Role & Competencies

Business Architect Strengths Study Brief

The innovative Business Architect Strengths Study uncovers insights that can help business architects, their executives, and the industry maximize the impact of business architecture. This brief highlights the findings and provides a link to a downloadable 2-page summary.
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Business Architect Strengths Study Brief Download

The innovative Business Architect Strengths Study uncovers insights that can help business architects, their executives, and the industry maximize the impact of business architecture. This brief highlights the findings in a 2-page summary.
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The Business Architecture Team

This essential white paper provides practical guidance and useful best practices to successfully establish a business architecture team within an organization. The work is based on more than a decade and a half of firsthand experience with business architecture teams around the world, as well as work with various industry bodies and thought leaders. This comprehensive guide addresses top questions business architecture leaders and practitioners typically ask, and provides the necessary guidance for a successful business architecture journey. Original Publish Date: 30 November 2017
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The Argument: Better Architecture Everyday

Originally published by Iasa Global, Founder Paul Preiss moderates an off-the-cuff discussion with two prominent leaders in architecture transformation and leadership – Whynde Kuehn and Eva Kammerfors. This engaging podcast covers how to create a true business-impacting architecture practice, how to become a transformational chief architect, and how to help organizations manage change in the context of a dynamic business environment. Topics include qualities of bringing architects together, shared interactions between business and solution architects, and how to grow a practice that delivers on the promise of digital.
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Survey: Business Architects’ Unique Traits 

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A Professional Opinion: How Architecture Can Become a True Profession

This double-installment StraightTalk validates the concept of business architecture as a real discipline and career path. It is based on the perspectives and visions from two worldwide authorities on the topic, Dr. Brian Cameron and Paul Preiss. We first explore the topic through an academic lens and then through the broader lens of architecture as a profession which includes all architects together, in business and technology.
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Architecture as a Profession

In this podcast, global business architecture thought leader Whynde Kuehn interviews Paul Preiss, Founder and CEO of Iasa Global on the topic of what it really means for architecture as a profession.
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Business Architecture in Academia

In this podcast, Dr. Brian Cameron, Associate Dean for Professional Graduate Programs in the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University, shares his unique perspectives with Whynde Kuehn, global business architecture thought leader and educator.
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Maximizing Business Architects and the Science of Strengths

This article, published by Cutter Consortium, provides a small subset of key research findings from the Business Architect Strengths Study. It also describes what these findings mean for most effectively leveraging the unique abilities of business architecture within our organizations.
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Business Architect Strengths: How to Maximize the Impact of Business Architects

This installment of StraightTalk offers some fresh, data-based insights on the human side of business architecture from the Business Architect Strengths Study. This is a good starting point to help us explore how to leverage our unique strengths and work with others, not only to succeed in the business architect role but also to drive change with business architecture.
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