The echoes of the ‘naming-problem‘ around business-architecture and the like continue to rumble on, this time via another happy Twitter-exchange with Ron Tolido: rtolido: @tetradian just show me the non-IT people that invented #entarch and / or #bizarch šŸ™‚ tetradian: …

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One of the key reasons why I’m so vehemently against any-centrism and suchlike revolves around the question of competence – or, more usually, the lack of it. Competence is where someone knows what they’re doing, and does it. And, oddly, …

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This one continues the recent theme of IT-centrism and why it’s such a problem for enterprise-architecture, but extends it into a slightly different direction, courtesy of a Tweet yesterday by Ron Tolido: rtolido: interesting stuff coming soon around a global …

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A set of Tweets from the third and final main day (01 Feb 2012) of theĀ Open Group conference inĀ San Francisco, collated via the#ogSFO hashtag. (Tweets from Day 1 areĀ here; from Day 2 are here.) Once again, many thanks indeed to …

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A set of Tweets from the second day (31 Jan 2012) of theĀ Open Group conference inĀ San Francisco, collated via the#ogSFO hashtag. (Tweets from Day 1 are here.) Once again, many thanks indeed to all those who Tweeted, to help us …

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A set of Tweets from the first day (30 Jan 2012) of the Open Group conference in San Francisco, collated via the #ogSFO hashtag. Many thanks indeed to all those who Tweeted, to help us all get a better picture …

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A kind of follow-up to the previous post ‘IT-oriented versus IT-centric‘, this one starts from a Tweet from the Open Group’s official TOGAF Twitter-account: togaf_r: TOGAF Resource: The TOGAF 9.1 changes overview and 6 other slide decks are now at …

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Earlier today I came across a Tweet from the Open Group that pointed to an interview with Dr Leon Keppleman at University of North Texas. Given that the note was from Open Group, no surprise that it was mostly about …

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This one is a pick-up from a Tweet by Bert van Lamoen: transarchitect: The priority shift we make is from efficiency to effectiveness to co-creativity. #complexity Of course. Yes. That’s obvious, the moment I look at it. Except that I’d …

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Who or what is ‘I’? How does our experience of ‘I’ change as we interact with our world? Yes, I do know that those questions might seem to fit more in philosophy or psychology. But as per the previous post, …

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