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Thoughts from the London EA Summit

by Elise Olding  |  May 19, 2011

I was part of the Gartner EA summit in London last week. There were 400 attendees from more than 30 countries. Betsy Burton, VP and distinguished analyst gave a compelling...

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What’s Next: The Gamification of Everything

by Brian Burke  |  January 27, 2011

Gamification is set to become a important trend, impacting many areas of business and society.  Gamification can be described as the application of game mechanics to non-game environments.  The gamification...

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Demonstrating EA and IT Value is not Theoretical

by Mike Rollings  |  October 29, 2010

Recently, Twitter #entarch has erupted in the recurring discussion about the value of enterprise architecture. I say 'recurring' because illustrating value is a constant challenge for IT and especially for...

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Enterprise architects are mad as hell and not going to take this anymore

by Mike Rollings  |  October 22, 2010

Okay, enterprise architects, this is your chance to join a fellow architect and go scream out the window.  Just like in the movie Network where longtime news anchor Howard Beale...

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John Zachman is Dead, Long Live John Zachman

by Philip Allega  |  September 1, 2010

Typically, the world of EA is boring.  All bets are off as John Zachman goes to court and questions are raised about the near term and long term effects to...

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Business Architecture is Part of Enterprise Architecture

by Philip Allega  |  August 30, 2010

A common misperception being hyped in EA circles concerns the notion that business architecture is something different from enterprise architecture. This is a blatant attempt to classify EA as something...

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Tour by Architects: Lessons for Enterprise Architecture

by Philip Allega  |  August 19, 2010

I took a tour of The Pearl Brewery last week, led by REAL ARCHITECTS.  Although I'm not associated with such building architects normally, I was pleased to see how ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE is...

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Are Enterprise Architects Left-Handed?

by Philip Allega  |  August 13, 2010

Today, 13 August, is International Left Handers Day.  According to Wikipedia, 7-10% of the population are left handed, linkshander, sinistra, linkerhanden, vanster, bal, izquierda.  I, too, am left-handed.  As many...

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Is EA really BVR (Business Value Realization)?

by Philip Allega  |  August 10, 2010

Recent conversations with mature, and leading, practitioners and vendors who support organizations engaged in the process of enterprise architecture (EA) are revealing a common trend: doing EA without ever using the...

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