EA TECHNIQUES AND TOOLS

Enterprise Patterns: The Key to Effective EA Application as Transformation

Enterprise Patterns: The Key to Effective EA Application as Transformation | Cutter Consortium. This is my latest Executive Report, written for Cutter Consortium: Enterprise architecture is more than IT. It is more than the embodiment of strategy. When it comes to understanding and managing significant enterprise change, enterprise architecture is a crucial discipline; thus, it is…

Agility = Balance + Speed + Strength + Coordination

I was exploring the nature of enterprise agility to answer a client question, and I came across BrianMac’s web site.  Brian Mackenzie is a performance coach and coach tutor/assessor with UK Athletics. It struck me that his description of agility and we can improve our personal athletical agility had parallels in enterprise transformation. To paraphrase…

Language and Controlled Vocabularies

Enterprise Architecture is an abstract discipline – because it deals in information about its subject matter, and uses information-based artefacts to describe and make changes to the architecture. It is as important to manage this information as it is to manage the things that are described. In this respect, enterprise architecture is an information management discipline.…

Generic Business Capability Model

Business Capability analysis is well-established as a business and enterprise architecture tool – the tricky bit is creating a good Business Capability Model in the first place. So how great would it be if you could jump-start with a good, pre-defined Generic Business Capability Model? The latest version of the Generic Business Capability Model is…