Business architecture is the analysis and design of business strategy, structures, capabilities, processes and metrics. As a discipline, it has a broad scope. As a practice, teams typically focus on a few areas of strategic importance to a firm.
In some cases, key elements of the Business Architecture may be done in other activities; for example, the enterprise mission, vision, strategy, and goals may be documented as part of some wider business strategy or enterprise planning activity that has its own lifecycle within the enterprise.
Develop a business architecture strategy based on a situational awareness of various business scenarios and motivations. Apply a structured business architecture approach and methodology for capturing the key views of the enterprise.
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The Business Architecture Framework has become virtually the world standard for expressing and laying out the framework for business architecture and has the tools every business architect needs. It consists of a two dimensional classification model based on the intersection of six communication questions (What, Where, When, Why, …
Business architecture represents a business in the absence of any IT architecture while enterprise architecture provides an overarching framework for business and IT architecture. The history of business architecture has its origins in the 1980s.
The history of business architecture has its origins in the 1980s. In the next decades business architecture has developed into a discipline of “crossorganizational design of the business as a whole” close related to enterprise architecture.
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