This site combines the previous separate content of masteringarchimate.com and enterprisechess.com.
A new version of the ArchiMate standard has been published. People buying the PDF Mastering ArchiMate book after Nov 5, 2019 will get a free upgrade *if* I publish a new edition.
On Oct 21, I will be giving (at Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2019 in London) a half-day workshop titled “Setting up Effective Architecture Governance Without a Formal EA Framework”. Come join me (during possibly the last frantic days before Brexit)…
John Zachman is often called ‘the father of Enterprise Architecture’. Some will characterise his work as irrelevant and John a dinosaur. But he is surprisingly agile, in more ways than one.
Standardisation/rationalisation is a tool and a wish of many enterprise and it architects, focused as they are on simplification of the complex. But while superficially you can be very standardised, lifecycle events of all the parts can still turn the landscape into a ‘hard problem’. Managing lifecycles is something organisations wrestle with because of the complexities. A model to manage lifecycles of items in your landscape — called Daylight Lifecycle Management — is described.
I’ve (finally!) posted the narrated presentation of a slightly adapted version of my keynote at the Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2018: “Architecture in an Age of Agile”. Both Architecture and Agile are important aspects of maximising your success in digital…
I’ve corrected another error (again reported by Alun Champion. Thanks!) in the ArchiMate 3.0.1 sheets. The Realisation from Technology Interface to Business Interface was in the sheet twice. Not a breach of the grammar, but better to have it fixed…
If you believe much of the reporting done on quantum computing, it is around the corner. We look at how quantum computing works and how realistic it is that it will be available any time soon. With a small appendix on the continuum hypothesis.
I’ve corrected an error (reported by Alun Champion. Thanks!) in the ArchiMate 3.0.1 sheets (in the depiction of the Motivation aspect). This has been corrected. The corrected PDF (print two-sided and laminate is the best use) can be found here.
Solution to the New Year’s Eve ArchiMate quiz and celebrating half a million views on this site and 200,000 for the animation.