10; 100; 1000; 10000. A lot of things those numbers could apply to, of course, but in this case they’re ballpark figures for the number of hours of learning-based practice that it takes to develop specific levels of skill. (We …

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(Late again with this one – apologies…) For general reference, here’s the schedule for videos in my weekly ‘Tetradian on Architecture‘ series on YouTube, for 2019 second-quarter: Episode 62: ‘Rethinking projects: The Gantt chart‘ (published 04 April 2019) Episode 63: …

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I’ll try for another way to sort and describe the current state of that stack of tools and methods that I’ve developed over the past decade or so, to guide business change and transformation, and that, for various reasons, I’d nicknamed …

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I’ll admit it: there’s an awful lot of stuff on this website of mine. And there are so many tools and suchlike here that it can be difficult to find one’s way around, or to work out which tools to …

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To quote Terry Pratchett’s character Granny Weatherwax, “I ATEN’T DEAD”. Not yet, anyway. But the blunt fact is that I was born quite a long time ago. A time when there were still a fair few horse-drawn vehicles in our village, …

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In the previous post ‘Decisions, decisions…‘, I promised to list the tools for sensemaking, strategy, modelling, metagovernance and the like, for use in enterprise-architectures and similar fields, that I’ve been working on over this past decade or so. So here …

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For a viable enterprise ­architecture [EA], now and into the future, we need frameworks, methods and tools that can support the EA discipline’s needs. This is a follow-on to a six-part series on proposals towards an enterprise-architecture framework and standard for whole-of-enterprise architecture: Introduction …

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For a viable enterprise ­architecture [EA], now and into the future, we need frameworks, methods and tools that can support the EA discipline’s needs. This is Part 3 of a six-part series on proposals towards an enterprise-architecture framework and standard for whole-of-enterprise architecture: Introduction …

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How do people learn new skills? And what can be done to make it quicker and easier to learn those needed skills? One answer is to explore the patterns in the skills-learning process… On the surface, each skill is different, …

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