Migrating enterprise architecture from discipline to practice

Part I: Scepticism about the enterprise architecture contribution Everyone who is involved in vision, strategy, and architecture activities has noticed through many posts, articles, and forums the following sceptic assessment regarding the role of EA: Enterprise architecture is not yet capable to deliver what it promised as benefits, nor to deliver a tangible and realContinue reading “Migrating enterprise architecture from discipline to practice”

The Secret of Architecture

Do you want to know the biggest Secret of Architecture ? Let’s discover it. But first, do you already know what Architecture is ? Do you know what Enterprise Architecture is ? It is an Art ! And it is fun how easy questions like that imply many answers, from the simplest to the mostContinue reading “The Secret of Architecture”

Architecture as a Success

In this website, you will see Architecture as a Service, as the most powerful implementation of Enterprise Architecture. The power goes beyond imagination. One can start this implementation with EA in a Box, EA for IT, and EA for Biz. In this article, we will see how to never fail, and always succeed to implementContinue reading “Architecture as a Success”

The Best of Architecture

Many implementations of Enterprise Architecture have failed or are failing to deliver value to the business. Architecture frameworks are seen unfairly inefficient, and Enterprise Architects see their jobs as disappearing in the next years. While there are many links on mistakes to avoid while implementing an EA capability. Enterprise Architecture is a very great discipline.Continue reading “The Best of Architecture”

Architecture for Innovation

Architecture for Innovation Architecture as a Service EA as a Service is the most powerful implementation of Enterprise Architecture for any organization. EA in a Box is the best way for an Enterprise Architect to start this journey. Identify your business context, assess where to deliver the maximum value, adapt, and start implementing the firstContinue reading “Architecture for Innovation”

Architecture as a Gift

Architecture as a Gift Architecture as a Service Architecture as a Service is the most modern and efficient way to implement Enterprise Architecture within an organization. This concept unlocks the full power of this great discipline. It maximizes the value delivered by Architects for the business. Architecture as a Service is so great that itContinue reading “Architecture as a Gift”

Don’t Bet on Architecture

Don’t Bet on Architecture A business leader is willing to sell new IT managed services to her/his clients. She/He has not involved IT department, and the firm has no role for Enterprise Architect or Architecture team. The business leader really wants to go fast. The business case is settled, approved by the executive committee, asContinue reading “Don’t Bet on Architecture”

The Art of Architecture

The Art of Architecture Architecture is defined in many places, e.g. in Wikipedia, or TOGAF, which stands as a standard framework for Enterprise Architecture. Like TOGAF, let’s take ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010:2011 definition :The fundamental concepts or properties of a system in its environment embodied in its elements, relationships, and in the principles of its design andContinue reading “The Art of Architecture”