Posts Tagged 'best-practices'

Sep 062013

  Let me start with full disclosure: A) I am a fellow of the Lean Systems Society; and, B) I will be attending the conference. Obviously, I am a little biased. This very natural bias notwithstanding, if you find my blog posts (click here and here) of interest, I am fairly certain you will have a ball in the conference. Moreover, I believe you will step out of the conference with a few actionable insights that might surprise you. The #1 problem most of my clients are struggling with these days is complexity; #2 is that they are expected to solve the complexity problem through best practices: #3 is that I tell them something like Read more

Aug 142009

Enterprise Architecture has become a mainstream activity in large or information intensive organizations. In the past few years, the industry has seen lots of changes: “the cloud”, Enterprise 2.0, an updated Zachman Framework, unprecedented growth in TOGAF certification, maturing definition of business architecture, financial crisis and new priorities. How have these trends affected EA in different organizations? What activities are they focused on? Have they been able to hire qualified candidates? What are the new issues and challenges being faced by organizations? Several years ago, Cutter IT Journal covered the emerging best practices in EA and since then, readers have requested that we check back to explore how things are evolving. So that’s what we’re Read more