About Chief Architect
This website is primarily a forum for airing views on a range of management topics generally and enterprise architecture more specifically. The views expressed in this site are personal and do not reflect the beliefs or opinions of the organizations to which the authors belong or are affiliated to.
The author is Alan Inglis . He has worked an enterprise architect and senior manager for both end user companies and consultancies operating on the boundary between the business and IT. Alan has been head of architecture in four major end user organisations. He is now building his third architecture consulting practice.
Alan's early career was in defence where he built simulation and graphics software. His subsequent industry experience covers retail, life sciences, manufacturing, insurance and utilities. Alan's background in IT includes development, support, infrastructure and project management.
Alan has also worked in the business without an IT remit facilitating business reorganisations and governing large scale transformational business change.
This breadth of experience informs the insights and anecdotes published on this site.