Many organizations with large legacy application landscapes can no longer postpone a major overhaul of their IT. But how do you avoid creating tomorrow’s legacy today all over again? And how do you spend your IT budget in the most sensible way? Next to appropriate design and development practices (e.g. enterprise architecture, agile and DevOps, […]
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 a recent article by McKinsey, they eloquently argued the importance of enterprise architecture for digital transformations. But they also provide some important criticism of the state of practice. To be really effective at supporting digital transformations, many enterprise architecture practices need to change their behavior.
On June 14, The Open Group launched the new version of the ArchiMate modeling language for enterprise architecture at the Enterprise Architecture Conference 2016 in London. This is a new step in the development of a standard that started in Netherlands, but in the meantime has received broad international acceptance.
Agility has become a key ability of enterprises. The pace at which customers require changes, at which new laws and regulations affect services and introduce processes, and the ease with which competitors can disrupt your business, as Google and Apple do nowadays, leads to tremendous pressure. Pressure to change rapidly, to adopt new technologies, to […]
In theory, an ArchiMate® model can be created using just pen and pen, or a whiteboard and markers. There are also software platforms that provide an ArchiMate modeling environment, which come with many automated capabilities and analysis functions. However in this post, we will focus on an important element in maturing into an advanced, mission critical […]