ArchiMate provides a powerful language to visually describe the architecture of an enterprise at different layers – from strategy to implementation.
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.
Today, organizations need to move at speed and adapt their business to a volatile environment, while at the same time dealing with many inside and outside stakeholders and influences, ranging from customers and partners in the ecosystem to regulators, competitors, and the uncertain effects of politics (viz. Brexit or the US-China trade war). To be […]
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 […]
In my previous blog post (https://bizzdesign.com/blog/a-pattern-for-sizing-archimate-diagrams) I described why it is useful to reduce complexity when creating architecture diagrams. It supports the architect by guiding the creation of diagrams and it supports the reader by not creating overly complex diagrams (too many different types of concepts). Each viewpoint addresses a specific concern, e.g. a capability […]
In our previous blog post, we outlined why Enterprise Architecture and Agile/DevOps are key in becoming an adaptive enterprise. We also described several use cases where EA can strengthen Agile and DevOps practices. Now, we want to focus on the ways in which you can connect these in practice, using architecture models and appropriate tool […]