Real-world Enterprise Architecture trends

This comes from Leo de Sousa, an EA in Australian Higher Education who asked the Shared Insights EA Network to provide ideas about what EA trends they were seeing. My take: leading organisations get EA and are figuring out how to link it to other important IT governance-related practices, but this is still a sparse…

On not being subservient, part 2

Via Steve Jones, here’s another story that perfectly encapsulates the power of realising that a partnership approach between IT and business can drive real improvements in the return that you get from IT investment. In short: Steve’s associate (working in IT) found that a project he was responsible for wasn’t getting the business buy-in that…

Getting the right focus for IT Governance

I’ve long been a fan of Nick Malik’s blog – and indeed it was his blog that led me to ask him if he’d be happy to be interviewed for the book. In this post Nick nails quite a few aspects of IT governance, and explains how they fit in the context of embarking on…