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Open Group ‘#ogChat’ on ‘smart cities’

What’s the future of ‘smart cities’? And what role can enterprise-architecture play in the future? The Open Group held one of their regular one-hour themed ‘#ogChat‘ online-discussions on this yesterday on Twitter. I wasn’t able to join in, unfortunately –

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Healthcare and information-flow

If we seek to create ‘boundaryless information flow’ in a healthcare context, where is the centre around which that information revolves? And in a healthcare context – or others, for that matter – just how ‘boundaryless’ can, or should, information-flow ever

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In case you were wondering…

There’s been a bit of a furore in the comments-sections of this weblog lately, with various people arguing back and forth about whether or not money can in some way buy influence on industry-’standards’ and purported ‘thought-leadership’. If money can be

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And more on EA certification…

What is the profession of enterprise-architecture? And what should we do about certification, to define and protect that profession? Yeah, it’s much the same questions as before – but perhaps becoming a bit more urgent as the thrust from Open Group

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Posted in Business, Complexity / Structure, Enterprise architecture, Futures, Knowledge, The Outsider

The stench of systemic decay

It was the smell that caught my attention first, I guess – the smell of chemicals as I walked through through the front door of their supposedly upmarket offices. But it’s something I’ve come to recognise, to watch for, as

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At Open Group London 2013 – and certification again

Another month, another enterprise-architecture conference? This time it was Open Group London, billed as “Business Transformation in Finance, Government and Healthcare”. Of which it did cover some – according to the programme and the Twitterstream, anyway. (See the Open Group’s ‘highlights’

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Positioning Enterprise Canvas in enterprise-architecture work

As I mentioned again quite recently, I’m always pleased to see how others use my work, because there are usually themes in there that I hadn’t seen before. So the other day, whilst listening in on the Open Group webinar

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Open Group TweetJam on digital-disruption

Yesterday (02 October 2013) the Open Group ran one of its occasional ‘TweetJam’ Twitter-discussions – also known as an #ogChat. This time it was on digital disruption - disruption to existing business-models, typically (but, as we will see, not only) by

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Open Group TweetJam on ‘Platform 3.0′

A quick ‘public-service’ blog-post to document a possibly-useful conversation for enterprise-architects and others. Yesterday (6 June 2013) The Open Group ran a ‘tweet-jam‘ online-conversation, to: examine how convergent technologies such as Big Data, Social, Mobile and The Internet of Things are

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Open Group TweetJam on business-architecture

What is business-architecture? What is its relationship with enterprise-architecture? And what is the business-value of either, or both? The Open Group ran a very useful ‘TweetJam’ – a ‘twitter-conversation – on these themes yesterday, using the hashtag #ogChat. I pulled

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