Dynamic Architecture

May 31st, 2023, by
Deep diving with metaphors

Using metaphors is an essential part of sensemaking, of making sense of your environment, to create a shared vision about what you are as an organisation. It helps you deal with complexity. An essential instrument in the toolbox of a sensemaking architect.

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May 25th, 2023, by
Sensemaking and (re)discovering the value of metaphors

As enterprise architects, we need to be aware of the plethora of available metaphors. Be extremely aware of the effect they have on our way of working, our mind-set, our deliverables and our effect on the organisations we create and support.

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April 26th, 2023, by
Stop and start making sense?

Sensemaking Architecture is an exciting direction that will bring enterprise architecture to a new level and help architects bring both value and values to the organisation.

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January 18th, 2023, by
Fundamentals for architecture principles (part3)

This third and final blog in this series, is about ethics and their relation to architecture principles.

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January 4th, 2023, by
Fundamentals for architecture principles (part2)

With this basic understanding of what architecture principles are, the next question to be answered is, how are they created and used? Read about this in part 2 of this series.

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December 19th, 2022, by
Fundamentals for architecture principles (part1)

Focussing on the architecture principles, can we explain something about their working? How does an organisation get to a workable, effective set of principles? Let’s dig in…

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November 2nd, 2022, by
Principle-based approach in Enterprise Architecture practice – a DYA whitepaper by Sogeti

This paper gives more insight in the differences between principle-based and rule-based architecture approaches as well as the implications of choosing one over the other. The objective of this paper is to provide a sound basis for organisations to develop a well-informed perspective on how to effectively apply architecture principles within their own specific context. This paper was first released in 2016. Because the content is in line with our vision on Sensemaking Architecture, it has been restyled and added to the series of white papers on Sensemaking Architecture.

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April 20th, 2021, by
Microservices: Code for resilience, design for failure

One of the biggest challenges to overcome is the extra complexity in both infrastructure and application logic.

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November 2nd, 2020, by
Digital craftsmanship

All over the world, magnificent buildings demonstrate the work of large groups of craftsmen and craftswomen. Each of them has learned, grown their skills and practiced until they were capable of delivering these masterpieces. Today as well, we need digital craftsmanship.

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February 9th, 2018, by
#IoTFriday E20 | Biomimicry

Add more biology to IoT. Looking at nature brings great solutions to the table. Nature had billions of years to do…

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November 17th, 2017, by
IOTFRIDAY E12 | Differentiate Between IoT Data Streams

https://youtu.be/7Z-BRgPcBDQ The value is in the data You might have heard this sentence many times. Generating and converting data is…

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January 30th, 2017, by
Is multi-dynamic architecture a binary trap?

During the past months, I have had many discussions with fellow architects about the topic of multi-dynamic architecture. Multi-dynamic architecture…

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