Enterprise Architecture and Systems Thinking: Applied VPEC-T

Presentation by Steve Nimmons given at Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe in 2012.

The presentation looks at Systems Thinking and its importance to successful Enterprise Architectures. A Systems Thinking framework, VPEC-T is described including practical applications of Systems Thinking in Enterprise Architecture problem solving. Continue reading “Enterprise Architecture and Systems Thinking: Applied VPEC-T”

Enterprise Architecture Principles – Book Recommendation

THIS BOOK is a very useful primer on the purpose of Enterprise Architecture Principles, their specification and governance.

A Principles Catalogue in the Appendix is also a very useful resource if you have never written Enterprise Architecture principles and are looking for an accelerator or some examples (of course also refer to TOGAF and similar frameworks). There is also good coverage of the lifecycle of principles and how principles should be linked to business goals (with practical examples). Continue reading “Enterprise Architecture Principles – Book Recommendation”