October 05, 2010

The Knowledge Supply Chain

It was quite an honor giving a joint presentation yesterday with John Zachman & Leon Kappelman at SIMposium 2010 in Atlanta, GA.

I presented a case study on "Building Mobil's Knowledge Base and Knowledge Supply Chain." We talked about how Enterprise Architecture and Knowledge Engineering helped preserve, share, and automate The Knowledge of the corporation.

This was the right time to introduce new ideas we've been working on with customers for a while.

  • The Knowledge Wars™
  • The Knowledge Supply Chain™
  • BIZRULES® RuleMart™
  • BIZRULES® RuleMall™
  • Ruling The Cloud (sm)

You'll hear more about this at RulesFest next week

You can hear more about these ideas, plus get the technical version of this case study, next week at RulesFest 2010 in San Jose, CA. 

TWITTER:  @BizRulesInc  #BIZRULES | #simposium2010 | #rulesfest

March 12, 2009

Free Webinar by Dr. Leon Kappelman: Enterprise Architecture 101

Free Webinar by Dr. Leon Kappelman: Enterprise Architecture 101


When: Monday, 16-March 11:30 am to 1:00 pm central

How: Register now at

Who: by Leon Kappelman, IT Professor at UNT; Chair, SIM Enterprise Architecture Working Group (

For full details, please see
Leon Kappelman 

December 18, 2008

Enterprise architecture is optional

Enterprise architecture is optional 

Obviously there is a cost to creating enterprise architecture (EA) blueprints and models of data, rules, processes, events/schedules, strategy/goals/objectives, policies/procedures, rules, decisions, people, places, things, etc.

Doing EA is expensive. The good news is that EA is optional.

The bad news is that not doing EA is going to be even more expensive later.

Your company must decide which path it will take. Executives need to decide whether or not to do EA. The question of whether to do EA boils down to these three questions...

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