Introduction to Business Architecture

  1. The challenge is change
  2. Why build a Business Architecture for the business
  3. Phases
  4. Roles
  5. Business Architecture preparation

  1. Business Goal/Motivation Model
  2. Business Process Model
  3. Business Materials Model
  4. Business Organization Model
  5. Business Location Model
  6. Business Event Model

Creating Business Models for Managing the Business


  1. Why – Goals / Strategies Analysis
  2. How – Business Process Analysis
  3. What – Materials Requirements Analysis
  4. Who – Roles/Responsibilities Analysis
  5. Where – Location Analysis
  6. When – Events/Triggers Analysis

Business Analysis for Business Architecture


  1. Building the relationship models
  2. Identifying business capabilities
  3. Ranking business capabilities for implementation

Establishing the “Desired State” Business Architecture


  1. Generating the programs and capabilities
  2. Generating data driven programs and projects
  3. Generating goal driven programs and projects

Generating the Business Aligned Capabilities and Programs


  1. Alignment of capabilities, programs, and projects
  2. Roles and responsibilities
  3. Keeping the models “evergreen”
  4. Support tools consideration

Finalizing the Models for Implementation and Understanding


  1. Establishing major deliverables
  2. Explicating transition objectives
  3. Transition strategy

Strategies for Business Transition


  1. Task details
  2. Challenges
  3. Deliverables
  4. Support materials

Managing the Business Architecture Program


  1. Business “Planning” Models
  2. Business “Owner” Models
  3. Goals / Strategies Models
  4. Process / Activities Models
  5. Materials / Data Models
  6. Roles / Responsibility Models
  7. Location / Geography Models
  8. Event / Triggers Models

Additional Business Models for Consideration


    1. Ongoing engagement approach
    2. Ongoing planning challenges
    3. Deliverables

    Ongoing Business Architecture