Yearly Archives: 2014

API Economy – a lever to free your core systems

Core systems are often seen as an effective blocker to innovation and introduction of new technology. With a shifted mind-set you can break the tedious define business requirement, formalise, prioritise, design, reprioritise, implement, test, deploy-chain that can take months or

Posted in Agile, Digital, EA, Innovation, Legacy

Why it’s a good idea to deploy 10 times per day

Legacy landscapes and systems are pestered by many things, one being the very long release cycles. Looking at some of the Internet age success companies, deployments don’t happen a few times per year, but rather many times per day. This

Posted in Agile, EA, LeMo

Remaining successful in the Industry 4.0 age

Last week I was speaking at Capgemini’s annual Architecture Week, this time for manufacturing clients. My reasoning was around how you should think when planning for disruption – in essence, how do you as an Enterprise Architect plan for the

Posted in LeMo

So, when do you start your modernisation?

There are a couple of things that almost always are true when I get in touch with an organisation with modernisation needs: It concerns the very core of both the IT landscape and the business operation The system(s) have been there

Posted in Chronicals, LeMo

Do you have a systems decomissioning departement?

Most companies have a systems development department; it could be called IT department, business development, digital innovation or whatever. But do you have a systems decommissioning department? Very few organisations do, and that’s one of the main reasons old systems stay around,

Posted in EA, Legacy

Retirement home next?

This is a serious and upsetting title, I know – but I see many organisations that need to do some serious planning for their future. Not all have yet understood it, but I’ve come across major Swedish organisations, companies and authorities,

Posted in Chronicals, EA, Legacy, LeMo

About me

I’m Joakim Lindbom and I’m an Enterprise Architect at Capgemini, working mainly with legacy modernisation, technology advisory, Enterprise Architecture and Software Quality. Then I do some work related to the Internet of Things/Everything, Platform 3.0, Smart-everything (incl. Smart Metering), Crowd-everything. I’m a professional speaker covering most

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Under construction

This site is under construction. The main themes will be around innovating a legacy system landscape. Likelly, some Enterprise Architecture, software quality and other IT related topics will surface. Tweet

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