Visual Business Architecture: Approaching the Discipline Differently

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June 10, 2019

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January 15, 2021

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Summary
The need for business architecture in organizations has never been greater than it is today, as organizations must continually sense and respond to opportunity and change. Though the business architecture discipline continues to gain traction at an ever-increasing pace, how the discipline is practiced is critical for its adoption and effectiveness. This article provides an overview of the importance of using visual techniques as part of a business architecture practice and highlights three aspects: visual design, graphic recording and facilitation, as well as storytelling.

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Please also see companion Cutter articles: Visual Design for Business Architecture (published June 2019); Graphic Recording and Graphic Facilitation for Business Architecture (published July 2019); Business Architects: The Guide in an Organization’s Story (published August 2019).

The article Business Architects: The Guild in an Organization's Story was selected as one of Cutter Consortium's Top Intriguing Business & Enterprise Architecture Articles for 2019.