Monthly Archives: February 2010

An Evolution for My Eyes Triggers Some Thoughts

By | February 24, 2010

On Friday February 19, 2010, I underwent laser eye surgery (Intralase Sub-Bowman’s Keratomileusis) to correct my short sightedness. I have worn glasses since I was 6 years old and contact lenses since I was 16. Over the past 15 years, I developed an allergic reaction to the protein buildup on the contact lenses and had… Read More »

Mentorship … we need to do more of this

By | February 23, 2010

I was fortunate to be asked to participate as a mentor to a Computer Systems student in our Bachelor of Technology program this fall. This is a real honour and something that I value having the opportunity to do. I graduated from BCIT in 1987 and the skills taught me by my instructors and my… Read More »

Enterprise Architects – What attributes do you look for?

By | February 14, 2010

Building on my previous post Starting Your EA Practice – What roles would you pick?, this post looks at attributes of individuals and suggests some that have worked in our strategic practices of which Enterprise Architecture is one. When my colleague and friend, Dave Cresswell and I started working towards building an EA practice, we… Read More »