Enterprise architecture governance should not be hard. When the stakeholders understand the work to realize their objectives, they perform the core of governance—direction and control. They direct everyone with an implementation role to do the right thing, and execution controls ensure the work is done. We can divide all governance activity into enterprise architecture governance […]
Too many Enterprise Architecture teams fail – they miss the mark, squander their chance and are shut down. Other Enterprise Architecture teams are World-Class. EA teams enable moving from good to great, enabling strategy, and empower excellence. This is a big, bold claim. Enough doers are making these changes happen right now that clear guidance […]
At the February Open Group conference Conexiam’s Ed Harrington & KPN’s Stuart Boardman will present on Enterprise Architecture & Sustainability. Sustainability is not just about carbon footprint and it’s certainly not just about that nice CSR badge on your website. It’s a basic concern of every enterprise, starting with the question of how sustainable the […]
The Government of Canada has established enterprise architecture practice as a government-wide culture. This has been achieved through a series of incremental changes to management practice over the past two decades. The result is a management approach that has strong enterprise architecture underpinnings. In this talk, we will explore the initiatives that have created this […]
Real Enterprise Architecture Roadmaps don’t have roads. Use scenarios to manage uncertainty & the lifecycle of your roadmap.
At a recent team meeting, we were talking about the things we do for fun – a common theme was enjoying the wilder parts of our planet. Listening to the wolves in Algonquin Park, researching grizzly bears in the Rockies, dodging Polar Bears in the Arctic, boating with the Killer Whales in the Pacific, visiting […]