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EA Rediscovered – Solutions Architects

In this next podcast in the “EA Rediscovered” series we will address various organizational models for Solutions Architects.   Should they report directly to a centralized EA team, provisioned as needed to guide project designs?  Should they report directly to development group leaders and be permanently resident in those communities? We are asked this question on an almost daily…
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EA Rediscovered – The Future State

One of the fundamental concepts in enterprise architecture is the creation of a Future State that holistically embodies directional guidance for decision-making.  The concept is often mis-understood and seems to have recently been lost in the noisy sea of conversations about models, frameworks, digital transformation, bimodal, driving short term results, and other methodology discussions.  In this podcast…
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What is True-EA?

True Enterprise Architecture (True-EA) is quite simply architecting the enterprise. “Isn’t this what Enterprise Architecture always has been?” you may be asking yourself. In actuality, the overwhelming majority of EA efforts that we have come in contact with over the last two decades have, in fact, been IT Enterprise Architecture (IT-EA) efforts. Tim Westbrock and…
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The EA Soapbox

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,…
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