(Following up on the furore from my previous post – somewhat tongue-in-cheek, of course, but with a serious point.) After Dave Snowden started accusing everyone – especially me – of ‘pseudoscience’ and ‘psychobabble’ – I began to worry. What if …

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Many thanks to Tom Cagley of Software Process & Measurement, who interviewed me a few weeks ago for a podcast on enterprise architecture for his SPaMcast.net audience. (Likewise many thanks to Pat Ferdinandi for linking me up with Tom in …

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Over on the Enterprise Architecture list on LinkedIn, Bala Somasundaram asked about the concept of value-trees as a means of tracking compliance to enterprise values, and thence as a means for validating the value of enterprise architecture. Value-trees are a …

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Spotted this one in the BMJ again: kind of illustrates the power of the pilots’ simple ‘pre-take-off checklist’ – or in this case a similar checklist for surgeons: Research by World Health Organization (“New England Journal of Medicine” 2009 Jan …

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