Enterprise Architecture Means Business Perhaps it’s in the name – enterprise architecture. Maybe that’s what prevents business stakeholders from engaging in a more meaningful way with the EA team. Architecture summons images of systems design, technology infrastructure, software development – IT, in other words, and that spells techie guys in the basement. “Definitely not what […]
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.
As the Vice President of Customer Value here at BiZZdesign, it’s my job to work with a great many organizations and identify ways for them to successfully achieve their objectives. This means I deal with big enterprises, small enterprises; companies that have a mature EA practice, or are only just now starting out; from retail […]
The past few months have presented both challenge and opportunity for all organizations. The problems are immediate; businesses face financial pressures to sustain an existing cost base in a context of reduced staff availability and reduced revenue. Given the changing social dynamics, the opportunities are numerous.
I was recently invited onto the BiZZdesign Enterprise Architecture Podcast to discuss the journey of organizational change at the Royal Bank of Scotland, an initiative in which I’ve played an active role – and still do, in fact. I think it was a good talk and I encourage you to give it a listen if […]
In the first part of this blog post, we discussed in general how the structure of the ArchiMate modeling language matches the structure of both component and feature teams. In this second part, we want to go a bit deeper into this topic.