Understand Your Organisation – Improve Your Business: An Introduction to Enterprise Architecture Modelling

Written by an industry expert with over 20 years of experience, this bite-sized book will quickly introduce you to the concepts, terminology and management of Enterprise Architecture Modelling projects. It describes how to go about documenting processes, systems, people, locations, equipment, controls, risks and opportunities so that you have a reference of what makes the … Read more

Where have all the Enterprise Architects gone?

As organisations pivot towards digital delivery methods, the best will reimagine Enterprise Architecture. In this way, digital will benefit from the gains in business intimacy, strategic insight and technology reliability which EAs have wrought on all technology delivery models since IT became an indispensable part of business success. Disruption will happen, but talented EAs are … Read more

The empty brain

Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer. No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethovens 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies of words, pictures, grammatical rules or any other kinds of … Read more

Steven Alter: Work System Basics

The following summary is based on Work System Theory: Overview of Core Concepts, Extensions, and Challenges for the Future, which was published in 2013 in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems. The summary covers the following topics: Work system definition and special cases, Work system framework, Work system life cycle model, Work system … Read more