About this blog and its author

This blog is about Enterprise Architecture, the discipline that attempts to help managing Business-IT complexity and unpredictability. This blog accompanies the book Chess and the Art of Enterprise Architecture. The musings here are a personal opinion and are not connected to any institution, other than that experiences and developments there may end up becoming musings here, though never explicitly referring to the organisation.

Gerben Wierda was, amongst other things, Lead Architect of the Judiciary in The Netherlands, Lead Architect of APG Asset Management, and is now Team Coordinator Architecture & Design at APG. APG manages (Spring 2015) around €425 billion in pension assets for approximately 5 million participants in various pension schemes. APG also includes a separate insurance company (Loyalis) and an nimble small-pension-fund administration company (InAdmin).

He holds an M.Sc in Physics from the University of Groningen and an MBA from RSM Erasmus, Rotterdam.  See also Gerben Wierda (LinkedIn).

Gerben is also author of the ArchiMate modelling book: Mastering ArchiMate and the widely read accompanying blog. You can contact him as info@enterprisechess.com or via the form  below.

If you want to stay up to date about his exploits, he announces them on the Twitter account @RnA_EA.

3 Responses to About this blog and its author

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  3. Kelly Wei says:

    Just want to say thanks for your blog, very informative and entertaining to read for a fellow EA.

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