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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…

How Can Enterprise Architecture Easily Save The World?

Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2018 BPM Conference Europe 2018 22-25 October 2018, London I am looking forward to speaking at IRM’s co-located conferences on Enterprise Architecture and Business Process Management, 22-25 October 2018, London. This is one of my favourite EA conferences. It provides an excellent opportunity to mix with architects from a wide variety…

Ideas worth sharing… TEDx Folkestone 2018

I’m thrilled to hear that I’ve been selected to speak at TEDxFolkestone 2018. The theme of this event is Courage to Step Beyond.   This is an exciting opportunity. I started my career as an Enterprise Architect in part because I was inspired by the ideas of Richard Saul Wurman – who created and chaired the TED…

How does thinking as an architect increase your chances of being an effective Enterprise Architect?

Thinking “architecturally” will improve your EA career. What is architectural thinking? Is it distinct from other types of thinking? Is it different from systems thinking? I recently wrote a post for LinkedIn about Architectural Thinking– my theme was that the type of thinking we do and the techniques we use in Enterprise Architecture have a wider applicability…

What is Enterprise Architecture? A six minute explanation


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“One of the best and clearest explanations of Enterprise Architecture I have ever seen or read to date! Thank you.”Mj Gumayagay

“Excellent. Informative and to the point.” – Sankar Roy Chowdhury

“Thank you for the clearest definition I have heard. Your explanation is valuable.” – Lynkep Sonrobin

“Nice explanation sir”Jeelu Hyd

“Clear, brief, & to the point.”Ashraf Fouad

“Thanks. This was short and very informative. Excellent sir. Much appreciated.”Angela White-Parker

Results of the EA Training Survey

This is a summary of the findings from my recent survey of EA training. This is not rigorous academic research – it’s more informal… a what do students feel about the training currently on offer. It is based on: An online survey I ran at the end of 2017, to find out what architects and…