Blog Archives

All aspects of business knowledge

On not-retiring – a quick status

A quick status-report to say where I’m getting to so far with the business of ‘not-retiring‘. What I did in the previous post was to list the probable options for what I could/should do next. Given that the amount of

Posted in Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Futures, Knowledge, Scribbles / writing, Society, The Outsider Tagged with: , , , , , ,

More on not-retiring

This one’s a follow-up on my previous post, from a month ago now, ‘On not retiring‘. What I said back there was that, yeah, fairly obviously, people like me (and you too, I presume) don’t ever really retire – we

Posted in Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Futures, Knowledge, Scribbles / writing, Society, The Outsider Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Enterprise-architecture – a further-futures report

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

Posted in Business, Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Futures, Knowledge, Society Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Enterprise-architecture – a near-futures report

We’ve explored the current status for enterprise-architecture; we’ve explored the changes to the discipline over the past few decades. Time now, perhaps, to assess the future – or futures, rather – of its likely onward development and direction. This report

Posted in Business, Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Futures, Knowledge, Society Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Enterprise-architecture – a changes report

A couple weeks back I wrote a post about what I see as the current status for enterprise-architecture – where the discipline is right now, how it’s different in different parts of the world, and how some of the big

Posted in Business, Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Futures, Knowledge, Society Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Sense, make-sense, decide, act

A bit more on methods for whole-enterprise architecture – and for many other domains, for that matter. We can summarise the suggested core-method for whole-enterprise architecture as follows: We need to take some care around keeping it simple, and maintaining

Posted in Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Knowledge Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

On not retiring

Kind of a personal landmark, I guess: today I reach so-called ‘retirement-age’, where I’m supposedly meant to kick back, relax and walk away from all of the stresses of a lifetime of work. Hmm… no chance of that happening, is

Posted in Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Futures, Knowledge, Scribbles / writing, The Outsider Tagged with: , , , , ,

Enterprise-architecture – a status-report

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

Posted in Business, Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Futures, Knowledge Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Methods for whole-enterprise architecture – Keep it simple

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. One crucial criterion is that any methods and frameworks we use must support fractality – the same patterns, regardless of scope

Posted in Business, Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Knowledge Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gross Demoter Score

Marketing departments of so many organisations these days seem obsessed about their Net Promoter Score – the percentage of customers who’ll promote their products to others. “Free advertising!” is how some have described it to me – hence very enticing to

Posted in Business, Enterprise architecture, Knowledge Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

Books by Tom Graves

Ebooks by Tom Graves

Categories

Archives