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Part of the reason why the mainstream 'enterprise'-architecture frameworks just don't cut it any more... [post] Context-perspectives and enterprise-architecture maturity http://ow.ly/RyIfx #entarch #bizarch #rbpea #maturity
In what ways does what we do within the enterprise require a different perspective on the enterprise itself? In what ways does our maturity-level – our skills, competence and experience – affect what we can and should do within the enterprise? And what happens when we bring those two concerns ...
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Wrap-up and worked-example on common anti-patterns in sensemaking and strategy, for enterprise-architecture and more: [post] Seven sins - a worked example ('Natural rights') http://ow.ly/RcAJA  #sensemaking #strategy #entarch #rbpea
Enterprise-architecture, strategy, and more: they all depend on discipline and rigour, in thinking, sensemaking, decision-making and action. But what happens when that discipline is lost? What are the 'sins' that can cause that discipline to be lost? How can we know that it's been lost?
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And one more for this set of common anti-patterns in sensemaking and strategy, for enterprise-architecture and the like: [post] Seven sins - 6: The Reality Risk http://ow.ly/R481G #sensemaking #strategy #entarch #rbpea
Enterprise-architecture, strategy, or just about everything, really: they all depend on discipline and rigour – disciplined thinking, disciplined sensemaking and decision-making. But what happens when that discipline is lost? What are the 'sins' that can cause that discipline to be lost?
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And the next in this set of common anti-patterns in sensemaking and strategy for enterprise-architecture and more: [post] Seven sins - 4: The Meaning Mistake http://ow.ly/QW8bH #sensemaking #strategy #entarch #rbpea
Enterprise-architecture, strategy, or just about everything, really: they all depend on discipline and rigour – disciplined thinking, disciplined sensemaking and decision-making. But what happens when that discipline is lost? What are the 'sins' that can cause that discipline to be lost?
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Next in this series on common anti-patterns in sensemaking and strategy for enterprise-architecture and suchlike: [post] Seven sins - 2: The Golden-Age Game http://ow.ly/QKn9v #sensemaking #strategy #entarch #rbpea
Enterprise-architecture, strategy, or just about everything, really: they all depend on discipline and rigour – disciplined thinking, disciplined sensemaking and decision-making. But what happens when that discipline is lost? What are the 'sins' that can cause that discipline to be lost?
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Crossmaps help us make sense of sensemaking-errors: [post] Seven sins, sensemaking and OODA http://ow.ly/RxlHK #sensemaking #entarch #bizarch #rbpea
Following from that recent series on sensemaking and 'Seven sins of dubious discipline', it seems worthwhile to look at that whole context-space from a different direction, another example of a proven metaframework for much the same kind of metadiscipline – namely John Boyd's 'OODA-loop', ...
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An optimistic riff on change, and as an older professional: [post] When I'm Sixty-Four http://ow.ly/RfkuN #entarch #change
I opened the Chrome browser for a new web-search yesterday, and this is what popped up: Happy Birthday, Tom! Google have my date-of-birth, of course, linked to my GMail account. At which point I finally remembered, “Oh, yeah, it is my birthday, isn't it”. Kinda forget such things at my age, ...
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The final 'sin' in this set of common anti-patterns in sensemaking and strategy, for enterprise-architecture and suchlike: [post] Seven sins - 7: Lost In The Learning Labyrinth http://ow.ly/R6kaK #sensemaking #strategy #entarch #rbpea
Enterprise-architecture, strategy, or just about everything, really: they all depend on discipline and rigour – disciplined thinking, disciplined sensemaking and decision-making. But what happens when that discipline is lost? What are the 'sins' that can cause that discipline to be lost?
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Another for this set of common anti-patterns in sensemaking and strategy for enterprise-architecture and more: [post] Seven sins - 5: The Possession Problem http://ow.ly/R0oNn #sensemaking #strategy #entarch #rbpea
Enterprise-architecture, strategy, or just about everything, really: they all depend on discipline and rigour – disciplined thinking, disciplined sensemaking and decision-making. But what happens when that discipline is lost? What are the 'sins' that can cause that discipline to be lost?
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Moving on in this series on common anti-patterns in sensemaking and strategy for enterprise-architecture and suchlike: [post] Seven sins - 3: The Newage Nuisance http://ow.ly/QR4kS #sensemaking #strategy #entarch #rbpea
Enterprise-architecture, strategy, or just about everything, really: they all depend on discipline and rigour – disciplined thinking, disciplined sensemaking and decision-making. But what happens when that discipline is lost? What are the 'sins' that can cause that discipline to be lost?
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First of seven common anti-patterns in sensemaking and strategy for enterprise-architecture the like: [post] Seven sins - 1: The Hype Hubris http://ow.ly/QHgsW #sensemaking #strategy #entarch #rbpea
Enterprise-architecture, strategy, or just about everything, really: they all depend on discipline and rigour – disciplined thinking, disciplined sensemaking and decision-making. But what happens when that discipline is lost? What are the 'sins' that can cause that discipline to be lost?
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