A week in Tweets: 25 September – 01 October 2011

Another week’s collection of Tweets and links – somewhat oversized this time, don’t quite know why. Usual categories, anyway, after the usual break:

Enterprise-architecture and the other ‘business big-picture’ stuff:

  • SAlhir: RT @Jabaldaia Network analysis in innovation may surprise us http://bit.ly/nDy4eA
  • ArtBourbon: RT @pbmobi: (high-level) Enterprise Backbone of Nespresso 🙂  http://bit.ly/mOJTuL #entarch #bizarch >>plus comment from me [ArtBourbon]
  • jdevoo: RT @maxjpucher: Untamed Processes at #BPM Forum 2011 http://wp.me/pNFv-qh #ACM >> pre-req: systems thinking
  • business_design: Impressively accurate mindmap of my #BIF7 talk about the #bmgen book story by @AmandaFenton http://goo.gl/C9XIP cc @theBIF >useful first-hand example of product business-drivers
  • CreatvEmergence: Broken Logic, the Age of Uncertainty and Emergence by @Digitaltonto http://bit.ly/nyHAVr via @complexified
  • business_design: Excellent observation RT @SAI: Microsoft Needs A New Business Model For Windows 8 Tablets by @fromedome http://read.bi/nDBwHu #bmgen >good illustration of what happens to predatory business-models…
  • ironick: RT @WENOVSKI: Design Thinking = continually changing your mind about #DesignThinking >good point… #entarch
  • Bebela239: RT @dtapscott: RT @Social_Innovate: FastCompany: Hassle Maps: The Genesis Of Demand http://bit.ly/p6LOSO #bmgen
  • Bebela239: RT @Jabaldaia: RT @johnrougeux: @Jabaldaia @behradmirafshar if you’re interested in design thinking for change, check out Design Impact: http://j.mp/qRgMxq
  • Bebela239: RT @gigaom: The smarter enterprise http://dlvr.it/n0X8G >nice sales-pitch for #cloud?
  • davidcushman: Facebook’s broken strategy: http://bit.ly/qB365V #bmgen #bizarch #entarch
  • Bebela239: RT @Digitaltonto: Content Strategy vs. Content Skills http://bit.ly/qy5QEb >useful distinction #bmgen #bizarch
  • gkathan: RT @ebuise: #Complexity Awareness: (book) http://bit.ly/nifs6C. Incl.  table of Open & Closed approaches via @complexified @mijori23  @TriarchyPress >interesting… #entarch etc
  • getstoried: Amen RT @clementyeung: Can you really say you’re an effective listener when your objective is to convert people to your way of thinking? >hm… good point in #entarch etc…
  • tetradian: [post] Rethinking the architecture of management http://bit.ly/odw1ZT #entarch #business #culture
  • bergmart: 2011 is the year of a breakthrough in EA in Netherlands: finally EA is getting attention from boardroom #entarch >hooray! – “some sense at last / sense at last / great god almighty, sense at last!” 🙂
  • oscarberg: Sometimes I realize that not everyone is working in fast-paced knowledge-intense businesses >yep… 🙂
  • vernaallee: Update on the Value Delivery Modeling Language: Advances in Value Modeling | ValueNetworks.com http://shar.es/HLEuy >important development for whole-enterprise #entarch etc
  • gkathan: RT @veronicamassoud: This is for those who love #servicedesign – a brilliant recommended book list http://www.servicedesignbooks.org/browse/
  • DavidGurteen: Blog Post: Five quotations that represent my values http://bit.ly/pqO913 >core #entarch for one of the leading figures of #km etc
  • joemckendrick: Is cloud computing too good to be true? Ask these nine questions first http://onforb.es/nSX9ju >solid advice from a respected IT-industry commentator #bizarch #entarch
  • aojensen: Could gov’t #entarch and transparency avoid a financial crisis double dip? Yes, if euro countries had a shared policy architecture. // Shared policies of financial control and instruments could support much better control of risks in gov’t #entarch.
  • practicingEA: Tripping on your shoelaces – is it possible for IT to lead too much? http://bit.ly/qXGuQj >a good leading-question from Brian Hopkins – post your replies on the Forrester site? #entarch
  • practicingEA: How do you get business leaders engaged in Enterprise Architecture? http://bit.ly/rswtC3 #entarch >classic IT-oriented view of #entarch, but useful anyway
  • chrisdpotts: Reading a global enterprise’s report to investment analysts – talks extensively about Financial Architecture. #entarch #bizarch #bizecology >good news – very necessary
  • DavidGurteen: When Knowledge Sharing Turns to Knowledge Hiding http://t.co/dZIcJgok >key issue is loss of trust… #entarch
  • DavidGurteen: Dave Polllard: The End of Strategy http://bit.ly/nTIvMT >recommend #entarch
  • chrisdpotts: Experiences-Oriented #entarch (principle): people’s actual experiences often differ from our design. Sometimes, they’re exactly the opposite
  • gkathan: RT @HarvardBiz: Management Tip: Communicate Your Company’s Values http://s.hbr.org/qRQTec >’obvious’ but essential #entarch
  • pedrorsousaea: By @adrianrcampbell: The difference between Business Architect and Business Analyst http://bit.ly/qpkCaU >useful comparison-table #entarch
  • tetradian: [post] Management as ‘just another service’ http://bit.ly/o8JQcV #entarch #orgarch
  • thoughttrans: RT @simonsinek: Tactics are the things you do. Strategy are the things you do together. One strategy always trumps lots of tactics.
  • practicingEA: Forbes: Lesson from Netflix: customer experience is the lens through which decisions must be viewed http://onforb.es/ntqoTM #bizarch
