In the era of digital transformation organizations must establish an overarching strategy which outlines architectural roadmaps. By aligning business and IT architectures, business strategy modeling contextualizes the value an organization creates for its stakeholders, highlights the resources and capabilities it requires and outlines how the enterprise can achieve its goals.
Unsurprisingly, a rapidly changing application landscape applies pressure and creates challenges for an organization looking to establish robust roadmaps and paths forward. Linking the business and IT, and laying out a strategic direction, which be easily digested by a large array of stakeholders often runs into the following obstacles:
The strategic planning process lack support in the implementation phase.
Siloed corporate strategy teams and enterprise architects, leads to a breakdown in agreement on strategic objectives.
A lack of effective strategy mapping techniques renders business targets and goals poorly articulated.
An Overarching Disconnect
Poor or missing links between the business and enterprise architecture landscape results in failure to report on strategy implementation.
Strategy Modeling is vital, but why is it an Enterprise Architecture responsibility? This eBook will explore how EA can deliver better models, better strategy, and ultimately better resultsDownload now
An effective business strategy modeling exercise requires the following inputs:
Overt the first four-week period an organization which undertakes effective business strategy modeling can expect to realize a number of benefits: