What are the different types of assets that we need to deal with in an enterprise-architecture? What implications arise across the architecture from the differences between these types? In the first post in this series, we looked at the concept of …

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What are the different types of assets that we need to deal with in an enterprise-architecture? What implications arise across the architecture from the differences between these types? In the previous post in this series, we looked at the concept …

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My earlier post ‘IT-centrism is killing enterprise-architecture‘ seemed to touch a nerve with quite a few folks: tetradian: [post] IT-centrism is killing enterprise-architecture http://bit.ly/p8kfqf (thx @dougnewdick) #entarch tonia_ries: The only thing that should be at the center of any business …

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Back to enterprise architecture, with a cross-link to another previous discussion on capability. Reference-models are a key deliverable for many enterprise-architecture processes – for example, the Business Reference Model (BRM) or Performance Reference Model (PRM) in FEAF, or the Foundation …

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This is in effect a continuation of the previous post on Zachman and capability, following on from some further comments on Microsoft architect Nick Malik’s original post on business-capability. Nick kindly described my comments as ‘extremely interesting’, and perhaps even …

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An interesting (well, interesting to me, anyway 🙂 ) enterprise-architecture discussion on the position of ‘capability’ in the Zachman framework. This was triggered by a post by Microsoft architect Nick Malik: “Why Business Capabilities Are Not In The Zachman Framework”. …

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