Monthly Archives: August 2009

More on Maturing EA using a CMM Roadmap

By | August 27, 2009

Gene Leganza, Forrester VP Research wrote a post today titled “Babies, Bath Water, and Enterprise Architecture Maturity Models”. He gave an overview of why he discounted capability maturity models in the past as a technique for maturing EA.  In the post, Gene wrote positively about the roadmap approach we use to plan, mature and assess our EA practice – our EA… Read More »

Consistency in Technology Solution Delivery

By | August 24, 2009

In my conversation with Gene Leganza, Forrester VP Research last week ( @gleganza), we spoke about how to address delivering technology in a consistent manner. It inspired me to write this post about our Solutions Council. Here goes: How do you handle service requests in your IT organization? Have you adopted an IT Service Management… Read More »

Gartner’s Emergent Architecture – Is this really a new approach?

By | August 15, 2009

On August 11th, Gartner announced a “new approach for enterprise architecture” that they labelled “Emergent Architecture”.  I got a chance to read some responses from Todd Biske, Mike Rollings, and Dion Hinchcliffe.  Thanks for the great insights and commentary. In the press release, Bruce Robertson, Gartner Research VP states the two characteristics of “Emergent EA”:… Read More »