  • Bebela239: RT @dtapscott: RT @GuyKawasaki: Innovation lessons from non-profits http://is.gd/BqGud9 #bizarch
  • Bebela239: RT @HuffingtonPost: Simple technologies can improve the lives of millions http://huff.to/qnQWEk > #bmgen for the real world…
  • practicingEA: RT @alexcullen: From the Forrester Communities: Summarizing how you get business leaders engaged in EA http://community.forrester.com/thread/5234
  • oscarberg: Control is an illusion. When you think you are in control, you are at most vulnerable. // Don’t strive for control (since it’s an illusion). Strive to be prepared for the unexpected. >Taylorists please note? #entarch
  • taotwit: Finally got around to tarting-up 5Di website – says more about what we do & more tablet friendly http://bit.ly/cQUefl >important innovator in #entarch etc
  • livsystems: RT @johnmaeda: Artists are trained to work on the minutest of details while simultaneously keeping the *whole* in full perspective. >is key to #entarch etc too
  • nickmalik: [post] Governance in the “organic” enterprise http://bit.ly/nm3Hcy (inspired by @tetradian “Mgmt as a service”) #entarch #orgarch #CIO
  • taotwit: via @ebuise @DavidHolzmer: Tom Atlee: Whole System Conversations and the Voice of the Whole http://bit.ly/ncJBdb #entarch
  • taotwit: Recent conversations tell me “What is a ‘Service'” debate continues: back-to-the-future.. – posts from 2009: http://bit.ly/16Bcg and http://bit.ly/l7q49 #entarch
  • taotwit: Just VPEC-T’d my own website – doh, all back to front! Note to self: eat my own dog food – will do better! // While kicking myself for falling into trap ‘Cobblers’ Children’ I found this http://bit.ly/pEaTdF // VPEC-T’d version of my website to follow soon – hopefully you’ll see the difference! >consultants need biz-plans too…
  • SAlhir: RT @ericries The Lean Start Up – A Business Model for Online Course | Courses That Matter http://ericri.es/o9ur8e #bmgen
  • taotwit: When is striving for Simplicity in IT-EA a good thing and when…? #entarch http://post.ly/3PZWW >an important challenge for #entarch…
  • SAlhir: RT @flowchainsensei: Henry Mintzberg: “[re: MBA] total sham. You cannot create a manager or leader in classroom.” http://youtu.be/_NRWtd_SiU8 // “Lots of companies have totally lost any sense of community. We need to rebuild that sense.”
  • EAatWork: [post] overview of concepts in proposed #archimate 2.0 motivation extension http://tinyurl.com/eaatwork-a-motivationextension #entarch #itarch
  • business_design: Must read for innovators RT @Paul4innovating: Understanding Innovation the W L Gore Way http://shar.es/b1lBN #innochat #innovation #bmgen
  • tetradian: [post] Rebalancing top-down management-architectures http://bit.ly/qeGsWh #orgarch #entarch
  • getstoried: Have you read The Gort Cloud? Really smart #storytelling for green eco-entrepreneur movement – http://bit.ly/pEXlMA #bmgen #bizarch #anticlient #sustainability
  • hebsgaard: Gil Yehuda: Open Source and Corporate Culture. http://bit.ly/oeiiuK #entarch
  • blomr: [BizzDesign] We are setting next steps in the implementation of business models. From business model to architecture model to process innovation and back #itarch #entarch #bpm
  • tetradian: [post] What is the boundary of a service? http://bit.ly/ruCaBU #entarch (thx @emovere)
  • business_design: Interesting take on a new (business model) battle RT @claychristensen: Disruption, the iPad and the Kindle Fire: http://bit.ly/rnZsLP #bmgen
  • rettema: Reading niche construction: as important as natural selection in evolution [Wikipedia] http://bit.ly/n5F5yY >applicable to #entarch #bmgen etc
  • gkathan: RT @stevebanhegyi Before any culture can change radically, there needs to be a supporting foundation of shared values. #culture #merger >strong agree #entarch
  • joyce_hostyn: the downside of SMART goals bit.ly/nHFFhR >interesting – but more ‘both/and’ than ‘either/or’? #entarch
  • tetradian: [post] What can we simplify in enterprise-architectures? http://bit.ly/pOYhNn #entarch (thx @taotwit)
  • CreatvEmergence: New blog post by @timkastelle: Make Your Own Map to Make Novel Connections – http://bit.ly/raMBwG #innovation
  • ironick: RT @MrAlanCooper: Call it Gall’s Law: All complex systems end up accomplishing the opposite of their original intentions.
  • DavidGurteen: Jack Vinson: Culture is nebulous, focus on what you can change http://bit.ly/rnLfza >focus on behaviours, not ‘culture’ – some good points here, not sure I fully agree #entarch
  • thoughttrans: Sometimes I have too many big ideas for enterprises to comprehend. I need to keep my mouth shut more! >the joys of the internal idea-hamster… 🙂
  • greblhad: A capability is always more than the sum of its parts #entarch
  • basvg: stories about what can go wrong if you do not follow standards are both interesting and scary! #entarch
  • rettema: Adaptive lag hypothesis in niche constructions http://www.anthro.utah.edu/PDFs/laland-ea-15-95.pdf
  • gkathan: RT @tonybosma: OxfordEconomics: 6 seismic shifts that transform the global playing field and affect companies in all industries [PDF] http://pwc.to/q2hMfQ #report #trends
  • gkathan: RT @simplicableanna: How to build a smoking hot enterprise taxonomy  http://bit.ly/qe2KrW #entarch #cio
  • thoughttrans: “The passion in the (he)art” – One last post as my morphing continues.. http://ow.ly/6KzYV #bizarch #entarch

