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Digital Transformation: New Realities Require New Architecture

Whitepaper written by Michael Rosen and Daniel Lambert

Innovation is accelerating. As much as 75% of the current companies that are part of today's S&P500 index may be replaced within 10 years from now. Corporations are significantly increasing their Digital Transformation investments to catch up or stay up. More and more are becoming digital [...]

January 2nd, 2018|About BA, Retail|0 Comments

Top to Bottom Business Architecture

Presentation made by Ewan Ashley

Take a look at this 21-page presentation entitled “Top to Bottom Business Architecture” made by Ewan Ashley from during the Business Architecture Innovation Summit on June 7, 2017 in Brussels Belgium.

June 16th, 2017|About BA, Retail|0 Comments

Business Architecture and the Customer Experience: A Comprehensive Approach for Turning Customer Needs into Action

Business Architecture Guild® White Paper written by Mike Clark, Whynde Kuehn, Chalon Mullins and Eric Spellman

Executive Summary

Customer experience (CX) can be defined as your customers’ perceptions – both conscious and subconscious – of their relationship with your brand resulting from all their interactions with your brand during the customer life cycle. These interactions include [...]

Don’t Sacrifice Your Business Architecture

by Amitabh Apte on LinkedIn.

Business architecture is core for an organisation’s Enterprise Architecture. Both the leading Enterprise Architecture frameworks, TOGAF and Zachman advocate Business Architecture to become a fundamental corner stone of Enterprise Architecture. Business architecture is about not just about business process modelling and business capability definition on a project to project basis. [...]

January 31st, 2016|About BA, Retail|0 Comments

Why a Business Architect Could Save your Company

written by Rob Enderle in CIO Magazine

A number of firms are contemplating the advantages of developing the business architect role. The goal of this position would be to connect IT to the business strategically. Columnist Rob Enderle looks at the benefits and challenges of doing this job right.

I was at BMC Engage this month [...]

Align your Requirements to Corporate Strategies Using Business Architecture

Written by Daniel Lambert

Introduction

In an article entitled “Business Analysts and Business Architecture” [1] published earlier this year in the Business Analyst Times, I got a comment from Duane Banks, a Business Analyst at United. I had shown a graphic were Business Analysts were only involved in some operation planning and mostly in delivery and [...]

Business Analysts and Business Architecture

by Daniel Lambert in Business Analysts Times

BUSINESS ARCHITECTURE: FROM CHAOS TO PROCESSES

Large corporations try to make sense from chaos that surrounds them by understanding their environments, finding rules of thumb, implementing robust, repeatable, replicable processes and ultimately optimize their profits. This reality gets to be more complicated with large corporations. It involves numerous professionals [...]

Making DevOps Business Driven – a Service View

by Steve Jones in Business SOA

I've been doing a bit recently around DevOps and what I've been seeing is that companies that having been scaling DevOps tend to run into a problem: exactly what is a good boundary for a DevOps team? Now I've talked before about how Microservices are just SOA with a [...]

Digital Transformation Doesn’t Have To Disrupt – Walgreens Shows How

written by Ben Kepes in Forbes

There is much discussion about digital transformation – taking an existing way of doing business and reimagining it for the age of the web. Often though, it takes the forms of a software-powered service disrupting traditional models. Amazon disrupting retail, Netflix disrupting block buster, Uber disrupting taxi companies. But [...]

Digital Strategies Play a Growing Role in Companies’ Growth Plans

written by Paul Demery in InternetRetailer.com

Digital strategies play a growing role in companies’ growth plans, but many B2B as well as B2C companies are hampered by lack of digital expertise and effective e-business organization, McKinsey says.

More than half of companies say digital business efforts, such as using web analytics and connecting employees and [...]