Tag Archives: business architecture

Confusing Performance and Outcome Hinders the Application of Enterprise Architecture

Most postings on online forums such as LinkedIn focus on defining Enterprise Architecture (EA).  Even a broad consensus among those that practice it consume is at its best, a difficult proposition.  Those promoting their own points of view in an attempt to clarify EA inevitably result in creating further contention, confusion and prevent those that may benefit from […]

Is your organization aligned to tackle a major initiative?

We all want to do the right thing… but what exactly is “the right thing?” The answer is certainly not absolute, it will differ by perspective and viewpoint.  What may appear to be “right” to our group, may not help the greater organization and vice versa.  In such case, what do we do? We first […]

Free Book Download: Business Transformation Made Straight-Forward

Along with Jason and Stewart, I am pleased to share this book that we published in December 2013.  This is a comprehensive book that discusses the role of architecture and capability-based thinking in helping an organization transform.  Transformation is very disruptive and there are more than a single approach to make it successful.  This book […]

A Key Element Missed by Many Training Programs

This is a slideshare presentation that I created to highlight the importance of establishing a clear understanding of the learning objectives and outcomes.  From the experience of hundreds of training programs, I have seen successes and a fair share of missed opportunities.  From the failed programs, a key them emerged: These programs lacked a clear […]