The Architecture Crystal Ball: Predictions for 2012

I have had the opportunity to read several documents containing estimations on what the chief architects and CIOs should expect of the concept of Enterprise Architecture in 2012. As a result I have made some thoughts of my own, and my thoughts have been delimited to what could happen in Scandinavia. There are reasons for when or where the organization should develop. Most of the articles that I have read in order to identify the potential development of Enterprise Architecture in 2012 were developed by American organizations and my assumption is that American organizations usually apply an American approach to dealing with…

Innovation in an Enterprise Architecture Context: Innovating the Business Processes, Technological Services and Corporate Strategies.

Innovation This blog post deals with innovation in regards to the Enterprise Architecture program. I’ve been able to identify two different approaches to innovation. The first approach to innovation is what I define as incremental innovation. The second approach to innovation is radical innovation. In most cases incremental innovation is innovation in social systems where small improvements have been introduced to the social systems. Likewise is radical innovations forms of innovations that fundamentally changes the social systems e.g. how they work or how they interact with one another. Likewise is the concept of innovation extremely context dependable. For one social system a…

The Foundation for Coherency Management: A Framework for Change.

A Framework for Organization to Embrace Coherency Management When an organization choses to pursuit the implementation of Coherency Management then it the organization have to focus on organizational change. The idea of the organizational change is when the managers, middle managers and the employees will have to work in a different way and humans and organization culture have a tendency to be conservative and react hostile against change. For this the Coherency Architect should focus on how create the proper form of change within the organization. A Quick Summary of Coherency Management Coherency Management deals with how to achieve alignment, agility and…

Bushido of the Coherency Architect: The Ways of the Coherency Architect to Efficiently Apply Suitable Solutions!

The Path to Improvement The focus is to combine lean, Toyota Production System, Enterprise Architect and Coherency Management into a guide line like the Bushido: The ways of the warrior. The main principle of Coherency Management is to implement a holistic management approach that enables the management to achieve alignment, assurance and agility. Enterprise Architecture is the foundation of achieving Coherency Management and it is possible to combine that with efficiency to achieve an enterprise that have a lesser amount of slack and adds more value to its share holders and customers. First of all an Enterprise Architecture program has to be…

Extending and formalizing the framework for Information Systems Architecture

The Concept of the Framework The framework can in some ways be compared to techniques such as the flowchart (that was introduced by John von Neumann back in 1945. The flowchart is fine for many different issues and a flowchart is good to illustrate algorithms and flow of goods and processes. Entity – relationship diagrams are used to show entities among various objects, processes and databases. The purpose of the framework is to show how everything fits together and how they interacts. There are 30 boxes that are organized in six columns. The 30 cells or boxes are indeed intended to subject…