Tag: models

I don’t draw

I don’t draw. Okay, that’s not really true: I do do a fair few little scratchy sketches and scrawls, as the need demands – especially when working with clients. But it’s not something I seem to do out of habit

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Using the ‘This’ game in EA modelling

A great session last Friday with enterprise-architect Stuart Boardman, using his Metropolis thought-experiment as a live test-case for my still somewhat-experimental ‘This’ game for service-modelling. Stuart developed Metropolis as a worked-example for service-modelling at very large scale – the scale of

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Visio function-model stencil for 'Services' book

I’ve just uploaded to the Tetradian Books website the ZIP archive of the Visio stencil and template for the function-model process described in the Service Oriented Enterprise book I published a few days ago. The archive includes: Visio 2003 stencil

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Business-architecture frameworks

Diana Stobart Wild’s other question on the LinkedIn business architecture forum was about frameworks: What is Business Architecture? What does a Business Architecture Framework look like? I think of Business Architecture as a subset of Enterprise Architecture that describes the

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Business-architecture tools

Been following a ‘business architecture’ thread on LinkedIn, and came across a couple of discussion-questions by Diana Stobart Wild, who seems to be an enterprise architect somewhere in the north-east US. Thought it might be useful repeating here what I

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