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Mijn purpose kwijtgespeeld Een paar jaar geleden ben ik mijn “purpose” als enterprise architect kwijtgespeeld. Ik was het werken met logge enterprise frameworks (a la TOGAF en SAFE) grondig beu. Ik zag met lede ogen aan hoe bedrijven soms heel veel geld investeerden in technologie, met weinig toegevoegde waarde. Ik was het zat om langlopende en […]

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. Enterprise Target Model One of my favorite activities is to design an enterprise target […]

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 […]

Ecosystems thinking is also a central theme in my new book on value creation for the digital world. I strongly believe that we need to rethink our enterprises profoundly if we want to create sustainable value for the dynamic environments that we live in today. And ecosystems thinking provides a powerful thinking framework that we can use […]

During my studies at university, I was taught most of the challenges in life can be solved by taking a rational approach. I was convinced I would solve any problem if only I would spend enough thought on it. Just by engineering a bit more, a better solution would always come up. Also, throughout my career, I […]

In elke aflevering van de Hifluence Show Podcast vraag ik de gasten deze eenvoudige vraag: “Welke boek heb jij al het meeste cadeau/aangeraden aan anderen.” Hier is de volledige lijst over alle afleveringen heen. Ideaal voor onder de kerstboom: Value creation in a digital world, Johan Merckx De nieuwe gedachte, Erik Dielen Het 80/20 principe, […]