Monthly Archives: September 2011

Conceptual, Logical, Physical: It is Simple by: John A. Zachman

I don’t know why everybody has so much trouble figuring out the difference between Conceptual, Logical and Physical… let me explain this one more time… via Conceptual, Logical, Physical: It is Simple by: John A. Zachman.

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Are Business Process Management and Business Architecture a perfect match? | The Open Group Blog

by Serge Thorn, Architecting the Enterprise Whenever I suggest collaboration between these two worlds, I always observe some sort of astonishment from my interlocutors. Many Enterprise Architects or Business Architects do not realise there may be synergies. Business Process Management … Continue reading

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Enterprise Architecture as Business Capabilities Architecture | “To Be” Enterprise Architecture

“Why do enterprise systems like SAP fail in some companies yet succeed in others? Clearly, the interrelationship between technology and process, skills and culture was not taken into account.” Dana Bredmeyer in Enterprise Architecture as Business Capabilities Architecture. via Enterprise … Continue reading

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Companies are keeping CIO’s outside influence

According to an article in the business daily Børsen companies are keeping the CIO outside influence by not involving the CIO in strategic decisions in the board of directors. This is of course a problem, but to me it is … Continue reading

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What’s the point of this ‘EA metamodel’?

The EA Blogs has this very interessting article on meta-model. The meta-model is a cornestone is a model driven approach. I’ve been writing a lot recently about metamodels for enterprise-architecture and the like: but what’s the point? Why bother? Why all this … Continue reading

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Model Driven Enterprise Architecture

I have been describing organisations for a decade now using different types of models, process, application architecture etc., and I am always amazed off how little understanding or appreciation of models that organisations in general have. This blog is about … Continue reading

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