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Strategy To Execution & Related Team Involvement

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The Strategy Execution Metanoia: A New Approach for Translating Strategy Into Action With Business Architecture

In today’s highly competitive business environment where constant change is the new normal, the imperative for unified business direction has never been more important. Yet all-too-many enterprises have siloed business practices. These isolated business units, product lines, or other organizational constructs hamstring strategic execution that in turn leads to sub-optimal customer experiences, expensive redundancy, increased time to market and reduced competitiveness. What if strategy execution were approached from an enterprise perspective instead of in silos? This essential white paper explores business architecture as a means to integrated business direction that is collectively architected, prioritized and planned from a business-driven, top-down approach. Original Publish Date: 30 April 2017
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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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Alignment of The Business Architecture and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Value Streams

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Outside-In, Inside-Out: How Customer Experience Design and Business Architecture Work Together

This installment of StraightTalk focuses on the topic of customer experience design and explores what it is, why it is important, and how it fits hand-in-hand with business architecture.
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Customer Journey & Business Architecture Alignment (Retail Example)

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How Business Architecture and Customer Experience Design Work Together

Krishan Jogia and Fran Mether of Evolve & Amplify, a problem-solving advisory firm, share their unique perspectives with Whynde Kuehn on customer experience (CX) design with an emphasis on the nexus between business architecture and CX.
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Business Architecture: Answering the Call to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals Webinar

People from all perspectives and sectors — far beyond the realm of governments and nonprofit organizations — recognize the urgency of achieving the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The UN SDG is a bold global agenda helping the world move beyond traditional indicators such as GDP growth and per capita income to a broader set of objectives that include well-being, environmental sustainability, and social fairness. The responsibility to contribute — and the new possibilities for doing so — is resonating with more and more individuals and organizations. How can your organization determine its involvement level and measure its results?

In this on-demand Cutter webinar, Whynde Kuehn discusses how organizations can leverage business architecture to support the UN’s SDGs. You will learn how to determine which SDGs are relevant to your organization, thereby aligning motivation with action, and how to set internal objectives and metrics to help your organization achieve its desired level of contribution. Furthermore, you will explore how to leverage business architecture across organizational boundaries to facilitate collaboration on SDG achievement.
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Business Architecture and the Strategy Journey: Practicing the Art of Business Architecture and Its Role Within the Strategy Journey

In this installment of StraightTalk, we highlight 10 powerful takeaways from a conversation with Julie Choo, author of THE STRATEGY JOURNEY book, creator of THE STRATEGY JOURNEY Framework, and founder of the Stratability Academy, on how to practice the art of business architecture and how the discipline fits within the broader context of the strategy journey.
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Business Architecture and the Strategy Journey: A Fireside Chat With Julie Choo

Julie Choo, author of THE STRATEGY JOURNEY book, creator of THE STRATEGY JOURNEY Framework, and founder of the Stratability Academy joins long-time business architecture practitioner and global thought leader Whynde Kuehn for an in-depth video conversation on the art of business architecture and the intersection of the strategy journey.

Part 1: Meet Julie and a Journey in Career Evolution
Part 2: The Strategy Journey and the Value of Business Architecture
Part 3: Practicing the Art of Business Architecture
Part 4: Advice to Help Business Architects Succeed
Part 5: Advice for Executives on Leveraging Business Architecture
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