Value of Business Architecture

Consultants Saying Things About Business Architecture

In this episode, the Consultants Saying Things cast (Chris Lockhart, Phil Yanov, Oliver Cronk, and Whynde Kuehn), unpack business architecture including:
- What the heck IS Business Architecture anyway?
- How is it practiced? What are the methods and frameworks?
- What benefits does it provide? Who in the company should care?
- What are good examples of Business Architecture practice? What are bad ones?
- How does Business Architecture relate to Enterprise Architecture?
- How can you, yes YOU, get started in Business Architecture either as an employee in a company or as a consultant?
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The Value of Business Architecture: New Mindset, New Results

The need for business architecture has never been greater than it is now. Most organizations have evolved to become tremendously complex structures, which are now colliding with a world where constant change is the new normal. This in-depth, essential white paper explores how business architecture is essential for simplifying organizations and enabling a more effective approach to executing business direction. Original Publish Date: 31 March 2017 Revised: 12 March 2018
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Strategy Execution: An Incomplete Component of Business Education

The MBA Roundtable and the Business Architecture Guild® developed a short survey designed to better understand how strategy execution is taught in business graduate programs.  This whitepaper by Dr. Brian Cameron and Whynde Kuehn discusses the findings and recommended next steps.
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Making the Case for Business Architecture

One of the top challenges frequently cited by business architecture teams is building business architecture understanding and buy-in within their organizations. This compilation of resources can help you make the case for business architecture from different perspectives.
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Developing the Next Generation of Architects

In this thought-provoking conversation facilitated by Darryl Carr, Architecture Industry Leaders Whynde Kuehn and Paul Preiss dialog on how the combined experience of thousands of practitioners can be used to help inform the next generation of architects as they take on an accelerating pace of change.

This conversation was recorded during the November 2021 BILT conference on Architecture of Tomorrow, sponsored by IASA Global.
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Business Architecture Practice Leader Series – Jake Walker (9 of 9)

Business architecture thought leader Whynde Kuehn interviews Jake Walker, head of the business architecture practice at T. Rowe Price, a leading global investment firm managing over 1.5 trillion USD in client assets. Whynde and Jake discuss the value of business architecture, its unique role in business transformation, and how to build a successful practice in the organization.
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Business Architecture Practice Leader Series – Steven Scott (8 of 9)

Steven Scott, Director of Business Architecture at US-based multinational software company Autodesk, joins thought leader Whynde Kuehn on the value of business architecture, its unique role in business transformation, and how to build a successful practice in the organization.
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Business Architecture Practice Leader Series – Amélie Régimbal (7 of 9)

Amélie Régimbal, Director of Business Architecture at Desjardins, Canada's financial services cooperative and the largest federation of credit unions in North America, discusses with thought leader Whynde Kuehn on the value of business architecture, its unique role in business transformation, and how to build a successful practice in the organization.
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Business Architecture Practice Leader Series – Alex Randell (6 of 9)

Alex Randell, Director of HR Technology at Principal Financial Group, long-time business architecture leader, and member of the Business Architecture Guild joins thought leader Whynde Kuehn for a discussion on the value of business architecture, its unique role in business transformation, and how to build a successful practice in the organization.
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Business Architecture Practice Leader Series – Chris Jarvis (5 of 9)

Business Architecture thought leader, Whynde Kuehn, talks with Chris Jarvis, Enterprise Business Architect at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a financial regulator in the UK about the value of business architecture, its unique role in business transformation, and how to build a successful practice in the organization.
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