Monday, December 12, 2022


The ultimate goal of Business Architecture is to envision and design the future state of the business.

Business Architecture is like a compass tool for the organization to navigate through the right direction, implement a good strategy by enhancing the processes of problem diagnosis (current state), setting up policy/guideline, doing gap/impact analysis to define where and how, that bridges the gap between what is required and how it is implemented, and taking cohesive actions in change management. 

The information provided in the architecture provides guidance/direction on what steps need to be taken by the board and senior executives to reach their strategic goals for the company.


Initiate Architecture Assessment

Initiatearchitectureassessment Re-imagining the future of business is exciting, but investigating the different paths for unlocking business performance and potential needs to take a systematic approach and use effective tools to orchestrate structural change, and dynamic business ecosystem.

InitiatearchitectureAnalysis Not being able to provide a clear value proposition is a big hurdle for EA to clear and get the credibility to be able to make a difference within an organization. When you propose an EA initiative to the C-level executives who look at how the EA initiative will contribute to the bottom line or even top-line growth. So how would one go about justifying the costs for such an initiative when you cannot measure the intangible benefits?

Initiativesofarchitecture Enterprise Architecture has three layers - abstract, logical, and physical. The criteria of the EA initiative success relies heavily on how the business vision and goals are aligned and mapped to the architecture and design components across domains and eventually to the implementation.

Invalubleactivitiesofarchitecture Business Architecture should play a critical role in designing and managing future businesses in the transition to the strategic state, to move up the organizational maturity level. Business Architecture can be invaluable for performing a wide array of services, including strategic positions via competitive analysis, process optimization and governance, culture design & reinvention, as well as a wide array of other business functions. The ultimate goal of Business Architecture is to envision and design the future state of the business.

The management and architects should ponder: What is the role Business Architecture may play to design and manage future businesses that can respond to “VUCA” reality, with multidimensional factors impacting business model, business operations, and business reputation? Which skills the architects and designers should sharpen in order to design the future of business? Did the presence of architectural artifacts actually influence business investment decisions, and drive transformative changes?

InitiativesofarchitectureIn dealing with rapid change and marketing dynamic, the Business Architecture's role in designing and planning future enterprise is to gain the long term strategic-choreography perspectives, understand business complexity and its hyperconnected, interdependent ecosystem, not just a snapshot of the current business circumstances.

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