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Episode 13 – Solution lifecycle

Welcome to the first episode of our podcast season 2! Today we are talking about the Solution Lifecycle in architecture – what it is and why it is important to you. Architecture development and analysis does not happen in a vacuum, but are embedded in a lifecycle. New tools like Process Mining and Task Mining […]

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What’s Your Baseline Podcast – Season 2 Trailer

Thank you so much for supporting and growing this podcast over our first 6 months. In Season 1, we covered foundational topics like how to implement an architecture tool and dipped our toes into interviews with thought leaders in the architecture and process management field. And now, welcome to season 2 of the What’s Your […]

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Podcast – Process Mining: The Hipster Child Of the Process Industry

Your favorite podcast crew were guests on Ansgar Bittermann’s “Pocket Guide AI” AI podcast, and we had the opportunity to speak about one of our favorite topics in front of a live panel, which asked good questions. Please listen to the episode below and also visit Ansgar’s show (on Spotify and elsewhere). Here is how […]

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Episode 12 – Ten things I’ve learned

Here it is – the end (of season 1 … no worries, we’re back with the podcast in January 2022). In this episode we are mixing up the format a bit and are talking about the 10 things that we learned in 25 years of architecture and process management. Approach / strategy segment Let’s talk […]

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Episode 11 – Governance design

Ahh, governance – the topic that is boring to death and had complete EA groups being fired. Love it or not, setting up the “rules of engagement” is still an important piece in an organization. And you can do it while having some fun when you remember the points that we are talking about in […]

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Episode 10 – Get the most out of conferences, trade shows, and webinars

Have you ever wondered why you should go to conferences or be a speaker (and how to become one)? Our podcast guest today is José Pires, a veteran of 20+ years in the conference business and a leader in helping organizations to improve their execution and innovation excellence. José serves as Excellence & Innovation (E&I) […]

Episode 9 – Task Mining

This episode is a “semi follow-up” to the last episode, where we talked about Process Mining – today’s topic is Task Mining (aka Robotics Process Discovery). Task Mining will bring clarity into what your users do on a procedure level, and can give insights into what might cause a “spike” in your analysis, or fill […]

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Episode 8 – Process Mining

Another Monday, another interview 🙂 Our guest today is Dr. Julian Krumeich, Software AG‘s product manager for their process mining tool. In his current role as Director Product Management ARIS at Software AG, Julian helps customers achieve operational excellence by shaping the future of our ARIS Process Mining solution – the ideal tool for integrated […]

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Episode 7 – Import of existing content

Welcome to a new episode of your favorite podcast. The topic of today is to capture and import the vast amounts of existing content in your organization, and how to integrate this into your repository. The import is one of the four major steps of an architecture tool implementation that we discussed in Episode 3. […]

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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 5 – Notations, notations, notations

Welcome to episode 5 of the What’s Your Baseline podcast. Today we are talking about: Definitions: Frameworks (structures), Methods (processes), Notations (languages), Reference Content (content) How to implement these? This is part of the Technical Governance implementation phase; write it down in your EA Strategy document Document your standards. When and how to change the […]

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Episode 4 – Selecting an architecture tool

Welcome to episode 4 of the What’s Your Baseline podcast. We are talking about: Types of architecture tools: drawing tools, implementation front ends, database-driven architecture tools How users see things: data-driven visualization vs. visualization-driven data (tables vs diagrams) Focus of architecture tools > niche vendors – your stakeholder needs drive the focus What to look […]