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TOGAF London

Just had confirmation from the Open Group that they’ve accepted my proposed presentation for the TOGAF London enterprise architecture conference at the end of April. Working title is Stepping-Stones of Enterprise Architecture, with the following abstract: TOGAF 9 includes a

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Doing enterprise architecture

Back at the TOGAF conference, something that really seemed to be missing was any real description of doing enterprise architecture – in particular, what changes and needs to change in EA practice at each stage of architecture maturity, and how

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More on the TOGAF conference

Okay, back ‘home’ in England after the TOGAF conference in San Diego. Time to reflect a bit. First: a real sense that I’m not as on my own in my approach to enterprise-architecture as I thought and felt I’d been:

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Westward ho?

In transit to San Diego, for the Open Group conference and the launch of TOGAF 9. Weighed down with what feels like a ton of books (though it’s probably only about 30kg – I’d hate to have to carry a

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Lightning Source lives up to its name

A very definite “Thank you” to POD printers Lightning Source, who’ve not only turned round my new book The Service-Oriented Enterprise in the startling time of just under four days from first uploading the initial source-files to the first box

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Services book is published

Mildly amazing – I did meet that deadline. 🙂 Another new book in my Tetradian Enterprise Architecture series went off to press yesterday: The Service-Oriented Enterprise: enterprise architecture and viable services. So there’s a good chance it’ll be back in

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Quietly busy

Apologies, have been a bit quiet of late, whilst recovering from my merry computer-crash (now fixed, with many thanks to the repair-crew at Colchester’s The Computer Shop), and working flat-out trying to finish off the current book – The Service-Oriented

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Revised-Zachman reference-sheet available

I’ve now posted on the Tetradian Books website a two-page (single-sheet) reference-sheet on the revised Zachman framework that I use for whole-of-enterprise architecture. The sheet is an extract from the ‘Framework’ chapters in my now at-last published book Bridging the

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'Silos' is published – at last!

Celebrate with me, perhaps? Bridging the Silos: enterprise architecture for IT-architects has at last gone off to press – hooray! 🙂 Somewhat dependent on production-schedules at Lightning Source, but print versions should be available before the end of the month;

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Open Group and whole-of-enterprise architecture

Was intending to miss the next TOGAF conference – it’s in February, in San Diego, which means dealing with all the joys of US ‘Homeland Security’ as well as a seriously expensive travel-bill. But it looks like I’d better go,

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