What happens at the other end of enterprise-architecture? What local knowledge is needed to implement the abstractions of an overall architecture ‘blueprint’ in real practice in the real world? Whilst reviewing research for another book (in another subject area, somewhat …

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Following up on my conversation with Chris Potts, a link to another enterprise-architecture group, the Global Enterprise Architecture Organisation – see http://www.geao.org/. Clicking on the ‘What we believe’ link on their home-page brought up this statement: We believe that the …

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Yup, I’ve been at it again – getting more of my previous material from the past few years out into printed-book form. This one’s Power and Response-ability: the human side of systems – click the link or the graphic for …

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A useful email correspondence about SEMPER with enterprise architect Sally Bean brought up a couple of questions which others are likely to ask, so I thought I’d put the answers up here: 1: “are the labels always meaningful?” I hope …

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Continuing the fixups from my mildly embarrassing blunder with e-book downloads on Tetradian Books – looks like I didn’t get it right that time either. 🙁 Looks like it may have been a case of Read The Fine Manual… oops. …

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Been thinking for quite a while now that there’s a significant difference in enterprise architecture styles between ‘big countries’ – particularly Britain and the US – and ‘small countries’ (smaller population rather than smaller size) such as Australia, New Zealand, …

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Just discovered, courtesy of a much-appreciated comment from John Gøtze, that my e-book download-links in Tetradian Books weren’t working properly. Or rather, they were, but only for ‘right click and save’, not for simple click, which is what I’d written. …

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I’ve now published the next in my ‘Tetradian Enterprise Architecture’ series, SEMPER and SCORE: enhancing enterprise effectiveness. Details on the Tetradian Books website – see here for the book-info, and here for the free-download PDF e-book. It includes a full …

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