Mental Momentum: Unsticking a Stuck Design

May 31, 2012

Investigative Architecture is our “bread and butter.” We facilitate meetings with stakeholders, understand what they have or what they want, and use diagrams to rapidly drive to a clear consensus regarding what is there (“as is”) or what should be there (“to be”). We have refined our approach over many years into a clear, well defined, proven methodology. We write articles on our approach, we mentor clients, and we sell training.

So why am I stuck? Read more

10 Tips for “Freestyle” Diagrams

May 24, 2012

We have made clear, and will continue to do so – in assorted blogs, tweets, and diatribes – the importance of consistent notations for diagrams. This was a significant driver behind our adoption of UML as our diagramming standard.

None-the-less, there do come times when we are forced to work “freestyle.” Read more