Table of Contents
The Structure of This Book.
Chapter 1: Agility and Coherence: A Conflict ofInterests?
Potential of Information Technology.
Using IT: A Problem in the Making?
Agility and Coherence.
Chapter 2: Agility and Coherence ConsideredSeparately.
Different Answers to Different Questions.
Increasing Agility: New Development Methods.
Increasing Coherence: Architectural Awareness.
One Answer to Both Questions: Dynamic Architecture.
Chapter 3: Dynamic Architecture.
Wanted: Agile Architecture.
Architecture: A Multifaceted Concept.
Dynamic Architecture: Architecture Aimed at Agility.
Quickly Achieving Business Objectives: DYA.
Chapter 4: The DYA Model.
Making It Work.
Ten Principles of DYA.
DYA: A Theoretical and Working Model.
The Model and the Principles.
How to Use the Model.
Filling in the Model.
Chapter 5: Strategic Dialogue.
Crisis at WWW-TeleBel.
Strategic Dialogue: Doing the Right Things.
Determining Business Cases.
Elaborating Business Cases.
Strategic Dialogue: Coherence and Agility.
Intermezzo: The Business Case for WWW-TeleBel.
Chapter 6: Architectural Services.
Architectural Ups and Downs at TeleBel.
Architectural Services: Doing Things Properly.
Maintaining an Overview with the Architectural Framework.
Architectural Services Supports the Strategic Dialogue.
Architectural Services Supports the Development.
Architectural Services: Coherence and Agility.
Intermezzo: WWW-TeleBel's Project-Start Architecture.
Chapter 7: Development with(out) Architecture.
WWW-TeleBel One Year Later.
Development with(out) Architecture: Doing the Right Things theRight Way.
Three Development Strategies.
Offensive Strategy and Defensive Strategy.
Maintenance with(out) Architecture.
Development with(out) Architecture: Coherence and Agility.
Intermezzo I: A Building Permit for WWW-TeleBel.
Intermezzo II: A Management Letter for WWW-TeleBel.
Chapter 8: Governance.
Deadlock for TeleBel.
Successful Processes Do Not Just Happen.
Responsibilities and Authorities.
Coordination of Developments.
Processes Also Require Maintenance.
Governance: Coherence and Agility.
Intermezzo: Embedding Dynamic Architecture at TeleBel.
Appendix A: Technique for Interactive Process Design.
Appendix B: Information Economics.
Appendix C: Architecture Maturity Model and DynamicArchitecture.