Author Archives: Nadia Kaiser

Your Strategy Needs a Strategy: How to Choose and Execute the Right Approach

By Martin Reeves, Knut Haanaes & Janmejaya Sinha You think you have a winning strategy. But do you? Executives are bombarded with bestselling ideas and best practices for achieving a competitive advantage, but many of these ideas and practices contradict each other. Should you aim to be big or fast? Should you create a blue

Connecting the Dots: Aligning Projects With Objectives in Unpredictable Times

By Cathleen Benko Organizations are struggling for greater return on their multibillion-dollar technology and project-related investments. Individual projects may be useful, but when examined collectively, they often work at cross-purposes, duplicate each other’s efforts, or aim for obsolescing business objectives. And all are competing for scarce resources. In today’s earnings-driven business environment, companies must look

How Business Architecture Turns Digital Transformation Goals Into Reality

By: Tejas Vashi  Jan 30, 2018 Organizations going through digital business transformation are looking for ways to build and strengthen the bridge between technology solutions and business needs. Many organizations are finding that undertaking to be especially challenging because they can’t find people with the skills they need. According to Forrester Research, only about 15 percent

BIZBOK® Guide v7.5 Rolls Out New Business Architecture Reference Model Content, Other Updates

News Provided By: Business Architecture Guild  Mar 05, 2019, 08:53 ET SOQUEL, Calif., May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Business Architecture Associates (BAA) will offer its Business Architecture Boot Camp training in Dallas and London, Fall 2019, and Live Online, Business Architecture Immersion Course, July 2019. SOQUEL, Calif., March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Business Architecture Guild® announces availability of A Guide to the Business Architecture Body of

Business Architecture Associates Announces Business Architecture Training in Dallas and London

News Provided By:Business Architecture Associates May 30, 2019, 08:38 ET SOQUEL, Calif., May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Business Architecture Associates (BAA) will offer its Business Architecture Boot Camp training in Dallas and London, Fall 2019, and Live Online, Business Architecture Immersion Course, July 2019. BAA is pleased to announce a comprehensive curriculum of business architecture training courses to help organizations initiate, mature or

Business Architecture: Dispelling Twelve Common Myths

By William Ulrich, TSG, Inc. and BAA, Inc & Whynde Kuehn, S2E Transformation Inc. and BAA, Inc Business Architecture: An Evolving Discipline usiness architecture is a maturing discipline and drawing significant interest from a variety of organizations worldwide. It serves as a bridge between strategy and execution, making activities such as business transformation, enterprise planning,

The Business Capability Map: The “Rosetta Stone” of Business IT Alignment

By William Ulrich, Senior Consultant, Cutter Consortium & Michael Rosen, Director, Enterprise Architecture Practice An Introduction to Business Architecture Business architecture, in general, and capability mapping, in particular, have injected clarity into the complex business/IT transformation puzzle. The business capability provides the link between two complex, yet disparate, environments: business architecture and IT architecture. This

BUSINESS ARCHITECTURE: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

By William Ulrich, TSG, Inc. and BAA, Inc. & Whynde Kuehn, S2E Transformation Inc. and BAA, Inc. An Introduction to Business Architecture Business architecture is drawing significant interest from a wide variety of organizations worldwide. Yet business architecture is often misperceived as to its uses, origins, and value proposition. These misperceptions are the biggest barrier

Business Architecture: Putting “Business” into Enterprise Architecture

By William M. Ulrich, President, Business Architecture Guild & Dr. Richard Mark Soley, Chairman & CEO, Object Management Group By some estimates, there are more than one million professionals worldwide classified as business or Information Technology (IT) architect collectively falling under the umbrella category of “Enterprise architect.” They can interpret and shape deployment of business