- EBA – Art or science?
- Hello world…
- Let it go… and let it break
- Functional Dependency Map – Follow Up
- Analysts and architects
- Analysis and architecture
- Process or Capability Architecture
- The art of compromise: Designing deliverable architectures
- Business Architecture: How long?
- Help needed – How tactical should my architecture be?
- EBA and the Program Office
- Functional Dependency Map
- Processes are NOT part of a business architecture
- Business Architecture Briefings – Getting off on the right foot
- Capabilities and your roadmap
Category Archives: Philosophy of EBA
In a previous post I talked about how we segregate the roles and accountabilities of business analysts and architects in our organisation. I also stated my belief that the “business analyst and architect role are not quite as far apart … Continue reading
An interesting post from Nick Malik recently about how process architectures and capability architectures are different – picking up on an article from Paul Harmon. I’ll be very interested to see the promised “later blog posts”. In the meantime, though, … Continue reading
Interesting article from Jeff Scott at Forrester. The headline for me was “63% [of survey respondents] thought they could create the core business architecture in less than two years” followed up by his caution that this was over-optimistic. I have a lot … Continue reading
Yeah, the title of this post probably didn’t give you much to go on did it? Let me explain… We’re in a service business where our key customers are corporate customers rather than individuals. Our strategy calls for us to … Continue reading
I recently had a chance to look into the detail of the P3O work being done by the Office for Government Commerce here in the UK. Now, while I don’t agree with everything they propose as best practice (more on … Continue reading
A key question for business architecture in my view. Definitions: Diversity – a point of difference Divergence – separation, division, variation, deviation Architecture needs to support the diversity required by a business while controlling the divergence inherent in the people nature of a business. The way you authenticate … Continue reading
One of my quirks is that I like to collect aphorisms about change and architecture. One of my favourites is “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”. You can be the most brilliant architect … Continue reading