Top-Performing EA Teams – A Panel Discussion

I had the opportunity last week to moderate two panels at the Troux Worldwide Conference. The first panel included EAdirections’ Tim Westbrock along with Mike Walker from Microsoft, Aleks Buterman from SenseAgility and Paul Preiss from IASA. The theme of the panel was a general discussion on characteristics of top-performing EA Teams. To begin the conversation, I asked each panelist to … Read more

Future of EA as a Profession – Tim in Calgary and Michigan

I recently presented at an AOGEA chapter meeting in Michigan.  The topic they asked me to present involved my view points on the profession of Enterprise Architect.   I will also be presenting on this topic at the CEAF Meeting in Calgary on October 20, 2009. Title:  “EA Profession:  What’s Changing and What’s Not?” Enterprise Architecture … Read more

EA-Certified: To Be or Not To Be?

We have been getting a lot of questions on the value of Enterprise Architecture (EA) certifications in the last 6 months. There seems to have been an increase in the offerings of EA certifications. Like many elements associated with EA, such as tools, frameworks, methods, continued maturation is evident. However, EAdirections generally cautions its clients … Read more