A brief back-and-forth re ‘visionary’ enterprise-architecture:

  • thoughttrans: What happens when the #entarch is more of a visionary than the C-Levels of the organization? >good question…
  • Limbrey: @tetradian @thoughttrans.  Depends – is the #entarch is a good salesman? (Or woman).
  • thoughttrans: @limbrey Is it a salesman or his/her storytelling ability to paint the vision for the non-visionary? @tetradian #entarch

Very brief back-and-forth on the classic ‘five whys’ investigation-technique:

  • taotwit: Five Whys: A technique for preventing leap-to-solution #bcdesign #entarch http://t.co/Js8BLBDH
  • kdierc: @taotwit great technique, applying it for years now… Drives people crazy sometimes 😉
  • taotwit: @kdierc yes, illustrates why EAs need consulting skills to execute 🙂

Another brief back-and-forth on the relative-priority for IT and other technology in enterprise-architecture:

  • gkathan: RT @strategyarch: Enterprise Architecture challenges: Organization culture & Dynamics comes first, Technology the last. #Entarch
  • ArtBourbon: @tetradian only if the technology has a purely supporting function // by which I mean we have to stop equating technology with the IT department
  • tetradian: @ArtBourbon true – in most cases they need to be considered in parallel/iteratively [also yes, strong agree re ‘technology’ broader than IT]
  • ArtBourbon: @tetradian then we are of one mind – good eh?
  • tetradian: @ArtBourbon nah, c’mon… be no fun if we agreed on everything, now would it? 🙂 🙂

