Enterprise 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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July 7th, 2022, by
Securing DevOps’ application environments

In this chapter we explore how to secure your application environments to defend and anticipate next-generation threats by taking four key steps.

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March 23rd, 2022, by
Features of A Modern Architecture Review Board

As this article will focus on the features of a modern ARB, maybe it is appropriate to first define an Architecture Review Board in its traditional form.

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March 4th, 2022, by
Architecture makes sense in digital transformations

Within Sogeti we are progressive, and we want to be and remain a leader. With Sensemaking Architecture, we present an innovative vision on architecture as part of DyA®. The goal of this vision is to ensure that Enterprise Architecture can continue to make an impact and contribute to successful digital transformations that deliver real value through technology. We make technology work!

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February 23rd, 2022, by
Situational Architecturing – a DYA Whitepaper by Sogeti

In our fourth white paper in the DYA Sensemaking series we discuss how to translate the purpose of an organisation to a way of working for enterprise architects, that honours the challenges of a complex and changing environment. 

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November 25th, 2021, by
Vlog: Enterprise Scale Cloud Architectures

Enterprise-scale architecture aligns technical architecture conversations into eight critical design areas to quickly help organizations

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