Bas van Gils & Sven van Dijk

ArchiMate Modeling in Practice - Where are we going?

Posted by Bas van Gils & Sven van Dijk on 28 July 2015

Tags: Enterprise Architecture Management

When work on the business function model / capability map is well underway, Brenda is confident that she can promise management a first product to be delivered in a few weeks’ time. She has organized weekly meetings with the team for updates and reviews and things seem to move along at a slow, albeit steady pace. This frees up her hands for the next topic to be addressed: where are we going? 

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Remco Blom

Information Security in the boardroom

Posted by Remco Blom on 24 July 2015

Tags: Governance, Risk & Compliance

Sharing knowledge and good practices is one of the core values of BiZZdesign. We regularly organize and contribute to online and offline seminars, conferences and round tables. Recently there was a very successful seminar on Enterprise Risk and Security Architecture for Dutch financial institutions. After presentations on “Security is not an IT problem”, the lacking relations between policies and measures in many organization, we had a World Café on various topics. Please share your good and worst practices by reacting to this blog.

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Bas van Gils & Sven van Dijk

Archimate Modeling in Practice - Getting Started

Posted by Bas van Gils & Sven van Dijk on 21 July 2015

Tags: Enterprise Architecture Management

Brenda the Architect has her work cut out for her: developing a baseline and target architecture for BriteLite seems like a challenging task. The organization is still in the middle of the transformation towards production of LED based lighting products for international markets and tries to get used to the new way of working with the consulting team. There has been some tension between the sales/ consultant teams and the production department over schedules, time to market and so forth.

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Bas van Gils & Sven van Dijk

ArchiMate Modeling in Practice – Introduction Case Study

Posted by Bas van Gils & Sven van Dijk on 13 July 2015

Tags: Enterprise Architecture Management

Over the last few years, the popularity of ArchiMate has increased rapidly and steadily, especially since it got adopted by the Open Group. A quick search on google trends shows this nicely.

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George Pang

Reference Architecture Models with ArchiMate

Posted by George Pang on 08 July 2015

Tags: Enterprise Architecture Management

In a previous blog by Marc Lankhorst, the value of reference architectures was highlighted, including the why and how. In this blog, I want to dive a little deeper, focusing on the ‘product’ that we (or some of us) are familiar with – the reference model, using ArchiMate as the language.

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Remco Blom

Information Security: 7 worst practices

Posted by Remco Blom on 02 July 2015

Tags: Enterprise Architecture Management, Governance, Risk & Compliance

Sharing knowledge and good practices is one of the core values of BiZZdesign. We regularly organize and contribute to online and offline seminars, conferences and round tables. Recently, we organized a very fruitful seminar on Enterprise Risk and Security Architecture for Dutch financial institutions. After presentations  on “Security is not an IT problem”, discussing the lacking relations between security policies and measures in many organizations, we had a World Café on various topics. Here, we want to share seven worst practices we learned from the participants of our seminar. Please share your best and worst practices by reacting to this blog.

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Remco Blom

Best Practices in low-tech Information Security measures

Posted by Remco Blom on 26 June 2015

Tags: Enterprise Architecture Management, Governance, Risk & Compliance

Sharing knowledge and good practices is one of the core values of BiZZdesign. We regularly organize and contribute to online and offline seminars, conferences and round tables sessions. Recently there was a very successful seminar on Enterprise Risk and Security Architecture for Dutch financial institutions. After a presentation on “Security is not an IT problem”, the lacking relations between policies and measures was discussed. Then we had a World Café on various topics to learn from each other. Please share your good and worst practices by reacting to this blog.

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George Pang

10 Time-Saving BiZZdesign Architect Shortcuts

Posted by George Pang on 24 June 2015

Tags: Enterprise Architecture Management, BiZZdesign Enterprise Studio

Architects, Analysts, Modelers, and Managers are busy people, any time-saving methods are always welcome. Here are ten essential BiZZdesign Architect shortcuts that you may not know about, but could end up saving you precious time.

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Remco Blom

Information Security: What really works to build awareness

Posted by Remco Blom on 19 June 2015

Tags: Enterprise Architecture Management, Governance, Risk & Compliance

Sharing knowledge and good practices is one of the core values of BiZZdesign. We regularly organize and contribute to online and offline seminars, conferences and round tables. Recently there was a very successful seminar on Enterprise Risk and Security Architecture for Dutch financial institutions. After presentations on “Security is not an IT problem”, and the often lacking connection between policies and measures in many organizations, we had a World Café on various topics. The blog covers the findings around the topic ‘How to create and sustain security awareness’ Please share your good and worst practices by reacting to this blog.

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George Pang

The Definitive Guide to BiZZdesign Architect's New Auto-layout Feature

Posted by George Pang on 17 June 2015

Tags: BiZZdesign Enterprise Studio

For those of you that are seasoned users of BiZZdesign Architect and the ArchiMate modelling capability, you may be aware of the ‘Auto-layout’ functionality built into the modelling canvas. After generating a view from the model, the results aren’t always perfect.

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