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This site is based on a broad theory of what enterprise architecture ought really to be about, which does include technology, but oh so much more!

philosophy + psychology + context + technology = enterprise architecture

A central theme running through enterprise architecture is uncertainty.  More importantly how people relate to uncertainty as architects, program/project managers, stakeholders, sponsors etc.

“Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.”Voltaire

We are faced as Enterprise Archtiects with a growing amount of complexity where we cannot seem to win between conveying meaning, and showing detail.

“As complexity rises, precise statements lose meaning and meaningful statements lose precision” – Lotfi A. Zadeh

People have actually faced such challenges for thousands of years, so perhaps we can tap into their legacy to look differently at the world of enterprise architecture via a series of blog post accessible via the blog menu above.