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Mapping the EA Ecosystem

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:44:52 +0000

Over the years, I have been gathering links and metadata about enterprise architecture relevant resources, books, and most recently, academic articles. I share this over at Back in 2005, I called it my personomy. Over the years, it has become quite a large collection with over 1500 resources. I try and tidy up dead...


Sat, 21 Nov 2015 16:33:15 +0000

I am honoured to be a member of the advisory board of Europe’s Foremost Independent Enterprise Architecture Conference, IRMUK EAC/BPM 2016 Conference, which will be held in London on 13-16 June 2016. The Call for Speakers has been announced – to submit a speaking proposal now, click here.  We will be choosing keynotes, conference sessions and workshops on the following examples...

Reviewing with music

Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:24:10 +0000

Having spent most of the day doing reviews of submissions to a conference, I’m starting to this that may we could replace the standard reporting, like this: How about: “If your paper was a song, it would be this: “. Like: Rejection: Accept with modifications: Strong acceptance:

Beyond IT Strategy: Digital Strategies for the 21st Century

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:07:12 +0000

Call for Book Chapters Beyond IT Strategy: Digital Strategies for the 21st Century In the 21st century, the presence of technology is ubiquitous. Computers have moved from batch processing in the back-office through word processing in the front office to being the medium that glues together organisations, supply chains, and customers. Being digital across any...

The Value Of Design Research

Sat, 24 May 2014 19:04:57 +0000

Calling enterprise designers and enterprise architects: Join us in Paris! Note that the deadline for abstracts is June 14, but full paper not due until October. And the conference is in April 2015. I am chairing track 24 and would love to see lots of submissions about enterprise design and enterprise architecture.  Please read the...


Fri, 15 Nov 2013 06:48:17 +0000

The Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations (FEAPO), a “worldwide association of professional organizations which have come together to provide a forum to standardize, professionalize, and otherwise advance the discipline of Enterprise Architecture (EA)”, has announced and published their EA Perspectives White Paper, ”Common Perspective on Enterprise Architecture”. The Great Debate — what is enterprise architecture...

EA Voices 1.1

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 22:26:55 +0000

The EA Voices Apps have been updated. The Android version is now in Google Play, and should flag up if you already have it installed. The iOS version is being reviewed by Apple now; this may well take a while. The new version has a new look and feel, as seen to the right. The main design...

Beyond Alignment Book

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 21:24:30 +0000

I am pleased to announce that our new book, Beyond Alignment: Applying Systems Thinking in Architecting Enterprises (ISBN 9781848901162) is now available via, and should be available internationally any day now. The book is a comprehensive reader about how enterprises can apply systems thinking in their enterprise architecture practice, for business transformation and for strategic execution. The book’s contributors find...

Farewell, Journal

Wed, 22 May 2013 23:16:35 +0000

The May number of the Journal of Enterprise Architecture is now available to AEA members. This number contains a good blend of fine articles: Editor’s Corner: John Gøtze Architect in the Spotlight: Chris Bird Towards Enterprise Architecture-Infused Organizations By Bjorn Cumps, Stijn Viaene, Pascal Dussart, Joachim Vanden Brande The EARScorecard – An Instrument to Assess the Effectiveness...

Right Sourcing. Right Now.

Sun, 12 May 2013 17:34:29 +0000

Right Sourcing: Enabling Collaboration is now available for ordering from the publisher (US, UK). The book puts forward the proposal that the modern enterprise must fundamentally rethink its ‘sourcing equation’ to become or remain viable. By presenting perspectives on sourcing from 21 different contributors, the editors hope to enable and inspire readers to make better-informed decisions....