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Strategy To Execution & Related Team Involvement

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Leveraging Business Architecture for Technology-Related Decisions

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Decisions, Decisions — The Technology Edition: How Business Architecture Facilitates Better Technology-Related Decisions

Business architecture is an excellent framework for informing decisions of all kinds. In this installment of StraightTalk, we explore just a few ideas for how business architecture can be leveraged to inform technology-related decisions, including technology assessment, selection, design, planning and management.
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Business Architecture Survey Question: Organization Leverage

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Digital Transformation in the Time of COVID: What We Can Learn?

This article reflects on what we have achieved and what we have learned during the COVID-19 outbreak, and how organizations can build upon this momentum for the deeper transformation needed to truly become a digital enterprise.
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The Silver Lining – How Business Architecture Informs Cloud Decision-Making

This installment of StraightTalk explores how business architecture can be leveraged to provide the critical business context to inform decision-making around cloud strategy and migration.
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How Business Architecture Informs Cloud Decision Making

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Crystal Clear – How To Translate Strategy With Business Architecture

This installment of StraightTalk explores how business architecture can be leveraged to translate strategy into initiatives, including the how-to and the benefits.
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Four Benefits of Translating Strategy Into Initiatives Using Business Architecture

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Bridging Silos With Business Architecture

Business architecture is many different things, capable of delivering many different value propositions to an organization. It is a shared enterprise business language and mental model; a macro business lens for analyzing investments, risks, opportunities, and more; a key component of end-to-end strategy execution; and an important mechanism to bridge and break down silos. Certainly, silos can be necessary for organizations to operate; however, silos can be detrimental to an organization’s success. This article explores the challenges with organizational silos and how business architecture is uniquely qualified to address them.
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