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The Enterprising Business: Its all about the people

Too many enterprises do not appreciate the true value of the people with whom they work. Regrettably, in the extreme, employees and contractors are regarded as merely commodities that can be exploited when needed or discarded when not. In the … Continue reading

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IT is part of the Business

There seems to be a constant tension between ‘the business’ and ‘IT’. This tension may be evident through the business making comments such as ‘we don’t trust IT’ or ‘IT is always doing its own thing’. IT on the other … 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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