Category Archives: Enterprise Architecture


We learned in a previous blog posting, The Mindset of a Disciplined Agile Enterprise Architect, that disciplined agile enterprise architecture (EA) teams work in a very collaborative manner, evolving their artifacts over time based on their learnings.  But how do you organize Read more…


Organizations face an increasingly competitive marketplace.  To be competitive, organizations must be able to react to environmental changes and bring new offerings to market quickly.  This requires an adaptive approach to IT, which in turn requires a flexible and malleable approach to Read more…


The Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit explicitly includes architecture-related activities, the role of Architecture Owner, and promotes the philosophy of enterprise awareness. Our experience is that agile enterprise architecture proves to be a key enabler for organizations in the process of Read more…


One of the strengths of the Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit is that it promotes the philosophy that teams must be enterprise aware.  But what does this really mean and why is it important?  Two very good questions that I address Read more…


As you can see from the above diagram, the DAD primary roles are similar to those of Scrum.  In Scrum, the product owner decides what will be built and in what order.  In DAD we recognize that architecture is a Read more…

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