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About kvoges

Founder & Father, Corporate & Startup, Product Manager & life juggler -> loving it :)

LeanStartupChallenge – Day 1

Lean Startup Challenge kicked off last Friday. After the first evening event with the intro pitching by each participating team (see My first 60 sec. pitch) thanks to sponsorship by Boston Globe, we had a workshop weekend. Saturday at Alphamark coworking. … Continue reading

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My first 60 seconds pitch

This was my first pitch ever at the kickoff event of Lean Startup Challenge Boston: We are SMART360°Biz. We help organizations to know how they REALLY work. By combining organizational structures (e.g. value chain, Process Map, IT Structures, …) with … Continue reading

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Data Science will disrupt Strategy Consulting

I think Data Science will (partly) disrupt Strategy Consulting. As I was thinking about the impact, benefit and pricing of my new venture with SMART360°Biz and the Enterprise Social Graph (which I am currently validating through the LeanStartupChallenge), it struck me: … Continue reading

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What your EA Stakeholders do not care about

This is a list of things your EA Stakeholders do not care about. I always have to retell myself as well as tell clients: Business doesn’t care how clean your IT architecture is. Your stakeholders don’t care how long you … Continue reading

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Lean Startup Challenge – Accepted

My application to Lean Startup Challenge got accepted! So the next six weeks will be super busy, but I am glad that my concept of enterprise social graph is getting traction and I am looking forward to test it the lean … Continue reading

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Boston Startup Community

It is great to be in Boston. I just love it. Besides all the benefits of the city itself (right size, culture, sport, nature, climate, time zone for business in US and Europe, Education, …) there are a couple of … Continue reading

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Relationship based visualizations in EA

Why are clusters, graphs and other relations so popular in EA? Very common in Enterprise Architecture are relationship based visualizations. This is in contrast to many other management disciplines. Most other management visualizations often come down to some sort of … Continue reading

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My profile is getting American

Just recognized today, that most of my LinkedIn profile viewers are from the USA: Ok, it is LinkedIn, whereas everybody in Germany uses XING, and I still have more contacts at XING than LinkedIn (522:471). Yet interesting to see where … Continue reading

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Enterprise Architecture is like Going Green

Starting with Enterprise Architecture is like Going Green: You will replace things that are working – but the replacement is better You will change gradually – as interdependencies are HUGE It is a long term commitment – maybe with some … Continue reading

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