Information Obesity

Information Obesity was the title of a keynote presentation that I made in 2004, at the Online Information conference in London. It was a tongue-in-cheek title that I chose to challenge an assumption that the availability of masses of information was naturally a good thing. Instead I chose a theme that explored a danger that…

Architecture – a way of thinking about information and enterprise

Why do we use “architecture” as a term to describe our discipline? The notion of architecture as a way of thinking about information and enterprise started in the late 1970s. In particular, the writings of Richard Saul Wurman, Richard Nolan, and Christopher Alexander first suggested applying this way of thinking to understand information and information…

Iain McGilchrist: The divided brain

This is not only a fascinating TED talk, it is also a marvellous example of using visuals to illustrate what you are talking about! Imagine using animated graphics like this to inspire an audience about the vision for an enterprise architecture!