ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE

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10 Core Principles for EA

What distinguishes enterprise architecture from other disciplines? One way that I’ve tried to explain this is to describe 10 core principles that are a fundamental part of EA. In this video I explain – what do you think?

Peace and joy to you all in 2019

Peace, joy and success for you in 20192018 has been a challenging year for architects; there are so many changes facing every enterprise, and there are colossal concerns threatening our lovely planet. I hope 2019 brings you peace, joy, and success. Please listen, follow, and share this holiday playlist on Spotify:   

What are the most important moral problems of our time?

Enterprise Architects have a great deal of potential power and influence. How can the Effective Altruism movement help direct our efforts towards the best long-term futures? An introduction to Effective Altruism This TED Talk gives perspective and a sense of scale to the history of humans on planet Earth. We’ve only been around for a…

A scarce skill set again? Are you surprised?

A 2017 CIO survey by Harvey Nash and KPMG shows that EA is the fastest growing tech skill in demand. While this is clearly a good thing for all budding architects I am concerned that the emphasis on such studies is still on technical skills… and yet the best architects that I’ve ever met have…

Is Brexit the worst ever EA project?

Lessons for Enterprise Architecture from BrexitAs I live in the UK it’s not surprising that Brexit is a hot and controversial topic. Last night Elaine and I were recounting everything that we felt had gone wrong during the Brexit process (it was a long conversation), and I started thinking about Brexit as if it were…