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.
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.
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 …
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…
In the 1980s, Michael Porter proposed the Value Chain (VC) concept to illustrate the operation of a company.
A Value Chain is a set of activities that an organization carries out to deliver value to its customers and…
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.
Porter’s value chain outlines the key activities of an enterprise.
Today though, the question arises, does the rapid progress of the technology in the enterprise render the Value Chain insignificant?
The question came at least …
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 →
By The Open Group At The Open Group London 2014 event in October, the launch of The Open Group IT4IT™ Forum was announced. The goal of the new Forum is to create a Reference Architecture and standard that will allow … Continue reading →
A full EA consists of the integration of the Business, Technology and People/Organisation architectures.
Link: http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/ea-matters/capabilities-value-streams-processes-should-they-all-be-employed-to-model-the-enterprise-57916?rss=1 00
We are looking for more problem definitions and solutions to drive a collective global mindset forward to ensure that IT delivers benefits across the entire value chain. If we agree on what the problems are, prioritize and work on them in a wholly coll…