What does “Business Architecture” mean? How do we create a Business Architecture? And critically how do we practically apply it to help inform strategic decisions and investments?
This talk will demonstrate the key points in creating a Business Architecture, the major artefacts and how to apply them.
Introduction : What is a Business architecture & why do we need one?
The Strategic Context: capturing and articulating business motivation
The value system and the business value chain
The Business Capability view
What is a Business Capability?: How do we describe a Capability?
Identifying strategically important Capabilities
Measuring Capability maturity and gaps
Views and viewpoints:
Business & Technology Pain points
Programme overlay: Are we investing in the right capabilities & applications to address them?
Architecture interconnects: Business Architecture, Enterprise Architecture and the Strategic Roadmap
Creating traceability from IT decisions to business goals
Throughout a Case Study from Financial Services will be used to illustrate the approach