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Zachman Framework and Myths


Myths in a Sea of truth We often tell ourselves this framework doesn’t work for reason x. My situations unique for reason “y”. My situation doesn’t allow me to acquire rows 1 and 2. Your okay; we have a highway analogy to guide you and your job will need to understand the way your organization … Continue reading

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Quick Poll on Business Process to Performance Measures


  Hi Ben, welcome to my wordpress collection. Let me expand on the question which is unclear.  I completely agree.  Let me add some context to the source of the line of questioning. I was reading a Published “Business Process Maturity Model” file, which has several contradictory statements in my professional opinion. A process includes … Continue reading

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Fit for Purpose Internal Subjective Quality


Internal Stakeholder (Customer) Expectation Setting How do you attain a common outside in perspective when you have a different measure of quality according to different stakeholder groups?  Personally, I need to have a clear understanding that the client realizes the difference between their choice and decisions made for them.  Then I need to be clear … Continue reading

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A table with columns translates into a business process model with decisions


Purpose of this Article Transparency To increase visibility into the hard dependency on people, process and technology with a cross-functional and vertical industry view into what and when we must measure for internal and external performance measures. Truth Statement In order to measure performance we must understand the difference between documents and records.  On November … Continue reading

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Management Capabilities: Party Management Capability


Management Capabilities: Party Management Capability: An extension of the highway analogy; This series takes a deeper look at the drivers and the relationship between the driver and the direction they are traveling.  Travelers Continuing our highway analogy we intend to drill into the drivers and the vehicles make, model and colors as we build our … Continue reading

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Design for New Business Models


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Item Design Patterns


Item Design Patterns Most emerging or advanced technology hardware devices rely upon the IOS + features; as a result the ability to recognize revenue intends to be delayed until the components are shipped in full. Hardware device – when the device sold has been structured in a transaction with another add-on feature. Exceptions; Partial shipments;  … Continue reading