Modern enterprise architecture - change your focus!

In the early days of enterprise architecture, the focus was merely on frameworks and methodologies. To have real impact, I believe the focus of modern enterprise architecture should move to creating business value.

How do we as enterprise architects contribute to the value creation of our enterprise? Here are some important mind-shifts that need to happen if we want to improve impact on value creation.

(Also see my book on value creation for more information)

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Organizations becoming living systems

I love to help companies shape their future architecture. Become customer-centric. Exploit digital technology. Integrate multiple channels. Help them provide consistent and ‘lovable’ customer experiences. To do this, we also need to reinvent our organisations and design them as living systems.Read more


From application thinking to platform thinking

One of the major shifts that I see happening in the digital transformation journey is the shift in thinking from applications to platforms.

Let me describe in short what I mean.Read more