Business Process

Network diagram showing relationship of business objects throughout business and IT architecture

Business Objects Are Ubiquitous Throughout Business & IT Architecture

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Four quadrants showing how business architecture can reduce siloed mindsets and increase productivity in the organization

How Business Architecture Breaks Down And Bridges Silos

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Untangling Customer Journeys, Architecture and Process Within Strategy Execution Context

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Mind The Gap: How Business Architecture Breaks Down and Bridges Silos

Silos are in many ways just inherently human, but unchecked, they can become detrimental to an organization’s success. Business architecture is uniquely qualified to break down and bridge silos, as this installment explores.
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You Complete Me: How Business Architecture and Business Process Fit Together

In this installment of StraightTalk, we will explore another BFF of business architecture: business process. These two critical disciplines can—and should—work together in many ways as they are essential to helping organizations react to change and operate effectively. We will cover some of the key concepts here.
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Untangling Customer Journeys, Value Chains, Value Streams, and Business Processes

This article discusses four often confused organizational views: customer journeys, value chains, value streams, and business processes. On the surface, each of these business artifacts may appear to have some similar elements, such as the business vocabulary they use or the fact that they represent some concept of “flow.” However, as this article clarifies, all four views differ in both intention and representation and thus should be clearly differentiated from each other.