Beyond money. It’s how most of us already run the economics of our own households. It’s how most of us already run most of our day-to-day interactions at work. It’s how perhaps most of us would already aim to interact …

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In the previous two posts in this series on background behind futures for enterprise-architecture (see video), we explored the idea of a focus on value, rather than money, as the anchor for our architectures; and then set out to imagine a world …

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After the previous post, we’re left with a question to explore: Does money really make the world go round? Or would our world actually be better without it? Let’s put it to the test… We know already that money doesn’t …

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As enterprise-architecture expands outward (see video) to a much broader scope and scale (see video), we’ll need a different kind of anchor for the architecture itself: less on means such as IT or money, more on aims, ends and purpose. In short, a …

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If you want to understand what our enterprise-architecture disciplines really need to be able to address, take a good long look at the healthcare context. Complexity of every possible kind: whole-of-system interactions, interweaving lifecycles, the urgent mixed in with the long-term – …

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Seems lots of people these days are writing about ‘the future of work’ – and even putting some of that thinking into practice, too. But is that thinking going anything like deep enough? Hmm… – not sure about that… So …

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The previous post on ‘Money, price and value in enterprise-architecture‘ was kinda long, so here’s a (somewhat) shorter summary: Background It’s fundamentally important that enterprise-architectures should incorporate the following assertions: there are many other forms of value besides money in …

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To my mind, the way that most people seem to handle the relationships between money, price and value in enterprise-architecture and EA models is, frankly, an utter shambles. So let’s get a few things straight here: there are many other …

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Yep, it’s red-rag time, folks… 🙂 Sometimes I really do despair of ‘enterprise’-architecture that completely fails to understand the difference between enterprise and organisation, or that mistakes the concerns of a single stakeholder group for the aims of the enterprise as …

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More enterprise-architecture stuff, this time about the relationship between trust, value and money. This starts from a Tweet by Swedish consultant Oscar Berg, which triggered off a back-and-forth flurry: oscarberg: The main currencies of business have always been information & …

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