Tag: Enterprise architecture

Tools for change: Back to the basics

Keep it simple. That’s always the challenge. The themes we’re working on with that ‘bucket-list’ of tools for change, it’s all too easy to go running off down the rabbit-hole, making things more complicated and complex than they need to

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At Enterprise Architektura conference, Prague

I should have mentioned this one earlier… – things have been kinda busy lately! ūüėģ An excellent time earlier this month, at the inaugural Enterprise Architektura conference in Prague. Very impressive for a first-time conference in a relatively small country:

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On gamification

One of the themes that’s come up during our Patreon-funded further development of ‘the bucket-list’ suite of change-guidance tools is that of gamification – using some kind of game to guide the process of sensemaking and decision-making for a given

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Review-interview on ‘Changes’

It’s been good to see another review of my book ‘Changes – a business novel‘: (There’s a sizeable free-sample of the book on Leanpub: go to the home-page for the book, and then click on the ‘Read free sample’ button

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The bucket list – Status report, September 2017

What’s happening with that set of change-guidance tools that I’d nicknamed ‘The bucket list‘? What progress is being made to make them more accessible, more usable? The short answer: quite a lot. In particular, with¬†huge thanks to our patrons over

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Len Fehskens – In Memoriam

We clashed. Often. With gusto. Gleefully. Joyfully. Even horribly, at times. But boy, was it worth it! This week I was much saddened to hear, via Andrew Josey and the Open Group blog, of the passing of two of their

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The bucket-list – Patreon launch

We now have a¬†Patreon funding-page! (If you don’t know Patreon already, it’s a bit like Kickstarter, but rather than Kickstarter’s one-off projects, it’s aimed more at ongoing activities, such as ours have been and will be here.) We hope it’ll

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An inventory, sorted

I’ll try for another way to sort and describe the current state of that stack of tools and methods¬†that I’ve developed over the past decade or so, to guide business change and transformation, and that, for various reasons, I’d nicknamed

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The bucket-list – some home-truths

As I crawl closer towards launching the Patreon for what I’ve loosely nicknamed ‘the bucket-list‘, I perhaps ought to be blunt about this:¬†it’s called ‘the bucket-list’ for a reason. Lots of reasons, actually. And most of them pretty bleak ones,

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Still here, still busy

Yeah, I’ll admit I’ve gone a bit quiet recently. Over here on this blog, at least. But it hasn’t been that I haven’t been doing anything. There is¬†a lot that’s going on at present – though most of it is

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