Tag Archives: Business Decisions

Business Measures

Lord Kelvin in 1883 said “I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in … Continue reading

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Enterprise Architecture: Differentiating wants and needs.

A Business will often decide that they ‘need’ to undertake certain activities so as to solve particular problems that they perceive themselves as having.  Once these activities have been completed and the ‘problems’ solved the business expects to reap the … Continue reading

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Enterprise Architecture: Closing the stable door before the horse has bolted.

There are likely to be times when a business will engage in some activity or make a product acquisition which, in hindsight, would prove to be less than beneficial. Perhaps in the enthusiasm generated through a vendor’s sales process the … Continue reading

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Enterprise Architecture: Steering the business towards success.

Frequently business decision making leans towards the tactical and reactive rather than the strategic and proactive. This is exacerbated through: poorly applied governance and compliance; inadequate communication and consultation with key stakeholders; inadequate assessment of business and technical options; inadequate … Continue reading

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Demystifying Enterprise Architecture.

Enterprise Architecture is not something of which a business should be wary. There is little concern apparent when required to use a word processor or a spreadsheet to support documentation or analysis activities within the business. Both are accepted as … Continue reading

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