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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Learning BPMN – Which objects are available in BPMN?
The BPMN spec contains way over 100 different object types that can be used in the different model types. There are special rules about how to use them, which I will explain in later lessons. This article contains an overview of the available objects. BPMN Objects Overview Depending on your use case and point of […]
BPMN vs. EPC revisited – Part 1
I collaborated with Ivo Velitchkov on a two post series about BPMN and EPC that can be found here: https://www.strategicstructures.com/?p=361 There were several posts and discussions on the topic of “BPMN vs. EPC”. One of them is quite comprehensive and its discussion thread very interesting. But there are still many important points untouched and I’d like to […]
Learning BPMN 2 – Which models are available in BPMN?
BPMN is not one specific model type -like an Event-driven Process Chain- but is a collection of multiple model types that are connected to each other. This article will show the available model types in the BPMN 2.0 specification and how these are supported in ARIS (as of ARIS 7.1 SR9). BPMN model types The […]
Learning BPMN 1 – What is BPMN?
BPMN, which stands for Business Process Model and Notation, is a standard for creating process models and was created in the first decade of the 21st century by a consortium of industry-leading companies such as SAP, Oracle or IDS Scheer. The standard is currently managed by the Object Management Group (OMG) and the latest version of the standard […]