As I discussed in my previous blog and earlier, the capability concept is a great help in defining a good business architecture. It is used ever more widely and rightly so. As I mentioned in that blog, the concept itself is rooted in the defense domain, and from there it permeated various other domains. To […]
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?
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In this recent video, I outlined why enterprise architecture is an essential instrument in improving the capabilities of your organization. The notions of capability and capability-based planning have become quite popular and important in enterprise and business architecture in recent years. But there is also some confusion around this concept, in particular for those who […]
Business capabilities are stable building blocks that define what an organization does. They encompass elements such as people, processes and systems that come together to realize specific functions. Due to their relatively lasting nature and the way they consolidate various cross-domain components, capabilities are a very useful tool for facilitating dialogue between stakeholders on the business and […]
Even when an Enterprise Architecture practice is present in an organization, it is most often understood to be either strictly preoccupied with the management of IT, or at most with the management of business and IT together, but on a horizontal level. The truth is, however, that mature EA is not only capable but also expected to deliver a vertical […]
Planning and executing change is a key capability for organizations in this day and age. However, in order to do this successfully, businesses – especially large ones – must overcome the heavy burden of complexity that generally adds up as the organization scales up its operations. Complexity often means that an enterprise has little visibility into the full range of […]