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Crossing the Enterprise Architecture Chasm

Enterprise Architecture Chasm What is the Enterprise Architecture Chasm?  First, a quick Google search didn’t find any previous references to the term Enterprise Architecture Chasm, at least not in the context I’m using it.  So what am I talking about?  We need … Continue reading

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Crossing the EA Chasm: Automating Enterprise Architecture Modeling #2

[Updated November 6, 2016: Added Database/Web Services Farm Example #2] In the previous article Crossing the EA Chasm: Automating Enterprise Architecture Modeling, I included a simple example of how a current state enterprise architecture model can be created and maintained automatically. The … Continue reading

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Crossing the EA Chasm: Automating Enterprise Architecture Modeling #1

If you have been following my Crossing the EA Chasm blog series (and related articles), you’ll have noticed a number of common themes: How to challenge the Enterprise Architecture Chasm (and The Strategy Chasm) Use of Open Repository Strategies for unlocking and automating … Continue reading

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Crossing the EA Chasm: Enterprise Architecture Diagrams Your Grandmother (and CIO) Will Love

[Updated October 13, 2016] Let’s face it – not everyone is in love with the traditional enterprise architecture diagrams that are based on the ArchiMate* standard. Here, more or less, is a typical ArchiMate view. Figure 1. A Traditional ArchiMate View: … Continue reading

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Crossing the EA Chasm: Open Repository Strategies for Enterprise Architecture

[Updated October 27, 2016] In a recent posting (Crossing the Enterprise Architecture Chasm), I offered a definition for the term Enterprise Architecture Chasm, the practical gap that will always exist between enterprise architecture and an organization’s systems, strategies, assets, and processes … Continue reading

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Crossing the Chasm: Progressive​ Enterprise Architecture Model (PEAM)

[Updated October 5, 2016] Inspired by Gerben Wierda’s thoughtful discussion about how the full framework is depicted in the new ArchiMate* 3.0 specification (An AchiMate 3 Map (Layers? What Layers! — 1)), I’m going to suggest there’s another level of improvement that can … Continue reading

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Michael Herman, Enterprise Architect and Data Scientist: #Graphitization Inventor

COPYRIGHT © 2016-2017 by Michael Herman, Seattle, Washington and Toronto, Canada. All rights reserved. Michael Herman is an expert when it comes to the mathematical modeling, analysis, and visualization of almost everything: Large enterprise organizations, Commercial, global-scale, cloud services platforms, … Continue reading

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What are the differences between improving the design (and operation) of an aircraft engine, a muscle car, a large enterprise, and/or an integrated commercial global cloud services platform …all running at hyperscale?

COPYRIGHT © 2016-2017 by Michael Herman, Toronto, Canada. All rights reserved. Question: What are the differences between improving the design (and operation) of: an aircraft engine, a muscle car, a large enterprise, and/or an integrated commercial global cloud services platform … Continue reading

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Crossing the EA Chasm: #Graphitization of ArchiMate 3.0 – Iteration 2

COPYRIGHT © 2016-2017 by Michael Herman, Toronto, Canada. All rights reserved. First Draft: April 5, 2017 This article documents a number of parallel efforts to improve the usability, understandability, utility, and correctness of the ArchiMate 3.0 Specification. In particular, this … Continue reading

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Crossing the EA Chasm: ArchiMate 3.0, fix it or re-purpose it?

COPYRIGHT © 2016-2017 by Michael Herman, Toronto, Canada. All rights reserved. It is the end of January 2017 and, recently, there has been a lot of discussion in the LinkedIn ArchiMate group about the ArchiMate language for enterprise architecture (EA), … Continue reading

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