(What I consider to be) my key articles on (governance and fundamentals of) IT and EA in general. Easily accessible from here.
The answers to the July 2020 ArchiMate Quiz are given. The post analyses aspects of ArchiMate 3.1's derivation rules. The analysis links to more generic issues. Uncle Ludwig returns.
The last quiz was quite a while ago I am sorry to say. But today I am offering a new one. My quizzes in the past often where there to illustrate some weirdness in ArchiMate or something that could trip…
After recently releasing the Russian version of my Free ArchiMate overview PDF download (updated from ArchiMate 3.0.1 to ArchiMate 3.1), I've published the English ones. Also available via the top menu of this site. Enjoy.
7 ноября прошлого года, вскоре после выхода ArchiMate 3.1, я написал, что, вероятно, обновлю свою книгу и блог об ArchiMate 3.1. Сегодня я выполняю свое обещание, выпустив небольшое обновление моих обзорных листов ArchiMate (ArchiMate Overview Sheets) — краткого визуального справочника…
Our massive use of IT (the information revolution with its information inertia and its fast but stupid behaviour) is enabling our innate behaviour to surge against our learned behaviour and that is severely damaging the social structures we humans have created. Why is this happening and what can we do about it?
The amount of IT we have brought in the world is turning the human species into something 'extended'. IT has behaviour and as such is an amplifier of our intentions. IT is us, it is inseparable from us. What culture does your organisation's IT embody?
Because of the sheer volume of IT in the world, the behaviour of IT itself is becoming more and more an 'independent' factor, and we humans are adapting to it. Digital enterprise, digital transformation, Agile and DevOps are all illustrations of this tipping pont in the information revolution.
Long ago, when computing started the ones starting it were mathematicians. This was logical as the machines were machines executing logic, the mathematician's bread and butter. This has led to a few side-effects that make it harder to manage IT well.
I wish you all a good 2020. I've been very busy with necessary to do's (such as migrating my infrastructure, house renovations, etc.) and that has prevented me from writing much. I expect to return to writing pretty soon. In…