Yesterday afternoon, I fired off a series of "You aren’t really an enterprise architect if…" tweets. The tweets were inspired by real-life encounters. However, I won’t be revealing my muses. That would be rude.
So, without further ado, my "You aren’t really an enterprise architect if…" tweet mini-rant follows:
you’re not really an enterprise architect if… change scares you #entarch #posers
you’re not really an enterprise architect if… you can’t envision and speak at conceptual level #entarch #posers
you’re not really an enterprise architect if… you can only speak to one business or technical domain #entarch #posers
you’re not really an enterprise architect if… your stuff never gets off the whiteboard or out of the slide deck #entarch #posers
The fear change, conceptual level, and ambiguity ones garnered good retweet buzz from the enterprise architect community. Additionally, a few real enterprise architects chimed in with their own observations.
Sally Bean offered the following:
EricStephens added a corollary:
[Each so true. I can’t think without a marker in my hand. My three whiteboards here are always full.]
Bob McIlree added two related to presentations:
How about you? Have you observed any enterprise architect poser characteristics you’d like to share? Please leave the muses out of it, they have enough challenges already. 😉