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How to make sense of one of the most fundamental yet most-misunderstood terms in enterprise-architecture: 'enterprise'.

[video] What is an enterprise? - Episode 34, Tetradian on Architectures https://youtu.be/ty5zVNeHBJw

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[from-the-archives] Digital-transformation is (much) more than just digital

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/digital-transformation-much-more-than-just-digital-tom-graves/

Digital-transformation? We’ve been here before.

And if we’re not careful about it, as enterprise-architects and others, we risk making an even worse hash of it than we did on those previous times...

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If information-technology is the technology of information, what is the information to which that technology would apply? And, what technology do we really need?

[from-the-archives] IT is (much) more than just ‘digital-stuff’
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/much-more-than-just-digital-stuff-tom-graves/

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"The aim of the 'This' game is to elicit whatever information we need about the services-context, and model it as required as we go."

[from-the-archives] This: an exploratory game for service-oriented enterprise-architecture https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/exploratory-game-service-oriented-ea-tom-graves/

#entarch #bizarch #services #change
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"A product represents the promise of future delivery of (self)-service, via use of that product ... When we obtain a product, we trust that that product will deliver on its promise of service-delivery at the required time"

[from-the-archives] Product, service and trust https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/product-service-trust-tom-graves/

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One of the simplest methods to make sense of an architecture is to describe everything within it in terms of services. Everything is or represents or implies a service; a product is the content for yet another service.

[video] Service-oriented enterprise-architecture - Episode 32, Tetradian on Architectures https://youtu.be/OeNdfEgmZ8c

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Two words: auftragstaktik and fingerspitzengefühl. They might look kinda weird to some, but they’re key to getting an enterprise to work well…

[from-the-archives] Situational-awareness in business: Auftragstaktik and fingerspitzengefühl https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/situational-awareness-business-auftragstaktik-tom-graves/

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How two old German military terms - auftragstaktik and fingerspitzengefühl - can help us build an enterprise-architecture for situational awareness.

[video] Enterprise-architecture and situational awareness - Episode 31, Tetradian on Architectures https://youtu.be/aFnkZZ14PIY

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What is culture? Can we change it? And should we?

[from-the-archives] Culture, remarkable https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/culture-remarkable-tom-graves/

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