Welcome to the introductory episode of the The EA Soapbox podcast series. The mentors of EAdirections are climbing up on their EA Soapbox to present you with Simple Objective Actionable Practical advice on Enterprise Architecture and other related disciplines, from strategy and planning through portfolio management and enabling solutions. It is very much about people, … Read more
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the Internet of Things, from both a personal perspective and as it applies to EA. In fact, I wrote about it in my “From the Editor” column in the most recent Architecture and Governance magazine (v12n2): I once thought consumer-oriented “Internet of Things” (IoT) device were novelties. The … Read more
Below you will see the content of a previous post, reposted for a couple of reasons. One, I had a recent conversation with a client about this topic which brought it to front of mind. Second, I have been having a lot of conversations with clients, prospects, George, and some of our peers regarding the … Read more
I recently saw a post in a LinkedIn forum (AEA) positing this questions. Here is my response: If EA is truly business strategy driven, and encompasses all domains, including security, operations and organization (in addition to the traditional domains of business, info/data, app and infrastructure), then there is no such thing as IT strategy. The … Read more
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The question for public sector organizations is no longer “Should we?” Now it is “What is the Best Way …?” E-government, the web-based online delivery of government services to its constituents, is the norm at all levels – federal, provincial/state, county and municipal – in developed countries. In developing countries, it is even becoming more … Read more
A lot of attention – in the media, on EA-oriented websites, at conferences, and in the minds of enterprise architects themselves – is devoted to EA frameworks. What are they? Should I use one? If so, which one? What do I use it for? It’s time to stop the questions and figure out once and … Read more
Transformation is the latest concept to capture the attention of business and IT executives alike. Driven by a combination of improving economics, changes in the competitive landscape, a flurry of mergers and acquisitions and more aggressive public policy objectives, most enterprises are moving from a tactical to an increasingly strategic stance. Even the U.S. Federal … Read more