Tag Archives: business analysis

Higher Ed CIO Challenge 1 – Globalization of Education

by | July 3, 2012

This is the first of a three part series on Challenges for Higher Education CIOs – Globalization of Education. The delivery of education has become a global business.  The number of students from K to 12 aged populations in North America are decreasing, putting pressure on education institutions to look for customers in global markets. … Read more »

Business Analytics Anyone?

by | January 11, 2012

Today, I participated in a focus group to help start up the BCIT School of Business Business Analytics Centre of Excellence.  The room was full of Business Intelligence/Analytics/Insight leaders from around Vancouver.  We were brought together by Ed Bosman and Karen Plesner both instructors in the BCIT School of Business.  Karen facilitated a two hour discussion… Read more »

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 »

Lecturing on EA @ BCIT – Rethinking my Approach

by | January 26, 2010

Tonight, I had the privilege of being a guest lecturer on Enterprise Architecture for a class at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. My colleague Brian Hosier invited me to give an overview of EA for his students. I had to do some serious chopping of my 2 hour workshop to get things down to… 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 »

EA’s, what would you say if you had a chance to talk to a group of BA’s?

by | November 29, 2007

I have the honour to speak to the International Institute of Business Analysis (Vancouver, BC, Canada Chapter) tomorrow at a Lunch and Learn session. I will be speaking about how we built a Strategic Practice group that uses EA as the framework to guide other practices like Security, Program Management and of course Business Analysis. … Read more »