Rapid Improvement Roadmap

EA Roadmap – Gap Analysis and Migration Planning

Enterprise Architecture is a strategy domain, practitioners are focused on achieving business outcomes. The way to achieve Business outcomes is not always a Technology solutions, it can be People, Process or just information as well. (Some people believe Information is part of Technology, just think who owns the Information aka Data). Anytime I visit any organization Read more about EA Roadmap – Gap Analysis and Migration Planning[…]

Iterative EA Current Future Gartner

Baseline Architecture – Enough is Enough

Current state or are important just enough to understand gaps between current state and future state architecture. Once the future state is developed, architect may develop enough current state to provide context and gap analysis that is needed for execution and delivery. It is very easy to get deep into the baseline, it wastes a lot Read more about Baseline Architecture – Enough is Enough[…]

Recipe of Architecture

Recipe of Architecture

Sometime back we visited one of our family friends for dinner. During dinner course, I appreciated pudding by our hostess, which triggered my wife to ask for recipe. Next week, we had a pudding at home, but it was Mango pudding instead of chocolate pudding as we tasted at friend’s place. The recipe was quintessential Read more about Recipe of Architecture[…]

Architecture Current Vs Future State

My biggest challenge while working in Traditional EA environment was current state analysis. Everyone was really big fan of current state analysis, because if we see everything, we can easily create a scope for the initiative. As you must have seen as well, by the time the current state analysis is done, depending on size Read more about Architecture Current Vs Future State[…]

Architectures – Home vs Software

After waiting for long 14 months, we got our home, newly built in a nice neighborhood. My daughter and I had been visiting home everyday ever since we signed the agreement with builder. In the beginning it was only a plot and a dream of a home. A vision of a cozy, comfortable home for my Read more about Architectures – Home vs Software[…]

Operating Model and Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture is the logic of organizing for business processes and IT infrastructure reflecting the integration and standardization requirements of company’s operating model. Above mentioned is one of many definitions of Enterprise Architecture, but the only one I came across that describes integration and standardization requirements of operating model. An operating model is in essence Read more about Operating Model and Enterprise Architecture[…]

Dr. Bernard's EA3 Cube Framework.

The Architect & The Matrix

It was about 17 years ago, I was a C++ developer in Malaysia, after a long work day, me and my roommates (who were my fellow co-coders as well) were longing for a break after a wicked release. We rented “The Matrix” movie from local store, and headed back to the paradise of couch. [Note: If Read more about The Architect & The Matrix[…]