INSPIRATION

How to become the best version of you

Can you help me create a ripple? As I approached the later years in my life I started to have doubts about whether I was truly being me… it led me on an amazing quest to rediscover myself, and I ended up relating this story at a TEDx talk [if you don’t know about TED…

A healthy economy – architect to thrive, not grow

Too often we create architectures to support economic growth… but judged from many perspectives this is unsustainable and unethical. We should be creating architectures that are fair, sustainable, and universally beneficial. Although not directly about enterprise architecture, this fascinating TED talk has many insights that we need to share and take on board for EA:…

Why bother with Enterprise Architecture?

Do you find it difficult to explain the value in using Enterprise Architecture? A lot of discussions about Enterprise Architecture trip up because they end up debating whether we need EA or not. This often ends up being a matter of opinion! If you are struggling to “prove” the value of EA, take a look…

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…

How to easily say absolutely nothing at all….

I’ve watched a lot of great EA presentations, but I’ve also seen quite a few that didn’t say anything at all. If that sounds familiar, then you’ll love Will Stephen‘s funny send-up – How to sound smart in your TED talk: I came across this while preparing for my forthcoming TEDx talk in Folkestone. It’s…

Code to Inspire

Code To Inspire is a non-profit organization for female empowerment and encouragement in the field of computer coding in Afghanistan. Its focus is on school girls who are interested in computer science, and its aim is to pave the ground for University female students who are majoring in computer science. They’ve been doing this for 2 year…

Can Enterprise Architecture Save the World?

The future of Enterprise Architecture is changing – partly as a consequence of the digital revolution and the information age. It’s time to think about the future role of Enterprise Architecture: What is the future of Enterprise Architecture? Can EA techniques be applied across a broader range of domains? Does the EA role have to…

Case Study – Mentoring an EA Team at Vesta Corporation

Learn about this innovative approach to EA trainingFollowing my presentation at the recent IRM EA Conference in London I’ve had several requests for more information about mentoring an EA team. So I’ve added a new course on my online EA training website to provide more details of this approach. The course is free. I hope…