Category Archives: Collaboration

How to build your corporate EA Function inspired by Google’s Design function

How Google built their central design function (known as UXA – User Experience Alliance) can be a lesson and guidance on how to built a central EnterpriseArchitects function. This dawned on my reading the great Fast Company article about how design finally made … Continue reading

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More connections on LinkedIn than XING

As I was connecting to some further participants and mentors of the LeanStartupChallenge on LinkedIn I made another observation. It is not only visible that my profile itself is more American, but today is the first time I have more connections … Continue reading

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My LinkedIn Network

My LinkedIn Network As we are working on the Enterprise Social Graph I discovered this nice visualizaton of my LinkedIn Network.   Would you be interested in overlaying this with your Email communication or Calendar data to help you build stronger … Continue reading

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Enterprise Social Graph Are you interested in knowing how your organization really works and how departments are connected? Identify bottlenecks and pain points in your employees networks and in the relationships with partners and vendors. Stay tuned here: http://www.smart360biz.com/enterprise-social-graph/

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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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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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