Another slide-deck from a fair while back (2001, in this case), but still seems relevant today. Many of its quotes reference a section in The Economist edited by Peter Drucker, about ‘the business of the future’. [It’s in PDF format, …

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Still recovering from the TOGAF conference – about which I need to do a blog-report later, ‘cos some major shifts there – and still ridiculously tired from the way-too-early-start, way-too-late-finish days of the conference itself. But a key point came …

Anarchist again Read more »

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For a while now I’ve been describing myself as a ‘business anarchist‘, in part because a sizeable aspect of my work is ‘creative destruction’ of business assumptions and the like, for the purpose of clarifying the direction in which the …

The natural anarchist Read more »

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More ramblings on the ‘business anarchist’ theme. The conventional ‘scientific’ assumptions about business reality – as in Taylor’s classic ‘Scientific Management‘ – assume that everything is based on predictable Newtonian-style rules and laws. It’s sort-of true, up to a point, …

And more business-anarchist Read more »

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I’ve been thinking quite a bit more about the ‘business anarchist‘ idea, following a couple of great conversations yesterday with Bas van Gils in the Netherlands and Stuart Curley in London. Hence a few more notes: Every business-consultant is, in …

Business anarchist, again Read more »

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For some while now I’ve been using the term ‘business anarchist‘ to describe what I do in the business-architecture context – and yes, it is a sort-of joke, of course, but there’s also something very real behind it. Real anarchy …

The business anarchist Read more »

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Forgot to mention that a couple of weeks back I finalised an agreement with IT Governance Ltd for on-selling my Tetradian Enterprise Architecture Series books. That includes both print editions and e-book editions (which is why I pulled the full …

Publishing via IT Governance Read more »

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