A happy back-and-forth on ‘the most useful tool for enterprise-architecture’:

  • chrisdpotts: RT @strategyarch: Which is the most useful tool for Enterprise Architects ? I say whiteboard. #Entarch >agreed
  • MartijnLinssen: @tetradian @chrisdpotts @strategyarch: Which is the most useful tool for Enterprise Architects ? < A0 plotter by far 😉
  • tetradian: @MartijnLinssen A0 plotter is kinda outside my price-bracket… 🙁 – guess I’ll have to stick with whiteboard for now? 🙂
  • MartijnLinssen: @tetradian Same here, but clients usually have one. Makes for great conversation material
  • greblhad: @tetradian @chrisdpotts @strategyarch @MartijnLinssen: Which is the most useful tool for Enterprise Architects ? < A great colleague
  • enectoux: @greblhad @tetradian @chrisdpotts @strategyarch @MartijnLinssen our brains.
  • m_vrijhoef: @tetradian @chrisdpotts @strategyarch Brown paper & port-its in many colors and sizes are even better than whiteboard!

Another quick back-and-forth on business-models:

  • greblhad: If business models is truly about behaviour then we need to care about feedback more than structure #bmgen #entarch
  • rettema: “@tetradian: RT @greblhad: If business models is truly about behaviour …feedback more than structure #bmgen #entarch” true but ? // behavior appr. char. is they work with empirical facts to predict future bhvr like #LSS #bmgen does not.

Yet another very brief back-and-forth, this time on trust and vision in enterprise-architectures:

  • craighepburn: Im loving the new @british_airways ad campaign #ToFlyToServe Just hope the crew live up to the challenge.  http://twitpic.com/6sqjdd
  • davidcushman: @craighepburn @british_airways that’s the thing about rediscovered Purpose. Don’t just say you do it, do what it means. Show it. >role of vision (‘Purpose’) in #entarch

All the person-to-person stuff (and person-within-person stuff too):

