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Republishing my other backlist

Yeah, it’s been a while. And that’s the point, really: when you get to my, uh, advanced age, you kinda find there’s quite a bit of legacy piling up behind you… some of which is worth revisiting from time to time.

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Posted in Geomancy, Realities, Wyrd and magic

Publishing Tetradian e-books via Leanpub

I have at last found a viable workflow to produce e-books of my various books and blogposts, via Leanpub. There’s one significant constraint in this form of publishing: Leanpub uses Markdown text-files for input, which is a fair bit more limited

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Posted in Business, Enterprise architecture, Scribbles / writing

About the PEAF book

I’ve just finished editing yet another book on enterprise-architecture, and set up its production via my Tetradian Books publishing setup. But you won’t see it on the site, and in fact it may never be published as such in its

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Posted in Business, Enterprise architecture

Updated 'Everyday Enterprise Architecture' is now available

At Dave Snowden’s request, I’ve re-edited my new book Everyday Enterprise Architecture: sensemaking, strategy, structures and solutions to clarify the differences between the Cynefin framework and my own work as described here. That update is now complete, and the amended master-files

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Book 'Everyday Enterprise Architecture' is now complete

And another book off to press: Everyday Enterprise Architecture: sensemaking, strategy, structures and solutions. The master-files went off to Lightning Source on Friday, but I didn’t have time to update the Tetradian Books website until this morning. (Note for various

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Notes on 'Business Anarchist'

Several people have asked me for more information about the book I’m writing at present, ‘The Business Anarchist‘, so here’s a quick summary of the themes and structure. Who or what is a ‘business-anarchist‘? Anyone who works with inherent uncertainty

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Posted in Business, Enterprise architecture, Futures, Scribbles / writing

More on TOGAF and certification

Yikes! Talk about misinterpreted in a sound-bite… (Before I go any further, a note to all in the TOGAF training/education community: from what you’ve read elsewhere, you may at present believe that I’ve been attacking you personally. As you’ll see

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Posted in Enterprise architecture, Knowledge, The Outsider

Summary from the TOGAF conference

(This is an edited version of some notes I’ve already posted to the Enterprise Architecture Network list of LinkedIn.) Two points particularly stick in my mind about what transpired at the TOGAF Enterprise Architecture conference in London this past week.

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Posted in Enterprise architecture

"Doing Enterprise Architecture" now available on Amazon

Delighted to say that Lightning Source have done it again with my new book Doing Enterprise Architecture: a one-week turn-round from sending in the PDF source-files to delivery of the first fifty copies on my doorstep. Very impressive. And the

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Posted in Enterprise architecture, Scribbles / writing

"Doing Enterprise Architecture" is complete

Delighted to say that I’ve now completed the next book in my ‘Tetradian Enterprise Architecture’ series, Doing Enterprise Architecture: process and practice in the real enterprise, with the master-files now delivered to Lightning Source for printing. The sample-version PDF is

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