What is Business Architecture?

The BAWorld

Business Architecture is a holistic framework for aligning an organization with its goals, and in turn, making it more competitive. In this article, we’ll discuss what business architecture is? Business architecture is the blueprint of a company.

How DevOps Enables Business Architecture Alignment

Leading Agile

Additionally, we’ll discuss the common failure modes we often see in our clients’ business architecture.


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How DevOps Enables Business Architecture Alignment

Leading Agile

Additionally, we’ll discuss the common failure modes we often see in our clients’ business architecture. 2:21 Business Alignment Failure Modes. And we still care about all of those things, we’re just focused in on the technology and architecture slides too.

Business architecture with Zachman


Generic Business Architecture. Before looking at the Zachman framework for an architecture, take a look at the accompanying diagram; The business process architecture shows the key business processes and their inter-relationships.

Business value streams and capabilities

BA Coach

What do business value streams and capabilities mean to an agile team? Examples of this could be increased customer satisfaction, implementation of a more efficient business process or the automation of a tedious tasks thereby freeing staff up to perform more challenging work.

Process Improvement – Its All About The Benefits

IRM Connects

Business Analysis Business Process Management Change Management BA Community business analysis business architecture Business Process management Business Process Management Conference Europe Business requirements data governance enterprise architecture enterprise data management IRM UKHow about if you could easily see the benefits of your process improvement work? Would that help your organisation make better changes?

A Simple Guide to Assess Your Agile Maturity Level


And I do agree with some of the positions against them – as a business analyst by trade, my answer to a lot of direct questions has always been, “it depends”. I mostly found that business agility and the existence of references to a good business architecture were missing from many of them.

Key Skills of Business Analyst in Analytics Projects

The BAWorld

Business data analytics is an area of study that targets effective business decision-making as opposed to using the rigorous technical know-how through which data is analyzed. Business Knowledge. Determining suitable data sets based on the current business situation. ?

The First Step to Creating Business Value

Leading Agile

The first step to creating business value throughout the organization is to identify the right business capabilities to organize around. And so, the thing that we hunt, like I said, is typically the business capability.

Introduction to Business Analysis Body of Knowledge

BA Coach

The goal of this series is to introduce you to the business analysis framework defined in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK ® for short) and the organisation behind it: the International Institute of Business Analysis. The field of business analysis is very broad.

Seeing Your Vision

Leading Agile

Ultimately vision provides a sense of meaning, an impetus, and direction for the business. When measured against, it forces your business to innovate, continuously improve, and be accountable to progress.

Unleashing the Power of Visual Thinking – Interview with Grant Wright

Business Bullet

Grant Wright facilitated a half day workshop at the European Business Analysis conference 2020 on Unleashing the power of visual thinking. The post Unleashing the Power of Visual Thinking - Interview with Grant Wright first appeared on Business Bullet. Business Analysis

 Executive’s Guide To Large-Scale Agile Transformation & Sustaining An Adaptive Enterprise w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

I’m talking about business agility or I’m talking about something else. And there is a shift towards talking about business agility, or digital transformation or like the industry is hunting some of these big words. And so sustainable business agility.

Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

So, that was kind of cool, the thing that I was doing like right before we met was I had been brought into Microsoft as a contractor, building out a business architecture practice, I think they called motion. Well, actually, before I hear that, what is business capability modeling?

Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

And business architecture kind of a nebulous term, but how do you form teams? And we’re trying to go into these organizations and we’re attempting to make really meaningful business changes. I’m talking about business agility, helped me with business agility.

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Agile Unplugged EP05 | Projects to Products | Mike Cottmeyer & Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

What I had been doing was working with business architecture capability models to try to come up with organizational patterns and work breakdown patterns that matched so we could get worked on organizations. It’s about solving business problems.

Underlying Competencies for a BA as per BABOK – Behavioral Characteristics and Business Knowledge


Business Analysis – Underlying Competencies. In this article we cover the 2 nd and 3 rd aspects of the underlying competencies for a Business Analyst as per BABOK namely Behavioral Characteristics and Business Knowledge. These characteristics are not unique to the role of a Business Analyst. Nonetheless, they play a key role in increasing personal effectiveness at work and exist at the core of every Business analyst’s skillset. Business Knowledge.

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Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

– So, it took what we had understood about architecture and enterprise architecture and good design principles, and applied it to good program management disciplines that folks like you also brought to the table. We still need to have good architecture.

Blog: IIBA BABOK Version Three Released This Week

IAG Consulting

International Institute of Business Analysis® (IIBA®) has just releasing a new version of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®) which has expanded the scope of the standard to new areas like business architecture and BPM, revamped the knowledge area and task structure, and added dozens of additional techniques to the guide. CBAP® and CCBA® are registered certification marks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis.

Mike Cottmeyer | Elevate Agile 2019 | The Systems of Agility

Leading Agile

What are the business capabilities? How are we going to organize around the business capabilities? What are we going to do with the technology architecture? Well, this is the business architecture. Connecting the dots out to the business every step of the way.

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Blog: Top 9 Tips for an RDM Software Selection Project

IAG Consulting

Apply sound project management and business analysis practices to assure that the solution you select best meets your need. The project manager and business analyst for the RDM software selection project should set measurable objectives to be achieved. Make sure you have clearly defined and documented the requirements-related activities and business rules that the software is intended to support. Business Analysis Most Popular RDM requirements software

Agile Unplugged EP04 | Mike Cottmeyer and Matt Van Vleet

Leading Agile

Because one of the hardest things to do is to take a legacy application, find the seams in it, find the ways to break that architecture and make it more componetized, find a way to get those tests in place because it wasn’t designed to be testable.

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