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Sometimes the answer should be no.

Not all activity undertaken under the guise of developing architecture models provides value to the business. I would hate to count up the number of times I have been asked to undertake some task which would identify the interdependencies between … Continue reading

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Corporate Maturity

For a business to fully realise its potential to deliver whatever may be its primary mission it must reach an overall level of maturity such that it operates as a single ‘organism’. So often a business will recognise that work … Continue reading

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Behavioural Maturity

Establishing an effective Enterprise or Business Architecture within an organisation is in much need having achieved behavioural maturity as it is in achieving process maturity. As, when progressing through the various CMMI maturity levels to achieve optimised business processes, there … Continue reading

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Holistic Architecture: A new term replacing current confusion

Within a business it is crucial that all participants operate from a shared understanding.  Consistent misuse of the terms ‘IT Architecture’ and ‘Enterprise Architecture’ as synonyms limits the scope of Enterprise Architecture reducing its value to the business. As the … Continue reading

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Multiple facets of business

Even the most simple of businesses would be perceived as having many fundamentally different yet inter-dependent components. Consequently it is only reasonable to expect that so should be their supporting architectures All businesses are multi-faceted in nature with individuals generally … Continue reading

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