If you’re an enterprise-architect and you haven’t yet come across Ric Phillips‘ wonderful EA Patterns blog, go over there right now: you’re in for a treat! To mix metaphors somewhat, I’d have to say it’s a national-treasure for the trade. …

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Reading James Taylor’s recent piece “Business rules are king“, pretty much every one of my enterprise-architecture alarm-bells went off. Yes, it’s a good article – recommended reading. And I would strongly agree with its implication that there’s a real and …

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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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