RBPEA: A taste for value

As enterprise-architecture expands outward (see video) to a much broader scope and scale (see video), we’ll need a different kind of anchor for the architecture itself: less on means such as IT or money, more on aims, ends and purpose. In short, a

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On ‘shared-enterprise’

What exactly is ‘the enterprise’ in enterprise-architecture? To what extent is that enterprise a shared-enterprise? And how does this affect enterprise-architecture itself? These questions have come up a lot in the past few weeks, in back-and-forth conversations on LinkedIn and elsewhere. The

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Dump the financial incentives!

If you want to understand what our enterprise-architecture disciplines really need to be able to address, take a good long look at the healthcare context. Complexity of every possible kind: whole-of-system interactions, interweaving lifecycles, the urgent mixed in with the long-term –

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I’m still here…

Yes, I know there hasn’t been much activity on this blog for quite a while now. But don’t worry. I’m still here, still busy as ever. It’s just that, right now, much of that work is necessarily appearing elsewhere. For

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Architecture-videos schedule – April-June 2019

(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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Architecture-videos schedule – January-March 2019

(Running a bit late with this one – apologies…) For general reference, here’s the schedule for videos in my weekly ‘Tetradian on Architecture‘ series on YouTube, for 2019 first-quarter: Episode 49: ‘The usefulness of capability-maps‘ (published 03 January 2019) Episode

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Confirming the direction

Yeah, it’s been a while since I wrote anything new here… – kind of overdue for Normal Service Will Be Resumed and all that…? But yes, I am still here, still working, still pushing onward. And gratified to see that, yes,

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Architecture-videos schedule – November-December 2018

For general reference, here’s the schedule for videos in my weekly ‘Tetradian on Architecture‘ series on YouTube, for the current month and next month: Episode 40: ‘Modelling multiple forms of value‘ (published 01 November 2018) Episode 41: ‘Service-content: The decision-dimensions’

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Architecture-videos schedule – September-October 2018

For general reference, here’s the schedule for videos in my weekly ‘Tetradian on Architecture‘ series on YouTube, for the past month and next month: Episode 32: ‘Service-oriented enterprise-architecture‘ (published 06 September 2018) Episode 33: ‘Enterprise-architecture and digital-transformation‘ (published 13 September

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Intimations of arrogance? – an addendum

Carrying on from the previous post, with a bit of an explanation about why I’m becoming so much of ‘a grumpy old guy’… Here’s the blunt fact: I’m not a good thinker. I know that. Too many gaps in my knowledge,

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