By Stuart Boardman, KPN Ruth Malan recently tweeted a link to a piece by Alistair Cockburn about the Last Responsible Moment concept (LRM) in Lean
By Raghuraman Krishnamurthy, Cognizant Technology Solutions If your enterprise is predominantly a consumer goods enterprise, you would have noticed tectonic shifts in the marketing focus.
If we can understand IT (where appropriate) as part of the business of the enterprise, then we are automatically addressing alignment and are neither elevating IT architecture to the ultimate goal of EA nor treating it as a marginally relevant utility. It could be that in the process we discover areas where our methods need to be fleshed out – or simply to incorporate/interoperate with other existing methods for those areas.
by Serge Thorn, Architecting the Enterprise Whenever I suggest collaboration between these two worlds, I always observe some sort of astonishment from my interlocutors. Many
Listen to our recorded podcast on defining the role and scope of the Business Architect, or read the transcript. This podcast was recorded by Dana Gardner of Interarbor Solutions in conjunction with The Open Group Conference, Austin 2011.
For EA to earn its glorious position of the overall enterprise-wide architecture management function, it needs business embracement. What are some of the areas where EA can focus on giving the business flavor?