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Practical Guide to Enterprise Architecture, A by Elias K. Jo, Vikas Sharan, James Linn, Michael E. Stevens, Scott W. Ambler, James McGovern

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Appendix B. Practical Considerations

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.

—Lao-Tzu (604–531 B.C.), Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism

Many books that present architecture-related topics always have some mention of best practices. This book is no different. One thing missing from many of the other books is guidance on how best practices should be propagated throughout an organization.

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