This post is about enterprise-architecture and business-architecture, but we’ll first need a brief diversion into some of the territory of the previous few posts. (Note: I’m using the term ‘enterprise’ here in the same sense as the IEEE-1471 standard, to mean …

The absurdity of belief Read more »

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(Following up on the furore from my previous post – somewhat tongue-in-cheek, of course, but with a serious point.) After Dave Snowden started accusing everyone – especially me – of ‘pseudoscience’ and ‘psychobabble’ – I began to worry. What if …

Is Cynefin a cult? Read more »

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It started, as these things so often do, with a Tweet on Twitter. (This has turned out to be an enormously long post – I’d better put a ‘Read more…’ link in here before continuing.)

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Another week’s collection of Tweets and links on enterprise-architecture and other assorted matters Once again it’s a little late (apologies), and again a bit on the long side (6 pages), so click on the ‘Read more…’ link for the details.

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Sounds a simple-enough question, no doubt, but seems to me that most nominal ‘enterprise architects’ have never even bothered to ask it. The usual answer would seem to be ‘the organization’, or worse, ‘the IT department’… I’ve posted up on …

What is 'the enterprise'? Read more »

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Been struggling to invent the time to write a piece about what’s it’s been like here in Mexico and Guatemala, and another about “the tyranny of the explicit“, but looks like it ain’t gonna happen just yet. So in the …

A week in Tweets: 22-28 Nov 09 Read more »

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