  • bonifer: RT @adaptivecoach: When we work alone we are limited to our own abilities. When we ask others for help our collective power is limitless. >yeah, yeah, I know… just wish I could do it, is all… 🙁
  • ArtBourbon: RT @adraffin: http://bit.ly/p1gYVh < Interesting: remit of #CIO expanding to all tech? Would this increase or reduce IT centrism? #entarch >under present tendencies, almost certainly IT-centrism… oh well…
  • DavidGurteen: When Consensus Doesn’t Work http://bit.ly/oCkzV0 >recommend #decisionmaking
  • DavidGurteen: Dilbert: The futility of setting goals http://bit.ly/pPBzxl > ::sigh::… painfully accurate, as always… 😐
  • SAlhir: RT @How2LeadChange Recommended resource :- “#ChangeManagement – facing up to the horror of it all”. http://tinyurl.com/333zya4 >ouch… but yes, definitely useful
  • CreatvEmergence: frog design: 3 Things Wile E Coyote Teaches Us About Creative Intelligence I FastCo Design – http://bit.ly/hYT62x via @johnsonwhitney
  • SAlhir: RT @intmf: How Teddy Bears Can Make Your Company More Ethical – Video – @HarvardBiz – http://is.gd/DCyKRG #collab #orgarch
  • SAlhir: Communication, Conversation, Collaboration – Where are you? http://bit.ly/nVwros
  • DavidGurteen: Blog Post: A conversation doesn’t just shuffle the deck of cards — it creates new ones http://t.co/vp32qXxW #km #collab
  • chrisdpotts: RT @AlanSee: If you’re not speaking to the emotional side of the brain, you’re not talking to the decision maker … emotion makes people take action
  • SAlhir: RT @CreatvEmerence @edwardharran: “Command and Control Only Leads to More Chaos” Margaret Wheatley: http://on.ft.com/pYJnEs cc @integral_org_au
  • CreatvEmergence: A Permaculture way to organize people – http://bit.ly/oC5SAG via  @CurtisOgden #collab #orgarch
  • CreatvEmergence: Better Ideas Through Failure I WSJ http://on.wsj.com/mP7jZi via @ralph_ohr
  • Bonifer: Is leadership irrelevant? (no, just the old models) http://onforb.es/nTpaxY #gamechangers >sigh… (tho’ good to see that even Forbes is championing for real change in the current mess…)
  • davegray: Some great new games on the #gamestorming blog http://gogamestorm.com // “Status Center” added by @SmartAsHell http://www.gogamestorm.com/?p=767 // “Merrill Covey Matrix” added by @lukehohmann http://www.gogamestorm.com/?p=775 // “Learning Matrix” added by @lukehohmann http://www.gogamestorm.com/?p=758 // “Question Balloons” added by @SmartAsHell http://www.gogamestorm.com/?p=740 // “Project Jeopardy” added by @ninmah http://www.gogamestorm.com/?p=743 // “Circles and Soup” added by @lukehohmann http://www.gogamestorm.com/?p=747 // “Crossfire” added by @ninmah http://www.gogamestorm.com/?p=753 #gamestorming
  • SAlhir: RT @TheEconomist: Bosses think their firms are caring. Their minions disagree http://econ.st/odQpBz >oops… – even the term ‘minions’ illustrates this… #collab #entarch
  • Bebela239: RT @HarvardBiz: CEOs not only need a new set of beliefs, they need the courage to act on them – @JeffreyPfeffer. http://s.hbr.org/n5XsG3 #FixtheSystem
  • oscarberg: RT @GuyKawasaki: The importance of employee engagement [infographic] http://is.gd/rGD74n #entarch
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @deb_lavoy Purpose, meaning & recognition more powerful motivators than economic self-interest I HBR s.hbr.org/nhsfHw #entarch #orgarch #NoRewards
  • oscarberg: Collaboration and your company: Seven steps to get started http://bit.ly/rbpNCm by @GrahamHill via @krcraft @Choypw #collab
  • BillIves: RT @rhappe: 18% of disengaged employees actually undermine their co-workers success @andyjankowski #SISV >yup – they become ‘anti-employees’, much like ‘anti-clients’
  • ArtBourbon: RT @alainpaquin: Knowledge workers spend anywhere from 15%-35% of each day just searching for the right information – IDC report – pdf: http://ow.ly/6HC8V
  • gkathan: RT @Leadershipfreak: Weak leaders control others – strong leaders release them. “You’ll lose if they can’t disagree” http://bit.ly/qP61b0
  • taotwit: +1 RT @j4ngis Me like!  “The creative adult is the child who survived”  http://bit.ly/nqxL59 >’me like!’ too 🙂
  • DavidGurteen: The easiest success measurement tool is a simple question. What did you do today to move forward? http://bit.ly/mUpJfL
  • SAlhir: RT @flowchainsensei: Until folks understand fundamental differences between mindsets, ALL methods are top-down micro-waterfall mgmt vehicle
  • thinksmith: RT @jessedee: Success: what people think it looks like; what it actually looks like http://yfrog.com/h7l7dbpj
  • alphalo: An interview with me about open collaboration http://youtu.be/GnfZmo2tNwc // My thoughts on facilitation, workshops, and workshop workshops for social change http://youtu.be/MKPtDECoad4 >alpha is a key innovator in social-contexts #economics #society
  • davegray: Design your obsolescence by @elliotfelix http://bit.ly/nYOVMh #collab #consulting
  • gkathan: RT @Leadershipfreak: “The 4 Facets of Trust” by @GeoffreyWebb  http://bit.ly/pGlr9I – the pic is enough reason to drop over! #collab #entarch
  • SAlhir: RT @flowchainsensei @hjarche: The Crisis of Meaning in the Knowledge Workforce http://ur1.ca/59eqr it’s the elephant in every boardroom >the irrepressible Luis Suares… 🙂
  • DavidGurteen: Gandhi’s Top 10 Fundamentals for Changing the World http://bit.ly/rpClwn >1: Change yourself; 2: You are in control; 3: Forgive and let it go; 4: Without action you aren’t going anywhere; 5: Take care of this moment; 6: Everyone is human; 7: Persist; 8: See the good in people and help them; 9: Be congruent, be authentic, be your true self; 10: Continue to grow and evolve.
  • CreatvEmergence: Keep Listening, but Start Talking by @johnsonwhitney – HBR http://bit.ly/oK666V < Why http://bit.ly/DprL5 is all particpatory learnng methds
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @DavidHolzmer: Evolutionary Leadership: The Embodiment of Systems Being – Rethinking Complexity http://bit.ly/obmhrI
  • gkathan: RT @jukkaam: Anti-Conventional Thinking (ACT): you should never criticize ideas in a brainstorm  http://bit.ly/nsu58r #creativity #innovation >another application of the business-anarchist theme
  • DavidGurteen: Howard Jarche: The new knowledge worker http://bit.ly/pr8AXn #KM #collab #orgarch

