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continuing from Enterprise Architecture and Agile do muddy the waters of Digital Transformation   In "Architecture is Dying – Why EA and Agile isn’t enough to stop Shadow IT
In "Architecture is Dying – Why EA and Agile isn’t enough to stop Shadow IT", Barry O'Reilly writes for IASA, "an association for all IT architects", that "architecture is dying"... Barry expects though a backlash for saying this "horrible "truth".   Yet, I agree
continuing from Gartner predicts that Enterprise Architecture will focus on Digital platforms   Gartner says that by 2
Gartner: "Digital is transforming organizations and EA itself, with digital business platforms emerging as a powerful approach to innovation. EA and technology innovation leaders are promoting these efforts, providing the skills and competencies needed to support innovation and archite...
continuing from Architecture principles, are they any good?   Architecture principles enable us manage the enterprise complexity by separating concerns, usually by structuring the enterprise in groups of entities which could be developed and changed independently. Each group ...
Principles are, in essence, Rules for decision making.  At times though, they are just enounce best practices.   Principles help us make judgements, i.e take decisions without never ending debates. Hence, they save us time and the agony usually coming along wit...
continuing from Open Group's User Group's debate on architecture reuse closed to a draw. Yet, that helps no one. Open Group's debate on architecture reuse   A generic model would act as a Class, on which template any
Open Group's User Group's debate on architecture reuse closed to a draw. Yet, that helps no one. Perhaps, the issue should have been adjudicated once for all in the TOGAF standard rather than in a users debate. In fact, TOGAF's Architecture Continuum, described by both "Ent
continuing from On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models (i)
continuing from On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models (i)
continuing from On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models (i)
continuing from On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models (i)
continuing from On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models (i)   McK comes to the conclusion that a Two Spe
continuing from On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models   In a "A two-speed IT architecture for the digital enterprise" McKins
 In a "A two-speed IT architecture for the digital enterprise", McKinsey's (McK) Oliver Bossert, Chris Ip, and Jürgen Laartz stated that "delivering an enriched customer experience requires a new digital architecture running alongside legacy systems...  And tha...
continuing from The evaluation of EA performance   The Enterprise Architecture delivers value, as soon as it is modelled. It does that, gradually, while it is implemented, by increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of your Enterprise. EA soon becomes an asset in its own, retur...
The evaluation of EA
continuing from The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, steps The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, steps (i)   The enterprise today is increasingly outsourcing its IT and the various
continuing from The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, steps   The virtual cloud enterprise consists of a value chain realised by services provided by external parties but integrated and coordinated by the governance function of the core enterprise.   T...
To adapt to the increasingly faster market demands, new enterprise business models appeared. Essentially enterprises outsource today resources, value chain activities and IT to a cloud of external providers so enterprises can ramp up and down their capabilities as needed.   T...
continuing from Operations as a Service and the Cloud Enterprise Preparing the up and coming virtual cloud Enterprise Preparing the up
continuing from Operations as a Service and the Cloud Enterprise   With OaaS (Operations as a Service), the enterprise outsources today its operation functions in the value chain (SCOR: Source, Make, Deliver).  Many enterprises have since long outsourced their enterprise supp...
continuing from Preparing the up and coming virtual cloud Enterprise Operations as a Service and the Cloud Enterprise   Here are the key steps the EA has to perform to support the enterpris
While the service paradigm is taking over the enterprise IT now (see this), the concept has since long existed in economies of the past and society. As a result, a society was organised at one time in trade guilds that specialised and guaranteed delivery of quality servi...
The micro-services and API economy revive SOA (i
continuing from The path to the virtual cloud Enterprise is paved by the Digital evolution   SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) was once declared dead because it was associated to a software design paradigm using the now defunct SOAP protocol. In fact, the dispute was rather betw...