Several people have asked me for more information about the book I’m writing at present, ‘The Business Anarchist‘, so here’s a quick summary of the themes and structure. Who or what is a ‘business-anarchist‘? Anyone who works with inherent uncertainty …

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As can be seen from the comments to the previous post, the demands that we find another name for this framework-that-has-no-name have become increasingly strident. Various urgent online and in-person conversations have ensued. The only directly-meaningful name we came up …

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As may be seen from his comments to my previous posts on ‘Cynefin and chaos’, Dave Snowden has expressed extreme displeasure at my/our usage of the term ‘Cynefin’ to describe the solution-space nominally described by the Cynefin framework. Anyone have …

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Another ‘exploratory’, following on from the previous post on ‘Complexity, Chaos and Enterprise Architecture‘, in terms of the Cynefin framework, and again developing out of Dave Snowden‘s excellent webinar on complexity and ‘abductive reasoning’. Cynefin is probably one of the …

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Courtesy of a link by fellow enterprise-architect Sally Bean, I’ve just spent the past couple of hours viewing and then reviewing an online seminar on complexity by one of the thought-leaders on complexity-theory and practice, Dave Snowden: From Induction to …

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Danny Greefhorst of Netherlands enterprise-architecture consultancy ArchiXL emailed me with a query about my book Doing Enterprise Architecture: I was especially interested in the part where you talk about architecture principles given that I am currently writing a book on …

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