The other person-to-person stuff that has some kind of medium in the middle:

  • oscarberg: RT @mijori23: If #SocBiz doesn’t thrill employees it’s b/c it’s being driven at them instead of allowing them to pursue their interests >yep… 😐
  • craighepburn: RT @hybridoriental: I love this concept of ‘Customer Service 2.0’ by @nixonmcinnes http://nowtweet.it/407 #socbiz
  • CreatvEmergence: Structure of interactive narrative “Designing Interactive Narrative” – @StephenDinehart’s lecture – http://lnkd.in/PACXRb
  • joyce_hostyn: Measuring our way to future success http://slidesha.re/oGsHjh by @congbo connected world as relationship platform #servicedesign #cx
  • livsystems: From the “wouldn’t a mat and a couple of marbles be cheaper” dept: http://youtu.be/VaNzbCtxtcY <- cool #ux though >yes, cool #ux – yet it subsumes all imagination: not a good idea…
  • BillIves: post: Avoiding Analysis Paralysis from Information Overload http://bit.ly/qTEJ2b #km
  • gkathan: RT @uxmag: New article- http://uxm.ag/jz – Service Design: Setting The Stage For The Consummate Experience – #ux #servicedesign
  • SAlhir: RT @loopdiloop Field – Ephemeral Structures http://ow.ly/6I4WN >interesting network-visualisation in what turns out to be an advert for a cellphone
  • davidcushman: Kindle Fire just confirms (again) for me the future isn’t device specific http://fasterfuture.blogspot.com/2010/09/device-centric-era-is-about-to-end.html
  • davegray: Great post on collaboration and social flow from @lirons: http://bit.ly/nHKzj5 #socbiz #connectedco
  • joyce_hostyn: RT @danmartell: What features your customers ask for is never as interesting as why they want them. http://awe.sm/5W2I6 #bmgen #product #servicedesign
  • davegray: RT @counternotions: “There will come a point where the accumulated complexity of our existing systems is greater than the complexity of creating a new one.” >applies to a lot of contexts…
  • practicingEA: RT @jameskobielus: Had a great idea. FrownBook. The social network for curmudgeons. There’s a “dislike” button. And a hair-trigger “unfollow” feature.
  • oscarberg: Video about Eureka!, the social idea platform we use within Tieto (now productified) http://ht.ly/6JDoB #socbiz #innovation
  • oscarberg: A short reminder why we’re doing this #socbiz thing http://slidesha.re/gMfpRh >yep… (and a quiet recommend…)
  • rtolido: in case of fire, exit building BEFORE tweeting about it #slowtech http://bit.ly/qz4sL7 >becoming an internet classic, this one…

Anything IT-related:

