Enterprise Architecture

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Containers without Compromise

The IT industry is fascinated with container technology. It has the potential to unify application development and operations teams, as well as …

Virtualization

The Role of Enterprise Architecture in Platform 3.0 Transformation

By Stuart Macgregor, CEO, Real IRM and The Open Group South Africa Our transition to the highly-connected realm of Platform 3.0 will radically …

Innovation

DevOps is only looking at one of four IT4IT value streams

The new IT4IT™ standard maps four value streams in IT. DevOps is concerned with one of them. What happens when we apply the the same ideas to the …

DevOps

Enterprise Architecture and Digital Strategy

Digital strategy is not simply about marketing. It is about a better engagement with potential and existing customers. It is about the perception of …

Consulting

The science of organizational transformations

New survey results find that the most effective transformation initiatives draw upon four key actions to change mind-sets and behaviors.<p><b>When making</b> …

The Capability Canvas

Designing businesses is not a trivial activity. Having a simple structure that one can use to design and / or understand a capability makes designing …

9 warning signs of bad IT architecture

The Brand Canvas

Designing and understanding brands and how the behave as figments of their own is hard enough. Having a simple structure that one can use to design …

Designing the New Enterprise: Issues and Strategies

I’m looking forward to traveling to Paris, France the week after next to provide the opening keynote to the Intersection Conference. Intersection is …

Define your Digital Future: Biz Arch-led Approach to Digital Strategy

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..<p><b>Customer Driven</b><p>Identify the environmental, industry and internal factors …

Enterprise Architecture as Business Capabilities Architecture | "To Be" Enterprise Architecture

"Why do enterprise systems like SAP fail in some companies yet succeed in others? Clearly, the interrelationship between technology and process, …

Why you don't need an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)

ESBs irk me, not the technology in and of itself, that can be useful, it’s the way they used. Mostly because every architect and his mentor seems to …

Mentoring

The as-a-Service model and Enterprise Architecture

Cloud Computing is an example for the X-as-a-Service delivery model. It is said that cloud computing is improving business agility because of the …

Blue Ocean Strategy - Strategy Canvas

• <b>By:</b> INSEAD<p>The Strategy Canvas is a central, analytic tool of Blue Ocean Strategy, developed by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne. Here we introduce the …

How to build a Roadmap – Prioritize (Part I)

An earlier post (How to Build a Roadmap) in this series summarized the specific steps required to develop a well thought out road map. This roadmap …

Management

How to build a Roadmap – Gap Analysis

An earlier post in this series How to Build a Roadmap discussed the specific steps required to develop a well thought out road map. This roadmap …

Management

How to build a Roadmap – Define End State

An earlier post (How to Build a Roadmap) discussed the specific steps required to develop a well thought out road map. This method identified …

Management

How to build a Roadmap – Define Current State

<b>Introduction</b>In an earlier post (How to Build a Roadmap) I discussed the specific steps required to develop a defensible, well thought out road map to …

Management

How to build a Roadmap

How many of us in the profession can truly say we have been taught to develop, refine, and deliver a professional roadmap based on a sound method …

Management