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State of Process Mining – Webinar with Sage IT and Everest Group

It seems that it is “Process Mining Week” this week here at What’s Your Baseline and we’re following up our latest episode with the recording of a Process Mining webinar 🙂 A few days ago your favorite podcast crew was invited to speak as panelists at a webinar that was organized by Sage IT and […]

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Enterprise Architecture, BPM and Agile: The Old, The New, and What To Do

This guest article by Mike Idengren about scaled agile architecture is complimentary to the interview that we did with Mike in Episode 6 of the What’s Your Baseline podcast. THE  BIG GOAL: The timely release, operation, and maintenance of quality assured products and services in a cost effective way.   While “The Big Goal” is transformative and generally requires changes to culture, technology […]

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Episode 6 – Scaled Agile and Architecture

In this episode of the What’s Your Baseline podcast we are changing up the format a bit – this is the first of many interviews that we will have in the future. Our guest today is Mike Idengren, who has 20+ years of experience combining EA, BPM, and agile solution development methodologies to unleash cross-functional […]

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Episode 2 – Why EA and BPM?

Welcome to episode 2 of the What’s Your Baseline podcast. In this episode we are talking why architecture (“Why EA & BPM?”) and why these two topics might not be even different, but rather be the two sides of  the same coin. We are discussing the following topics: Terminology Four phases of process management History […]

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Which capabilities do I need to build my EA practice?

Defining an EA capability model seems to be difficult, because the term “Enterprise Architecture” is such a loosely defined term, which has changed over the last several decades. This leads to confusion if EA is “just the tech stuff that I don’t understand” or if business people rather look for BPM (Business Process Management) instead. […]

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Enterprise Architecture Frameworks, Methods, Notations, Reference Content – some clarifications

Enterprise Architecture Frameworks is one of many keywords used by EAs. This article looks at it, methods, notations and reference content.

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Enterprise Architecture enables Agile teams to go faster

How does enterprise architecture enable Agile? How can companies ensure their projects are on-strategy? Should Agile teams have a resident enterprise architect? After sharing the discussion on the evolution and perceived value of enterprise architecture and the ability for EA to align Business and Technology, let’s explore what our thought leaders, President of JV Strategic […]

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Industry experts discuss examples of how Enterprise Architecture aligns Business & Technology

How does enterprise architecture engage with the business today? How can EA help the Business and IT align and work closer together? After sharing the discussion on the evolution and perceived value of enterprise architecture, let’s explore what our thought leaders, President of JV Strategic Solutions John Varricchio, KPMG Enterprise Architecture Leader Roland Woldt, and […]

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The value of Enterprise Architecture in today’s age of digital disruption

What is the state of enterprise architecture today? How has enterprise architecture evolved and what is the perceived value of the practice? MEGA brought together thought leaders to discuss the evolving role of enterprise architecture in a webinar entitled, “Modernizing the Role of Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Age.” President of JV Strategic Solutions John […]

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EA Modernization in the Age of Digital Disruption [Webcast]

In summer 2019 I participated in a panel discussion about EA Modernization, hosted by Mega: “Listen in as EA-industry veteran John Varricchio, MEGA Chief Strategy Officer Dan Hebda, and KPMG Enterprise Architecture practice leader Roland Woldt, discuss strategies and real-world examples of how EA can become a digital advisor to the business.” During the conversation […]

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Enterprise Architecture: The Scarce Skillset in Big Demand

Three years ago, demand for enterprise architects — those who focus on building a holistic view of an organization’s strategy, processes, information, and IT assets in order to support the most efficient and secure IT environment — was declining. Some were whispering that the days of the architects were over. But this unique skillset has […]

BPMN vs. EPC revisited – Part 2

I collaborated with Ivo Velitchkov on a two post series about BPMN and EPC that can be found here: https://www.strategicstructures.com/?p=402. This is part 2. The previous part focused on areas such as expressive power, readability and enterprise architecture. This one, written jointly with Roland Woldt, dwells on a few more aspects such as semi-structured processes, exceptions, loops and […]