As discussed in the introduction of this blog series, the maturation of the business architecture discipline makes the role of model-based support for design, analysis and decision-making increasingly important. Therefore, we introduced you to several useful techniques for business architecture modeling and how they are supported by BiZZdesign Enterprise Studio. In this blog, we will […]
Challenges to risk mitigation
The complexity of your organization can be a major obstacle in getting the insights needed to manage operational risk. Financial, reputational and regulatory risks are difficult to evaluate and even more difficult to mitigate. Cyber security, technology lifecycle and the increasing dependence on external services are a constant headache and add more complexity to the picture. So, how can you assess the potential ripple effects of an apparently local problem? How can you, as Chief Risk Officer, prioritize issues or optimally allocate budgets for risk mitigation?
An integrated overview of the business and IT operations
BiZZdesign’s platform provides you with an integrated overview of the business and IT operations of your enterprise that are essential in enterprise risk management. Our advanced analysis algorithms help you assess various vulnerabilities, analyze the resulting risks and design appropriate mitigating measures.
Our portfolio management and road-mapping features help you allocate budgets and plan improvements, putting your resources where they count most. Our reporting and publication functionalities offer crucial insights to everyone involved, including internal and external regulators, auditors and employees in operations who need to adhere to various procedures. This platform helps everyone act swiftly and decisively when problems do occur.
In my two previous blog posts, I described dependency analysis and impact analysis. These two kinds of analysis focus on what you might call the steady state of your enterprise, or the enterprise at rest. But there is also the enterprise in motion, where we look at the behavior of the enterprise, in particular its […]
Strategists, architects, process experts, software developers, data managers and other professionals involved in changing the enterprise often put substantial effort in creating all kinds of useful models of their designs. In many cases, such business models, enterprise architecture models, business process models, software models, data models and more are only used to specify some design, […]
In my previous blog I wrote about the importance of models to successfully complete a merger, acquisition or divestiture. Of course, one organization’s divestiture may be another one’s acquisition. In this blog post I’ll share one my personal experiences as a consultant, supporting two government agencies that were in the middle of this process.
Organizations involved in major strategic changes such as mergers, acquisitions and divestitures often focus mostly on the financial and market aspects of the change. What is the impact on your market share? How can you increase buying power from your suppliers? What cost savings can be realized by exploiting synergies?