Towards Next Practice Enterprise Architecture
Last updated on 2019-05-06
About the Book
- Purpose of book
- Structure of book
- Shoulders of giants
- Version Notes
- What is EA (Enterprise Architecture)?
- What is ST (Systems Thinking)?
- On the unreliability of labels
- An encounter between Enterprise Architecture (EA) and System Thinking (ST)
- Satiable curtiosity
- EA agenda
- EA History
- Body of Knowledge
- EA Schools and Doctrines
- EA Parallels
- EA Theory
- EA Issues
- ST History
- ST Schools
- We Ought to Know the Difference
- ST Theory
Concepts and Claims
- Enterprise AS system
- Models and Modelling
- Architecture and Abstraction
- Shearing Layers
- Boundary Perimeter Edge
Comparing and Contrasting EA and ST
- On Hard and Soft Systems in Technology
- Pitfalls and misconceptions
- From Sedimented Principles to Enabling Prejudices
- EA Value Proposition
- Emergent Dysfunction
- Architecture and Logic
- Perspective in Depth
- How progressive are EA and ST?
- Mutual Evaluation
- Preliminary remarks on practice
- Developing a practice
- Is EA a science?
- Preliminary Remarks on Theory
- The Nature and Nurture of Engineering
- Methodologies and Frameworks
- Hybrid Thinking
- Combining and converging EA with ST
- Theoretical convergence
- Structure, Strategy and Execution
- Design for Regulation
Towards Next Practice EA
- Why do we need next practice?
- Asymmetric design
- Emergent Architecture
- Meeting in the Middle - the New Architecture
- Organic architecture
- From Pace Layering to Panarchitecture
- Next Action
- Recommended Reading
- Other References
- Topic-Specific Sources
Out of Scope
- Adam’s Law
- Research programme
- Third-Order Requirements Engineering
- Aristotle’s Ten Categories of Being
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