  • jdevoo: RT @LivWatson: XBRL Open Source Tools: http://bit.ly/nP5Khy
  • gkathan: RT @cbcurran: #CIO Thoughts? : The 4 Types of CIO Dashboards http://bit.ly/15YHHU >useful summary #itarch #entarch
  • adrianrcampbell RT @marcgeelen: on-line #archimate modeling tool http://bit.ly/qXQ1Sl #itarch #entarch
  • gkathan: @RT @samarin: <blog post> Writing IT strategy http://bit.ly/ohTu7H >useful how-to #itarch #entarch #strategy
  • practicingEA: RT @SmartDataCo: BPM and MDM are connected @juliebhunt / http://soc.li/yDDjNeE
  • practicingEA: RT @SmartDataCo: DR is a good cloud use case @onlinetech / http://soc.li/6V0PwBV >hmm… will admit I still have my doubts… #itarch #entarch
  • bergmart: Great stuff by Nist: cloud computing reference architecture http://twurl.nl/w2vqg4 #itarch #cloud
  • joemckendrick: Cloud is already reshaping businesses in profound ways http://bit.ly/oXkfRw >is now about more than just ‘cost-cutting’ #itarch #entarch
  • theopengroup: New on The Open Group Blog: Update on the EMMMv™ Forum, by Sarina Viljoen, The Open Group South Africa http://ow.ly/6HuwN >reference-architectures for mining/exploration etc #itarch #entarch
  • theopengroup: Read The Open Group’s professional certification newsletter! #TOGAF, Open CITS and Open CA + New LinkedIn Groups http://p0.vresp.com/k418rK
  • EAatWork: Nice dynamic viewpoint feature in future #archi 2.0 Check it out at http://bit.ly/nHA7rL #archimate #entarch >very nice! 🙂
  • gkathan: why is #itgovernance so difficult ? http://oreil.ly/ggge3T >sounds like a case for a proper #entarch …?
  • gkathan: #ITgovernance ensures that IT is working on the right things at the right time to enable business goals while managing associated risks
  • gkathan: RT @InfoQ: Model-Driven Approach to Service-Oriented Enterprise (SOE) http://bit.ly/oXvMcL >nice, but why is it only for IT???
  • jdevoo: Cloud Relevance for Development Professionals http://j.mp/nyTWLG >> curious about g-clouds overlaying sovereign borders… >good comment: where technology dreams meet up with political realities…
  • rtolido: our ‘TRAIN to SCOOTER applications’ whitepaper now available. Hope you like it, let me know! http://goo.gl/CfUaW #itarch >recommend: can read online, or download via registration
  • EAatWork: Archi 2.0 released: Dynamic viewpoints, same element on same view etc http://bit.ly/pPc38k >grt work by @Architool #archimate
  • simonbrown: Updated slide set for “Software Architecture for Developers” online http://bit.ly/bCIvPG (Effective Sketches rolled in http://bit.ly/obrsp2) >most of Simon’s thinking on #swarch is directly applicable to #itarch #entarch etc – strong recommend

The real ‘big-picture’ in a human sense:

  • Bebela239: RT @guardian: Charlie Brooker: If capitalism has failed, how the hell do we pay for our Shreddies? http://gu.com/p/326ad/tw >strong recommend #futureofmoney
  • Bebela239: RT @Digitaltonto: RT @dscofield: Important essay by @julieanixter on @IXchat: Venessa Miemis on Why the Future of Money Matters http://flpbd.it/QS1m >useful points, though in some ways reinforces my view that the only viable future for money is that it has no future, in any form whatsoever
  • SAlhir: RT @DavidHolzmer (EXCERPT) Jeremy Rifkin: The Third Industrial Revolution: Toward a New Economic Paradigm – http://bit.ly/pFtyud #society #economics
  • ironick: nytimes art: forget sensors, models, #IT — #smartcities embrace openness, randomness and serendipity http://nyti.ms/qLCMtV ht @nraford >will be interesting to see how this one pans out in real-life…
  • davidcushman: RT @AndeGregson: RT @howarthm: Someone told truth on BBC. Amazing video of trader blowing cover http://youtu.be/aC19fEqR5bA // open your eyes and ears to this one. >impressive obscenity of the money-economy: “I’m looking forward to a crash, this is how we make money”… #society #economy
  • tetradian: [post] Why are the elite the elite? http://bit.ly/qSUdpk #entarch #society #culture
  • davidcushman: RT @umairh: The Institutional Innovation Manifesto – Umair Haque – Harvard Business Review: http://t.co/bxFXzOAy >yep… #economics #society
  • jdevoo: RT @theneweconomics: It’s Ecological Debt Day – for the rest of 2011 we are living beyond nature’s means http://bit.ly/qLlZmV #economics #sustainability
  • davidcushman: RT @euan: Blogging about broadcasters, trust, the web and Alessio Rastani  http://bit.ly/ptHi6p >where traditional-news ‘sources’ are not what they seem – and no-one checks…
  • Bebela239: RT @wired: How can we save the web from withering? “A single source repository and a good owner to drive it,” says Joe Hewitt http://bit.ly/rqpDsJ >very good points… (note also that ‘owner’ here is about responsibility, not ‘possession’)
  • Bebela239: RT @Digitaltonto: Broken Logic, the Age of Uncertainty and Emergence | Digital Tonto http://bit.ly/nyHAVr
  • thoughttrans: RT @annemcx: Happiness is a revolutionary act http://bit.ly/niAzdx that’s one of your best imo @gapingvoid
  • joyce_hostyn: behavioral economics principles that can inform energy policy  http://bit.ly/rmkBma #servicedesign
  • SAlhir: RT @DavidHolzmer: The Need for Systems Thinking at the Top | Sustainability by Design http://bit.ly/nK7mcF #politics #economics #society
  • smbounds: Lighting your tapwater: Graphic evidence for the strict control of #fracking for coal-seam gas in Oz http://tinyurl.com/64glo8o >yikes…
  • SAlhir: RT @flowchainsensei: Are MBAs just another certification Ponzi scheme, like CSMs? >a very good question… #society #orgarch #entarch
  • thoughttrans: Seth Godin: The forever recession (and the coming revolution) http://bit.ly/ogK3Y6 >v.big-picture #entarch ?
  • SAlhir: RT @umairh Human dignity can rarely be advanced unless a society has the courage to comprehend human fragility. >v.good point… #society #culture #economics
  • business_design: Cool! RT @ECorner: Three things #entrepreneurs do for the economy. Watch this sketchbook video from @KauffmanFDN http://bit.ly/riDtSI #bmgen >nice, though absolutely bog-standard (i.e. non-sustainable) concept of business / #economics etc
  • DavidGurteen: Digital Judgement http://bit.ly/pwFQWE #KM #culture #education
  • davidcushman: Daughter, 6: If I were rich I’d pay people to do my homework. >a frighteningly large number of people seem to think that variants on that theme are what ‘wealth’ is… #society #economics #stupidity …
  • DavidGurteen: Must watch: “The Corporation” (documentary, in 23 chapters) http://bit.ly/pno0rd #socialchange >real-#economics classic…
  • davidcushman: RT @umairh: This is what we call a “kleptocracy”. And I wish I was exaggerating when I said that. http://bit.ly/nJh6OF >sigh…
  • SAlhir: TimeMag: Message to Businesses: Uncertainty is Here to Stay http://ti.me/ndmavE #bizarch #economics
  • alphalo: autopoetic self-replicating hyperlocal circles of social transformation are the way to create large scale social transformation >I think he means a pattern of person-to-person relationships, but I’m not sure…? – if so, then yes // Birth autopoeitic self-replicating hyperlocal circle network with starter circles. Starter circles purpose is to start other circles. // A strangers meeting/circle that incorporates the gift circle http://ow.ly/6Kzsb
  • SAlhir: RT @umairh: bingo. RT @matthewstoller: And this one, @umairh  http://yfrog.com/o03q6vnj >yup… #bizarch #economics

