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Extracted from Re/Code “Big Tech Is Going Down” with my comments in brackets. “The pace and nature of change in the core underlying technologies, product development, selling models and buying […]

Some Lessons For Enterprise From Startup Culture

Extracted from Re/Code “Big Tech Is Going Down” with my comments in brackets. “The pace and nature of change in the core underlying technologies, product development, selling models and buying […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Author: Alex Matthews – Twitter: @remembermytweet Here is a free, un-formatted slide deck that describes some of the key benefits that can be gained from applying Enterprise Architecture. It can […]

Enterprise Architecture Benefits

Author: Alex Matthews – Twitter: @remembermytweet Here is a free, un-formatted slide deck that describes some of the key benefits that can be gained from applying Enterprise Architecture. It can […]

Author: Alex Matthews – Twitter: @remembermytweet (See also the Enterprise Advocate’s post on Enterprise Architecture & Complexity Theory) I just discovered this brilliant presentation by Dr Russ Ackoff. In it he […]

Enterprise Architecture & Systems Thinking

Author: Alex Matthews – Twitter: @remembermytweet (See also the Enterprise Advocate’s post on Enterprise Architecture & Complexity Theory) I just discovered this brilliant presentation by Dr Russ Ackoff. In it he […]

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 […]

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 […]

A very graphic representation of culture destroying innovation …   Tags: enterprise architecture, Enterprise Architecture Jokes, joke, jokes, storytelling

Does Your Enterprise Culture Foster Innovation?

A very graphic representation of culture destroying innovation …   Tags: enterprise architecture, Enterprise Architecture Jokes, joke, jokes, storytelling

“To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” – Oscar Wilde You’ve all heard the typical anecdotes about the speed of growth of the Internet and Twitter. Here is […]

10 Unexpected Reasons Why Your Business Needs the Capability to Adapt

“To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” – Oscar Wilde You’ve all heard the typical anecdotes about the speed of growth of the Internet and Twitter. Here is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

This is some notes that I took whilst watching a presentation by Erik Dörnenburg (@erikdoe), Head of Technology Europe at ThoughtWorks. The presentation is titled “What is enterprise architecture?” and […]

What is Enterprise Architecture? – A presentation review of Erik Dörnenburg

This is some notes that I took whilst watching a presentation by Erik Dörnenburg (@erikdoe), Head of Technology Europe at ThoughtWorks. The presentation is titled “What is enterprise architecture?” and […]

Definitions of Enterprise Architecture Gartner Definition of Enterprise Architecture “The process of translating business vision and strategy into effective enterprise change by creating, communicating and improving the key requirements, principles […]

Enterprise Architecture Definitions

Definitions of Enterprise Architecture Gartner Definition of Enterprise Architecture “The process of translating business vision and strategy into effective enterprise change by creating, communicating and improving the key requirements, principles […]

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 […]

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 […]

Important Enterprise Architecture Sources This Enterprise Architecture Blog and Enterprise Architecture Blog, The Enterprise Advocate Rating = 10/10 of course *grin* The Pragmatic Enterprise Architecture Blog. The is Brad Meyers’ […]

EA Links

Important Enterprise Architecture Sources This Enterprise Architecture Blog and Enterprise Architecture Blog, The Enterprise Advocate Rating = 10/10 of course *grin* The Pragmatic Enterprise Architecture Blog. The is Brad Meyers’ […]

This is a humorous image that could be used in a presentation for impact. This post has no content. Enterprise Architecture Related articles Enterprise architecture and enterprise transformation: Related but […]

Why Platform Integration is Important

This is a humorous image that could be used in a presentation for impact. This post has no content. Enterprise Architecture Related articles Enterprise architecture and enterprise transformation: Related but […]

“It is useful to be aware that analogies are tools for leverage, and indeed part of their utility is not just in extracting the insights they bring with, but insights […]

Are traditional enterprise architecture metaphors valid?

“It is useful to be aware that analogies are tools for leverage, and indeed part of their utility is not just in extracting the insights they bring with, but insights […]

“It is useful to be aware that analogies are tools for leverage, and indeed part of their utility is not just in extracting the insights they bring with, but insights […]

Enterprise Architecture Analogies

“It is useful to be aware that analogies are tools for leverage, and indeed part of their utility is not just in extracting the insights they bring with, but insights […]

The ability of the Enterprise Architecture community to ruminate and argue about the definition of EA seems just about limitless. The latest of which is a debate about the Wikipedia […]

Is Enterprise Architecture a Thing? If so, is it useful?

The ability of the Enterprise Architecture community to ruminate and argue about the definition of EA seems just about limitless. The latest of which is a debate about the Wikipedia […]

Introduction The Treacy & Wiersema Value-Discipline Model was first published in the ground-breaking Harvard Business Review article “Customer Intimacy and Other Value Disciplines,”  (c. 1993) and was expanded in a […]

The Tracey & Wiersema Value Discipline Model – Part 1

Introduction The Treacy & Wiersema Value-Discipline Model was first published in the ground-breaking Harvard Business Review article “Customer Intimacy and Other Value Disciplines,”  (c. 1993) and was expanded in a […]

The Enterprise Architecture Body Of Knowledge The Enterprise Architecture Body Of Knowledge (EABOK) is a definition of the body of knowledge for Enterprise Architecture. The EABOK was developed by Mitre […]

Enterprise Architecture Body Of Knowledge (EABOK)

The Enterprise Architecture Body Of Knowledge The Enterprise Architecture Body Of Knowledge (EABOK) is a definition of the body of knowledge for Enterprise Architecture. The EABOK was developed by Mitre […]