3 months, 1 day ago

Service Brokering and an Enterprise Standard – Build your Competitive Advantage in the Digital World

Over the last ten years I have focused on cloud computing and seen increased adoption of cloud in enterprises. Companies large and small have adopted Software as a Service (SaaS) and traditional private/public PaaS/IaaS cloud services to expand their digital footprint. In doing so they depend increasingly on an ever-larger supplier community to obtain the digital support required to run their business.

1 year, 5 months ago

The IT4IT™ Standard – What is all the fuss about? Isn’t it just an architecture after all?

In October 2015, The Open Group launched a new standard, The Open Group IT4IT™ Reference Architecture, and I personally feel this may have been one of the biggest events when it comes to the history of IT. At last, IT is starting to really mature! Let me tell you why I have this view.

3 years, 22 days ago

The Business Model represented as an Enterprise Architecture view

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A Business Model expressed as a Value Chain would show the sequence of high level processes that add to the margin and accumulate cost at each stage of the chain. 
 
Two different Business Models for the same type …

3 years, 27 days ago

The Business Model expressed as a Value Chain

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While a Business Model (BM) identifies the way a company (activities, resources, channels, partnerships… as described in the BM canvas) returns value/profit while delivering the product, the Value Chain identifies the company s…

3 years, 8 months ago

How to re-organise the enterprise around services

Autonomy empowers the enterprise departments to organise and govern themselves. Hence, an enterprise organised in autonomous units would promote motivation, stimulate initiative, manage resources and take ownership of deliverables more responsibly.

4 years, 4 months ago

The Open Group San Diego 2015 – Day Two Highlights

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group Day two, February 3, kicked off with a presentation by Allen Brown, President and CEO of The Open Group, “What I Don’t Need from Business Architecture… and What I … Continue reading