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StraightTalk is a professional business blog on a mission to explain business architecture, end-to-end, with the goal of helping to advance the discipline globally through shared knowledge. It's like your personal guide through the world of business architecture — delivered twice monthly.

The Business Architecture Sherpa Series – Frequently Asked Business Architecture Questions, Part 2

By Whynde Kuehn | 18 June 2018

Subscribe > In this installment, StraightTalk Post No. 30, we have the second half of the questions and answers (#11-#20) to our top 20 FABAQ (Frequently Asked Business Architecture Questions), which help you understand and help you help others understand the importance and value of business architecture. Feeling smarter already? P.S. Just in case you […]

The Business Architecture Sherpa Series – Frequently Asked Business Architecture Questions, Part 1

By Whynde Kuehn | 4 June 2018

Subscribe > StraightTalk Post No. 29 is all about answers to everyone’s FABAQ (Frequently Asked Business Architecture Questions) and there are lots of them. Why are we doing this? First, because we’re here to help you understand. That is what StraightTalk is all about. Second, because we want to help you help others by arming […]

Making the Grade: Assessing Business Architecture

By Whynde Kuehn | 21 May 2018

Subscribe > In this installment, StraightTalk Post No. 28, we are going to look at a topic of increasing interest and practice: business architecture assessments. What are we talking about here? Performing business architecture assessments is the idea capturing various metrics about an organization’s business architecture, which can then be assessed to identify improvement opportunities […]

Being on the SAFe Side: How Business Architecture and Agile Fit Together

By Whynde Kuehn | 7 May 2018

Subscribe > StraightTalk has another BFF and it is agile. Here in Post No. 27 we will talk about a hot topic with our guest star, Alex Randell, who gives us the straight talk on what all of this agile stuff means and how business architecture can help. This post is based on our recent […]

The Canvas Awaits—How Business Models and Business Architecture Fit Together

Guest Starring: Linda Finley

By Whynde Kuehn | 16 April 2018

Subscribe to StraightTalk > Get ready for some StraightTalk on a topic we all love: business models. Here in Post No. 26, our shining guest star, Linda Finley, talks about what they are and how they are BFF (Best Friends Forever) with business architecture. This installment is based on our recent interview with her. Disclaimer: […]