Managing Complexity with Enterprise Architecture

Mike Rosen has written an interesting article about complexity and EA. He says: “There are many different reasons that organizations do architecture, but if we distil them all down to the essentials, architecture is fundamentally about managing complexity and change through structure…. change is just one part of the complexity that we have to manage…

The Internet Is Not The Answer

Of course – it helps to know the question first… but there are a number of recent books that have questioned the gadget-driven, Internet-centric world we live in. In “The Internet Is Not The Answer”, Andrew Keen argues that much of what the Internet has changed is for the worst. He says that “all we’ve…

An Interview with John Zachman

In January 2015, the Open Group published an interview giving A Historical Look at Enterprise Architecture with John Zachman. It includes a fascinating account about how John got involved in enterprise architecture in the first place, and how he came to develop what is now known as the Zachman Framework. Importantly – although his work…