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.
Month: August 2019
Lifecycle Management – Let the Sunshine in
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 Sunshine Lifecycle Management — is described.
“Architecture in an Age of Agile” is online
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…