Category Archives: EA

Less Is More

In my last post I have written about the concept to compare Enterprise Architecture with the Matrix. In short: free your mind and open up for all the possibilities. There is no reason to stay inside the boundaries provided by … Continue reading

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TOGAF® and BIAN – A strong proposition for the Banking Industry | The Open Group Blog

TOGAF® and BIAN – A strong proposition for the Banking Industry By Thomas Obitz, KPMGEarlier this year, a working group led by Paul Bonnie, ING and I published a white paper on the integration of TOGAF® and BIAN, the framework … Continue reading

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MEGA – Do you know the value of enterprise architecture?

MEGA International invites you to view a brief video to get an executive perspective on the benefits of embracing enterprise architecture. While enterprise architects have long been aware of the broad business value of EA, not all potential stakeholders have … Continue reading

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10 things to consider when buying a modeling tool

1: It must have a repository (a real repository) Many tools can create drawings, e.g. Visio, but for a modeling tool to be efficient, it must have a repository to save, reuse and analyze the objects that is being created on the … Continue reading

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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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