Something so special it needs a category all of its own:

  • jdevoo: We are all Hummingbirds. Rest in peace Wangari Maathai http://bit.ly/r5xdbC >”I do the best I can” – powerful reminder…

And, of course, the not-to-be-missed none-of-the-above:

  • DavidGurteen: Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig. Robert Heinlein http://bit.ly/oZmlhY >one of my favourite quotes… 🙂
  • jdevoo: Old San Francisco – interactive historical map and timeline 1850-2000 http://bit.ly/rjCgwh via @jhagel #fb
  • thinksmith: Was just struggling with some logo thinking, and this solid collection showed up in my inbox via @linkedin http://designshack.co.uk/articles/graphics/50-fantastically-clever-logos >nice…!
  • michellemilla: “You can make a lot of friends while traveling if you sketch in bars.” via @davegray #gamestorming >nice advice… 🙂
  • Bebela239: RT @wired: Set up ten video camera traps in the Indonesian jungle, gather footage for one month, condense into five minutes http://bit.ly/q6nbzt
  • Bebela239: RT @OpiceBlum: @ITRCSD: What to Do if You’ve Been Hacked http://on.wsj.com/ra8Jc5 via @WSJ #infosec #hacking
  • Bebela239: RT @nybooks: Mariana Cook’s stunning photographs of stone walls–some of them thousands of years old–from around the world: http://j.mp/qiZBvj
  • jdevoo: RT @HeleneMenu: Sustainable Living Plan Targets at Unilever Global: http://bit.ly/nmAeV2 #csr #entarch
  • ironick: RT @fontsforfree: New font added: Ironick http://www.fontsforfree.net/fonts/ironick/ < my own font. cool!
  • tetradian: [post] Apologising for the apologies http://bit.ly/nn20Rc #society #culture
  • SAlhir: RT @nowthink Apologizing always doesn’t mean you are wrong and others are right…It means you respect your relationship more than your ego.
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