Blog Posts Enterprise Architecture (EA)

Enterprise Architecture in posts going back a decade (iii)

Enterprise Architecture state and causes in ten points

People don’t even know how an Enterprise Architecture looks like.
Is the Enterprise Architect leading the enterprise development?

The EA architect does not replace though the strategist, the business process man, the quality team… The architect just provide the tool, the context, the …
Enterprise Architecture state and causes (iv)

…the difference between functions, capabilities, processes, value streams, value chains… should be sufficiently clarified before even attempting to …
Enterprise Architecture state and causes (iii)

While the customers and stakeholders are not complaining, little can be done. This is the main reason for the lethargy of EA.
Enterprise Architecture state and causes, (ii)

cnt’d. There is much hype, few visible results and a great number of professionals who still ask what EA is and what is it for, even if they already “practice” …
Enterprise Architecture visualisation

In this post, I will show how architecture visualisation methods used by architects for centuries (see Drew Skau’s post  Visualization Architect at …
The Enterprise Architecture state and root causes (i)

It’s like the EA prefix is added to any other IT profession we know. In reality, the demand is for a multitude of roles housed selfishly under the EA banner.
Enterprise Architecture (EA) versus Enterprise IT Architecture debate

After all, it is still the case today that the “company is the people” as EA describes, rather than “the company is the IT” as in EITA. But EITA delivers now, …
Open CA and Enterprise Architecture certification, take it or leave it? (II)

Since an EA practice is successful if and only if it delivers the EA first, how would one define the certification criteria to validate the EA outcome if it is …
Open CA and Enterprise Architecture certification, take it or leave it?

We have, obviously, the problem of regulating the EA profession. Currently, many do take EA training and certifications in the hope they’d improve their career …
Critique of the Enterprise Architecture state

Currently, there are too many EA frameworks that crowd the EA field, too many development approaches, too many insufficient metamodels… and too many parties …
Enterprise Architecture, cui bono?

EA is the way an Enterprise can survive the furious rate of change and competition, the increasing acquisitions and outsourcing trends and the exponential …
Essential Enterprise Architecture governance

Currently, the architects are playing Police without a Law (EA…). Decisions are arbitrary and raise legitimate questions on Governance.
12 questions you may like to ask when recruiting an enterprise architect

How do you justify EA? And How to assess progress and value delivered?
Enterprise Architecture supports business methods application rather than replaces them

EA does not replace the existing business methods but it supports them and offers them the perspective of the whole.
What would my Enterprise Architecture definition look like

Were I to define EA (for an Wikipedia entry for instance, assuming it might get the public vote of confidence demanded), I would adopt a synthetic and …
An extended EA method made of the Framework, Process, Models and the Design view

The Framework describing the EA structure. The Process of Setup and iterations of Discovery, Planning, Implementation and Exploitation. The reference Models …
The FFLV-GODS Enterprise Architecture framework

Scope: Business, Technology and People/Organisation Architecture. Technology is not only IT. Purpose: the EA structure on which individual EA elements and …
Value Chains, Streams and Capabilities in an one page architecture and the integrating EA framework

An enterprise typically needs four types of functions to operate: Governance, Operations, Development and Support. This is the GODS taxonomy, produced having in …
EA and Enterprise Transformation…. Distinct Concepts discussion

How is this position supported by current EA approaches given the fact that in some of them EA appears intertwined with the enterprise transformation.

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