Reference Models


Building the Business Architecture Baseline

Get simple guidance on how to create a successsful, scalable and industry-aligned business architecture baseline.
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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Leveraging Business Architecture Industry Reference Models

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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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Hit the Ground Running! Business Architecture Development

This Cutter Consortium report describes how business architecture professionals can accelerate the development of their organization’s business architecture. Learn how to build the knowledgebase in an efficient way, leverage reference models that help jumpstart the business architecture, and utilize tools that enable scale and robust usage of the knowledgebase across the organization. By leveraging solid business architecture know-how, practitioners will be fully equipped to deliver business value across the entire strategy execution lifecycle. 

Accelerating Business Architecture: Using Reference Models

Organizations that desire to leverage business architecture for transformation, better strategy execution, or various types of decision making need to build their business architecture knowledgebase first before they can fully benefit from the discipline. This is part two of a three-part series of articles that describe how to accelerate the development of an organization’s business architecture. This article focuses on using reference models.

Speedy Business Architecture, Part 1 — Accelerating Business Architecture Development With Reference Models

We know that the business architecture knowledgebase is fundamental to the enterprise insights, analysis and ways of designing that are unique only to architecture. But how do we build our knowledgebase fast—especially if we’re just starting our business architecture practice? In this installment of StraightTalk, we talk about how we can leverage reference models to accelerate the development of a business architecture knowledgebase, so here goes.
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