Enterprise Modeling Anti-Patterns


A process anti-pattern is a common strategy which sounds good in theory but in practice proves to be harmful, if not outright disastrous.  This article overviews a collection of anti-patterns pertaining to enterprise architecture efforts within an IT organization.  These anti-patterns are:

· 30,000 Feet and Climbing

· Bleeding Edge

· Brain Trust Parking Lot

· Buzzword-Driven Architecture

· Detailed Enterprise Modeling

· Enterprise Parking Lot

· Goldplating

· Ivory Tower Architecture

· Modeling for Modeling's Sake

· One Truth Above All Else

· Real-World Disconnect

· Strive for Perfection

· Stuck in the Weeds

· Technology Above All

· Tomorrow Suffers From Today

· Ungrounded Future

· Yesterday's Enterprise Model

Source: http://www.agilemodeling.com/essays/enterpriseModelingAntiPatterns.htm


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