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McKinsey just published a new report, Why business needs should shape IT architecture, which speaks to taking a new approach to Enterprise Architecture programs.  An approach that is business-driven, capability centric, and change aware.  In other words, McKinsey echoes my... Read More..
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Last Thursday, I barged into a Twitter conversation on the “ultimate outcome of Enterprise Architectureâ€?.  The conversation was related to Forrester’s Enterprise Architecture Forum in San Diego, which I missed due to the blizzard at JFK.  @Dcoon posed the question:... Read More..
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Salesforce.com just added a powerful new tool to its Force.com development platform, a Visual Process Manager: “The Visual Process Manager brings the power of Cloud Computing to Business Process Apps. Now you can visually draw any business process and instantly... Read More..
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The WSJ has published a Business Insight Interview with MIT’s Peter Weill on IT Savvy, his (excellent) recent book, co-authored with Jeanne Ross.  The interview covers a few of the main ideas of the book, standardization for innovation, IT as... Read More..
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Let’s face it, Enterprise Architects and CIOs don’t always see eye-to-eye.  In my experience, the most common point of contention is “get it rightâ€? versus “get it doneâ€?.  And of course, this is never an academic conversation, it’s typically a... Read More..
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For the last two weeks, I've had a tab open to Nick Malik's Toward an Enterprise Business Motivation Model article in The Architecture Journal, and finally, this afternoon I had time to give the work the attention it deserves.  Read:... Read More..
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By now, you've probably heard that Vivek Kundra has been appointed Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the White House.  I don't know Mr. Kundra, but I've seen nothing but positive reaction from those who do. What I find interesting... Read More..
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Despite my best intentions, I find myself watching the (insert meteorological pun) cloud computing space.  Only time will tell if my cloud watching is attention well spent.  If the cloud is indeed "the future of the Internet", then yes.  If... Read More..
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Abbie Lundberg, editor in chief of CIO Magazine, has a great post on Are More CIOs getting Fired, in which she recounts a conversation with Bruce Rogow, IT Consultant, New Paradigm /nGenera contributor, on why previously successful, incumbent CIOs are... Read More..
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As most know, my IT soapbox has "business-driven" emblazoned on all sides. By business-driven, I'm referring to an IT organization's imperative - to deliver business value. In this vein, I talk about (harp on) numerous topics including business-focused technology innovation,... Read More..
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Brenda Michelson

Brenda Michelson is the principal of Elemental Links an advisory & consulting practice focused on business-technology capabilities that increase business visibility and responsiveness. Follow Brenda on Twitter.

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