The promise of enterprise architecture is that it helps improve decision making. Typically, the role of the enterprise architect is to advise and enable other stakeholders to make better decisions. Therefore, Enterprise Architecture – more than anything else – is a social discipline, in that it demands social skills and interaction in order for practitioners […]
Challenges to business enterprise architecture adaptation
A key challenge to enterprise architecture is delivering business value at speed and providing short-term business outcomes while also executing on a longer-term strategy. Communicating clearly with management about options and alternatives in a complex environment is not easy. To control this complexity, you need to have all the relevant facts at your fingertips, but these are often spread out across many different sources and systems. So, the question becomes: How do you ensure your architecture practice is well-aligned with stakeholders’ needs and the organization’s strategy?
A collaborative business enterprise architecture design platform – Enterprise Studio enterprise architect software
BiZZdesign’s platform provide enterprise architects with a single, model-based source of truth on your enterprise architecture and all relevant related domains, including:
• Business process management
• Application architecture
• Data management
• Strategy models
• Project, program, and IT portfolios
• Business enterprise architecture
Our user-friendly HoriZZon portal offers clear dashboards for decision makers. Our standards-based implementation also makes it easy to link up with other systems to create an integrated view of your enterprise.
In our previous blog post on planning and roadmapping, we discussed the general idea of planning and roadmapping in the context of enterprise architecture and capability-based planning. We addressed different levels of roadmaps, ranging from short-term sprints of a few weeks to long-term, multi-year roadmaps. We also provided some first insights into the use of […]
A key driver for management in general and enterprise architecture in particular is to get a better grip on the future, on the evolution of your enterprise. A common technique to support this is roadmapping. A roadmap is a strategic plan that shows the main steps or milestones needed to achieve a desired outcome. It […]
– Marc Lankhorst, Fabian Aulkemeier In a previous blog post on the features of our collaboration platform, we have explained how you can support people in working together on architectures and other models via structured workflows. In that post, we looked ahead at future features to support this kind of collaboration. Time to update you […]
In my recent blog post on stakeholder communication, I described various basic forms of communication about architecture, with diagrams, tables, heatmaps and the like. What I did not touch upon in that post is how you can enrich your architecture (and other) models with additional data and display the results in various dashboards. That is […]