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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What methodology-frameworks do we need for broad-scope enterprise-architecture in a human-services government-department? This is the second of five worked-examples of metaframeworks in practice – on how to hack and ‘smoosh-together’ existing frameworks to create a tool that will help people make sense …

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Enterprise-architecture is dead – long live enterprise-transformation! Or so it would seem, from the description of the current Open Group conference at Cannes. Yet is all as it seems? I’d have to admit that the conference-programme does worry me a bit. Despite …

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This one continues the recent theme of IT-centrism and why it’s such a problem for enterprise-architecture, but extends it into a slightly different direction, courtesy of a Tweet yesterday by Ron Tolido: rtolido: interesting stuff coming soon around a global …

IT-centrism, business-centrism and business-architecture Read more »

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A set of Tweets from the third and final main day (01 Feb 2012) of the Open Group conference in San Francisco, collated via the#ogSFO hashtag. (Tweets from Day 1 are here; from Day 2 are here.) Once again, many thanks indeed to …

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A set of Tweets from the second day (31 Jan 2012) of the Open Group conference in San Francisco, collated via the#ogSFO hashtag. (Tweets from Day 1 are here.) Once again, many thanks indeed to all those who Tweeted, to help us …

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A set of Tweets from the first day (30 Jan 2012) of the Open Group conference in San Francisco, collated via the #ogSFO hashtag. Many thanks indeed to all those who Tweeted, to help us all get a better picture …

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A kind of follow-up to the previous post ‘IT-oriented versus IT-centric‘, this one starts from a Tweet from the Open Group’s official TOGAF Twitter-account: togaf_r: TOGAF Resource: The TOGAF 9.1 changes overview and 6 other slide decks are now at …

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