Category: Kurumsal Mimari

ITIL Foundations: What Is a Service?

What is a Service? ITIL defines a Service as “a means of delivering value to customers by facilitating outcomes customers want to achieve without  the ownership of specific costs and risks.” In other words, when we do something for another party that gives them something they want or value, we’re providing a service. Generally  speaking, …

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Thread: Enterprise Architecture

Objective If the primary objective of Enterprise Architecture is to provide a shared framework for problems and solutions at enterprise (business processes), systems (supporting functionalities), and platforms (technologies) levels, concerns and boundaries of the corresponding architectures are to be consolidated within a shared conceptual framework  that could make the whole of EA greater than the sum of its parts.

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IT Transformation Storymap

Enterprise Architecture: Don’t Be a Fool with a Tool

Last month I referred to the cult comedy Office Space when I posed the question, Is Enterprise Architecture Completely Broken? After speaking with two authorities on The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), perhaps I had the wrong film. A better choice: Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Apparently, Enterprise Architecture is not dead yet. In …

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Agile Enterprise Architecture Finally Crosses the Chasm

In my first article for Forbes, I asked whether Enterprise Architecture (EA) was completely broken. My conclusion: executives seeking digital transformations of their organizations require a more agile approach to architecture than traditional EA has been able to offer. Instead, architects must treat the enterprise itself as a complex system, driving business agility as an …

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Climbing the ladder from EITA to EA

One of the most common problems in Enterprise Architecture, and one I get asked about routinely, is the “ladder” problem.  Many Enterprise Architecture teams are formed by assembling a group of talented technologists into a team and giving them a charter to “go do EA.”  The problem is that most of these teams have no …

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Ten Ways to Kill An Enterprise Architecture Practice

Have you seen practices that you know could kill an Enterprise Architecture practice?  I have.  A recent LinkedIn thread asked for examples, and I came up with my top ten.  I’d love to hear your additions to the list. How to screw up an EA practice Get a senior leader to ask for EA without …

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Bankacılıkta Yeni Trendler

Bankacılık sektörünün usta isimlerinden Brett King tarafından yayınlanan ve önümüzdeki on yıl içerisinde, sektörde beklenen trendleri görebileceğimiz çalışmaya göz atmakta fayda var. Benim en çok ilgimi çeken “Hyper connected customers” oldu. Bu yaklaşım; perakende ve telekom başta olmak üzere, diğer sektörleri de mutlaka etkileyecektir.

Enterprise Architecture Certifications Distilled

Year after year I am finding that Enterprise Architecture certifications are becoming more important to architects. Back in 2007, I remember reading an article from Gene Leganza called, “Is EA Certification Important?”. In that article he stated that 65% of the people he had surveyed stated that EA certification is not important but he also noted that …

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SOA? ESB? What is all this?

Lots of nice articles have been published on the net on both Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Enterprise Server Bus (ESB). This topic is being discussed quite heavily for last few years but started gaining weight as ESBs started getting more and more matured. To start this series, I am planning to put together information …

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