A helpful A-Z glossary listing key Business and IT transformation terms and technical definitions..

  • Abstract Process

    An Abstract Process represents interactions between a private business process and another process or participant.
  • Abstraction

    Abstraction is a technique for producing a high-level summarization or generalization of more complex or detailed topics or content.
  • Activity

    An Activity is work performed by an organization using business processes. An activity can be atomic or non-atomic (compound). Types of activities used within Process Models include Process, Sub-Process, and Task.
  • Activity Cost Worksheet

    Activity Cost Worksheets are a matrix that are used to analyze various costs of a set of activities.
  • Actor

    An Actor is a normally used to define a physical or quasi-physical entity, such as a person, organization, or system.
  • Ad Hoc Workflow System

    An Ad Hoc Workflow System is a type of workflow system that waits on users to indicate what should happen next.

EA vs BPA: Battle of the Acronyms

Aug 4, 2022, 15:15 PM by William Duhig
Businesses cannot modernize or evolve without confronting growing pains along the way, especially amidst digital transformation. Doing so requires having clearly defined roles, goals, and responsibilities surrounding business architecture and framework.

The evolving nature of these roles and responsibilities means many job descriptions persist and cross-over of expertise increases. In short, job acronym conflict results.
This eBook explains the history behind these roles and how together they can continue to support business strategy, people and systems, painting a truly comprehensive picture of their enterprise landscape.