Business & IT Alignment

The Composable Business: Business Architecture as an Organization’s Common Business Components

What’s a composable business? Composable means modularity. This installment of StraightTalk describes why modularity is beneficial to organizations and how business architecture serves as THE common, reusable business components for an organization.
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Network diagram showing enabling capabilities connections with products and applications

Products As Seen Through the Business Architecture Lens

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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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Guiding the Adoption of Artificial Intelligence With Business Design (SlideShare)

This SlideShare overview by Whynde Kuehn and Mike Clark explores the opportunities and implications for artificial intelligence, discusses how business design can be a crucial guide for AI, and provides key recommendations for moving into action. 
Network diagram showing relationship of business objects throughout business and IT architecture

Business Objects Are Ubiquitous Throughout Business & IT Architecture

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Colorful chart showing how business architecture can be used to build a cognitive enterprise

Using Business Architecture To Build A Cognitive Enterprise

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Colorful table showing how business architecture can be used to leverage enterprise decisions

Common Ways of Leveraging Business Architecture For Enterprise Decision Making

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Aligning Business Architecture & Enterprise Architecture Frameworks

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Circular diagram answering 6 questions that business architecture can answer regarding emerging technologies

Business Architecture Helps Organizations To Leverage Emerging Technologies

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