McKinsey seems to be the first 'big consultancy' that really frees itself from outdated, ineffective, orthodox enterprise architecture notions.
Category: Architecture Principles
Architecture principles considered harmful
Architecture principles are a very popular tool in the enterprise architect's tool box. The underlying concept of 'comply or explain', however, makes them particularly toxic. [This article originally appeared on InfoWorld in 2015. It has been reproduced here to have…
Presentation Chess and the Art of EA available on YouTube
I have given presentations of my story several times in the last years. From guest lectures at a university to conferences (3 hours) to presentations such as the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit (45 minutes). I've recorded an audio track with the…
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New Enterprise Architecture Column: On Slippery Ice
Principles and guidelines are not architecture, and if your main product is principles and guidelines, you’re not an architect.