Category Archives: EnterpriseArchitecture

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If in doubt leave it out – 10 Golden Rules of Enterprise Architecture

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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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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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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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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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EA Visualization – Roadmap/Gantt Chart/Life-Cycle

A popular visualization within Enterprise Architecture is the Roadmap or Gantt Chart. Sometimes also called a Masterplan or Timeline. The roadmap diagram presents a timeline showing periods and status information of e.g. applications, projects, servers or business units. Sometimes the … Continue reading

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