(This is part of an ongoing series that explores alternate uses of a generic conceptual categorisation originally described in the well-known Cynefin diagram. This discussion is not about the formal Cynefin Framework; for details on the definition and use of the Cynefin framework …

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(This is part of an ongoing series that explores alternate uses of a generic conceptual categorisation originally described in the well-known Cynefin diagram. It should be emphasised that this discussion is not about the Cynefin Framework, which is a distinct …

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(This is part of an ongoing series that attempts to resolve problems in (mis)interpretation of the Cynefin framework, and in particular the commonly-used Cynefin diagram. For the correct interpretation and use of the Cynefin framework and Cynefin techniques, please contact …

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The previous posts on ‘chaos and Cynefin’ were intended to contribute to an ongoing debate about how to use concepts from the published Cynefin framework and the like, and particularly to underpin a systematic exploration of what many Cynefin aficionados …

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Another instalment from the long-running discussion on LinkedIn about values-architecture. This part is about one of the more confusing ‘red-herring’ distractions in values-architecture, namely the notion that discussing anything other than money is somehow supposedly ‘politics’, which is therefore ‘wrong’ …

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Courtesy of a link by fellow enterprise-architect Sally Bean, I’ve just spent the past couple of hours viewing and then reviewing an online seminar on complexity by one of the thought-leaders on complexity-theory and practice, Dave Snowden: From Induction to …

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Just received from Open Group the usual stream of invites to the next TOGAF enterprise-architecture conference, this time in Rome, in late April. Perhaps it’s just spring or something (which it isn’t here, of course – ‘here’ being cold, damp, …

Enterprise architecture – gettin' there at last… Read more »

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