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In the last two posts, you heard John discussing and uncovering the myths about his framework. In this part, we will look at adoption of Zachman Framework across various industries or regions. Also, what can a CEO expect from Enterprise Architecture team? Is it possible to deliver solution options in 30-45 days cycle? One of the common problem facing most of the enterprise is related to their IT department. Often code champions augur writing code a better short term strategy than Architecture.  Why isn't Enterprise Architecture universal and generally accepted? Do you see EA evolving into an actual discipline like Engineering or Mathematics?  Short...
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In this part, John will clarify some of the common mistakes done by practitioners. Such as using BPMN Models as an artifact ( deliverable) inside Zachman Framework Column 2, Row 2? Why it's wrong to compare Zachman Framework with other frameworks in the industry which are being used for doing Enterprise Architecture? John also shared his concern about some of the professionals who are qualifying themselves by simply glancing through his framework. Another area where there is so much to be done is related to the "emerging" role of Enterprise Architect and John was candid in his answer. But, the most...
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In this 22 part Enterprise Architecture conversation, John Zachman and I discussed why so many people misunderstand the Zachman Framework™. The Framework looks simple ... but it is somewhat paradoxical. It is an Ontology and as such, it is the foundation of a discipline for creating very complex objects, specifically, Enterprises. Simply glancing at the Framework graphic is not sufficient to become an expert.   Part 1 of 22: Why is the Zachman Framework so misunderstood?        Part 2 of 22: When did you realize the Zachman Framework was an ontology?   Part 3 of 22: What makes you...
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If you have a success story with Zachman Framework, which has made a difference to your enterprise & business, nominate yourself for this very prestigious award. We do agree that such an implementation is a daunting task with opportunities to fail lurking in many places.

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In this three part series, I will discuss about the enterprise issues & challenges and how to address them. We will detail how to use the enterprise primitives for solving different enterprise disorders. One thing is for sure, be ready for an insight that could give you a completely different perspective.

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27 companies from across the world walked away with the iCMG Architecture Excellence Awards 2012 during the glittering award night held in Sheraton, Bangalore on July 25, 2012. The winners were selected from more than 150 nominations for four different categories - technical, business, enterprise and business domains.

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The two day summit will feature 32 Architecture Sessions, 6 Keynotes, 4 Panel Discussions comprising of over 38 speakers from 15 countries. 1350 minutes spent during the two days will open a world of over 300 ideas. One single aim: your success.
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The focus should be to define and create the enterprise “structure” so that snapshot or enterprise x-ray can be created on the fly and quickly (in minutes). Rather than consuming time in irrelevant composite models which are outdated by the time you are hit with a problem.

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In the recent posts, I discussed about the changes in the Zachman framework 3.0. also discussed about the prevailing myths about the framework. Thanks for the overwhelming response and of course several questions as well ;-).Some questions related to - what's the difference between primitive and composite? Why do you need primitive models ? how these concepts are helpful in the context of business process modeling? How to use the primitive to create the target business process diagram? What are the limitations of the approach which doesn't consider the concepts of primitive models ? Check the 5 part videos.
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On behalf of iCMG management and the jury, I am happy to invite nominations for the world’s most coveted Enterprise & IT Architecture Awards. If you want your hard work, and achievement gets noticed - a coveted award will help you to compete better. Earn the honor, recognition and respect you deserve.
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