Tag: togaf

On Archimate 2.0

Archimate 2.0 is now available – its formal release was at the end of January 2012, during the Open Group conference in San Francisco. I’ve been a bit busy in the meantime, so this is the first chance I’ve had

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IT-centrism, business-centrism and business-architecture

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

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Tweets from Open Group conference, San Francisco (day 3)

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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Tweets from Open Group conference, San Francisco (day 2)

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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Tweets from Open Group conference, San Francisco (day 1)

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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How IT-centrism creeps into enterprise-architecture

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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How not to define business-architecture…

Oh no, not again… Having all but crippled enterprise-architecture for the past decade with a muddled mess of myopia and misdefinitions, it seems Open Group are hell-bent on making the same kind of mess in business-architecture… I need to be

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Why business-model to enterprise-architecture?

Yes, I admit it: I’ve been kinda pouring out the posts lately. Sorry… But why all this fuss about business–models and enterprise-architecture? What’s the point about the bottom-line not being the baseline to work from? If everyone’s selling something to

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From business-model to enterprise-architecture

Okay, I think I’m finally getting somewhere, on looking for a way to connect a business-model to enterprise-architecture, to provide a full link between top-down intent and bottom-up real-world constraints. This specific part goes from the business-model downwards, from Business

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Rethinking the layers in enterprise-architecture

Still plodding away on ideas for a systematic process to translate a business-model in Business Model Canvas down into real-world architecture and implementation. (This links up with quite a few previous posts, such as ‘More on business-models‘, ‘Enterprise-architecture – let’s

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