Project Portfolio Management

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Leveraging Business Architecture to Translate Strategy Into Action (graphic recording version)

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Business Architecture In Action: Project and Application Portfolio management Decision At-A-Glance

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Guiding Initiative Prioritization and Planning

Explore how business architecture can be leveraged to guide initiative prioritization and planning.
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Scoping Initiatives From An Enterprise Perspective With Business Architecture

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How Business Architecture Breaks Down And Bridges Silos

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Common Ways of Leveraging Business Architecture For Enterprise Decision Making

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Enterprise Level Strategy To Execution

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Taking Initiative: How to Leverage Business Architecture for Initiative Planning

Leveraging business architecture for prioritizing, scoping, shaping, sequencing, informing and rationalizing initiatives is one of the most common – and powerful – uses of business architecture. Smart initiative planning is critical to effective strategy execution, and leveraging business architecture for it inherently shifts mindsets in new ways that consider the bigger picture for the enterprise both now and in the future. In this installment of StraightTalk, we will explore just a few different ways in which business architecture can be leveraged for initiative planning.
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Mind The Gap: How Business Architecture Breaks Down and Bridges Silos

Silos are in many ways just inherently human, but unchecked, they can become detrimental to an organization’s success. Business architecture is uniquely qualified to break down and bridge silos, as this installment explores.
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Decisions, Decisions: How Business Architecture Facilitates Better Decision-Making

In this installment of StraightTalk, we’ll take another look at business architecture in action. This time, we’ll focus on how it can be used as a framework for better decision-making. The intention here is to give you some examples of how you can use business architecture to support different types of decision-making within your organization. We’re confident these will inspire many more ideas of your own.
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