Something is (still) rotten in the kingdom of artificial intelligence

Nobody can deny that artificial intelligence (or machine learning, deep learning, or cognitive computing) is booming these days. And — as before, as this is in fact the second round for AI — the hype is almost unlimited. But there…

Panta Rhei — How more ‘agile’ can make you less agile

Agile and DevOps are on the rise. Hardly anyone these days defends up-front design approaches or project-based over product-based change. It seems to many that 'agile' is seen as a free pass for unlimited change. This is an illusion. Working…

The worst enterprise architecture anti-pattern of them all

In the world of real enterprises, enterprise architecture is a weak discipline. It doesn't play a role of any real substance in most medium-large enterprises, which are exactly the enterprises that can profit most from its goals: the management of…

Answer for “An #ArchiMate Quiz Question”

It's been a while (Oct 8), but the answer for the Quiz Question had to wait for the release of this renewed website. I put out a quiz question and received various answers. The best answers were by Samuel Rinnetmäki…

Mastering #ArchiMate Edition III hardcover is in production

Just a small note. Today, I approved the proof of the Mastering ArchiMate III book from Ingram. This means that as of now the book is in production and can be ordered. In the coming weeks it will appear for…

Meet me at the ArchiMate User Group Meeting on Wednesday Oct 25, 2017

On October 25, 2017 from 14:00-17:00, there will be at the open (no need to register for the conference) inaugural ArchiMate User Group Meeting hosted by The Open Group. I plan to attend this meeting, so if you want to…