We’ve explored theĀ current status for enterprise-architectureĀ [EA]; we’ve explored theĀ changes to the disciplineĀ over the past few decades. Time now, perhaps, to assess the future – orĀ futures, rather – of its likely onward development and direction. This report is in two parts: …

Enterprise-architecture – a further-futures report Read more »

For me, the past couple of months or so has been somewhat of a whirl: keynotes and several other presentations at five conferences, a blur of small consultancy-gigs, maybe a dozen workshops, and a whole lot more, across six countries …

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Services serve the needs of someone. Disservices purport to serve the needs of someone, but don’t – they either don’t work at all, or they serve someone else’s needs. Or desires. Or something of that kind, anyway. And therein lie …

Services and disservices – 4: Priority and privilege Read more »

It’d be mid-evening by now, I guess, as I wander down to the platform for the tube-train home. As the train-doors open, there’s a cluster of mostly Asian lads down at this end of the train, happily joshing with each …

RBPEA: Attachment, non-attachment, non-detachment Read more »

What are theĀ real human needs? So far in this series on RBPEA (Really-Big-Picture Enterprise-Architecture), we’ve explored non-negotiable constraints imposed on us by Reality Department, and problems that are inherent in a culture that still actively promotes serious dysfunctionality in a …

RBPEA: “Love, live, work, hope” Read more »

“You can’t feel that! You don’t feel that! You shouldn’t feel that! You have no right to feel that!” All of which stridently ignores the fact that we do indeed feel that… Let’s be clear about this: feelings are facts. …

RBPEA: Feelings are facts Read more »

A small girl in the cafĆ© this morning, with her parents. All happy enough for most of the time, yet also often an all-too-typical example of the dreaded ‘terrible twos’: everything’s ‘Mine!’, even (or perhaps especially) if it was actually …

RBPEA: Basics and fundamentals Read more »

Okay, this is where it gets scary – for me, anyway… – because it’s time for me to return to RBPEA: Really-Big-Picture Enterprise-Architecture. (The reasons why it’sĀ definitely scary for me – and for anyone doing any of this work, frankly …

Return to RBPEA Read more »