

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8 years, 3 months ago

Addressing the Multi-Dimensionality Challenge on Thinking of The Enterprise as a System

Last week I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the Open Group conference in Newport Beach, California.  I find these conferences enlightening as I enjoyed the dialog with fellow professions who share similar point of views on the&nbsp…

8 years, 3 months ago

Addressing the Multi-Dimensionality Challenge on Thinking of The Enterprise as a System

Last week I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the Open Group conference in Newport Beach, California.  I find these conferences enlightening as I enjoyed the dialog with fellow professions who share similar point of views on the discipline of Enterprise Architecture.   I have made the following observations: We have a huge challenge in…

10 years, 9 months ago

Enterprise Architecture, Semantic Deficiencies, and Thou

Nick Malik recently gave the Zachman Framework (ZF) a death sentence because it does not have a row for ‘customer’ – making the assumption that any and all EA frameworks that do not recognize the customer as some kind of…

10 years, 9 months ago

Enterprise Architecture, Semantic Deficiencies, and Thou

Nick Malik recently gave the Zachman Framework (ZF) a death sentence because it does not have a row for ‘customer’ – making the assumption that any and all EA frameworks that do not recognize the customer as some kind of…