We’re drowning in a sea of data and ideas, with huge volumes of untapped information available both inside and outside our organization. There is so much information at our disposal that it’s hard to discern Arthur from Martha, let alone
We all know that data is valuable; without it it would be somewhat difficult to bill customers and stay in business. Some companies have accumulated masses of data in a data warehouse which they’ve used to drive organizational efficiencies or performance improvements. But do we ever ask ourselves when is the data most valuable?
We’re struggling to keep up. The pace of business seems to be constantly accelerating. Requirements don’t just slip anymore: they can change completely during the delivery of a solution. And the application we spent the last year nudging over the
Note: Updated with the slides and script from 2011’s lecture. Is Enterprise Architecture in danger of becoming irrelevant? And if so, what can we do about it? Presented as part of RMIT’s Master of Technology (Enterprise Architecture) course. The Value
Being involved in enterprise IT, we tend to think that the applications we build, install and maintain will provide a competitive advantage to the companies we work for. Take Walmart, for example. During the early 80s, Walmart invested heavily in