Conexiam Blog

We sit and listen to the explanation of how the world can be improved. It sounds plausible. Sadly, our practitioner is...

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February 18, 2017 | Architecture Graveyard

The Architecture Graveyard: Trap #53 Starting from Scratch

The sad autumnal sounds of a practitioner starting from scratch. Most of the time practitioners working in low-maturity...

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February 13, 2017 | Architecture Graveyard

The Architecture Graveyard: Trap #67 Confusing Roles

The specialist stands speaks and assumes that their view of the world is definitive and we shall line-up and march to...

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February 05, 2017 | Architecture Graveyard

The Architecture Graveyard: Trap #16 Just the Diagram

We have all seen a practitioner show up with a carefully drafted diagram that showed how some elements of a system...

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February 02, 2017 | Architecture Graveyard

The Architecture Graveyard: Trap #2 Not Making Progress

There is a frankly alarming trend in the EA profession: short-lived EA Teams. The average lifecycle of an EA team is 2...

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January 29, 2017 | Architecture Graveyard

The Architecture Graveyard: Trap #1 Owning Decision Rights

You have heard the phrases: 'if we only had a mandate'; 'we need a design authority'; 'the business unit is doing their...

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January 28, 2017 | Architecture Graveyard

Architecture Graveyard

Far too many EA Teams are destined for the Architecture Graveyard. Currently the lifecycle of EA teams is short - a...

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