Monthly Archives: July 2009

Educause 2008 – interview about BCIT EA (podcast)

By | July 29, 2009

At the Educause 2008 conference (October 2008), in addition to co-leading a pre-conference course on EA, I was interviewed about BCIT’s Enterprise Architecture development and practice.  In the podcast, I  summarize how we got started, our EA journey and some tips on what things worked for us.  Here is a link to a series of interviews… Read More »

Technology Governance in a Simple Model

By | July 28, 2009

I talked about a technology governance model that has evolved over the past 5 years in our organization in many previous posts. I realize now that I have not actually explained the model, so here we go! When we received approval to proceed with a strategic initiative to leverage technology to support teaching, learning, research and… Read More »

EA Communication Plan Development

By | July 20, 2009

Serge Thorn wrote an excellent post called “Development of an Enterprise Architecture Communication Plan“. I really enjoyed the read and completely agree that communication is a key success factor for the success of any enterprise architecture practice. In the post, Serge set the stage by making a case for why a communication plan is key:… Read More »

Adaptive Leadership in EA

By | July 14, 2009

Andy Blumenthal wrote a great post “Adaptive Leaders Rule the Day“. In his post, Andy reviewed a Harvard Business Review July 2009 article “Leadership in a (Permanent) Crisis” and commented on the article’s insights on adaptive leadership. I really liked Andy’s quote “Leaders need a proverbial “toolkit” of successful behaviors to succeed and even more… Read More »