Tag Archives: Enterprise

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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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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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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Risks, information and decision making

Without having visibility of the whole enterprise and the inter-relationships between its various components how can the true risks associated with a business initiative be reliably determined. With risk not fully identified how can you establish the cost of mitigation? … Continue reading

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