STRAIGHT TALK — THE BLOG

The Enterprise Advocate: How Business Architecture Brings Clarity to Customers and Products

By Whynde Kuehn | 4 November 2019

Business architects are advocates. For who? For the enterprise. In the daily busyness of strategizing, transforming, implementing new technologies, adapting to new methods, continuously improving, making sure to stay compliant — and of course delivering for customers — it is easy to get very focused on our initiatives, our products, our business units, our pressures, […]

Semper Paratus (Always Ready): Digital Readiness and How Business Architecture Can Accelerate Preparedness

By Whynde Kuehn | 21 October 2019

Digital transformation. Digital strategy.  Digital economy. Digital technology. Everything digital. But what does it really mean and how do we get ready for such a thing? Can we ever be ready? This installment of StraightTalk explores the topic of digital readiness: what it is, how we measure it, how we get there – and how […]

Envisioning The Future Organization: How Business Architecture Can Help Organizations To Become A Cognitive Enterprise

By Whynde Kuehn | 7 October 2019

Going digital: It’s on everyone’s mind. And business architecture can help. So, in this installment of StraightTalk, we’ll explore the concept of a cognitive enterprise: what it means, a vision of what can be, how to get there, and the important role business architecture plays to make it real. And we brought in a guest […]

Evolving the Organizational DNA, Part 3: How Business Architecture Can Enable Ethical Decision Making and Actions

By Whynde Kuehn | 16 September 2019

This is the third and final installment in a series on how business architecture can be used to catalyze, embed and enforce key sustainability, legal and ethical considerations into an organization’s DNA. In this StraightTalk post, we explore how organizations can leverage business architecture to ensure ethical decision-making and actions.  What are ethics again? Ethics is defined as […]

Evolving the Organizational DNA, Part 2: How Business Architecture Can Enable Policy Making and Compliance

By Whynde Kuehn | 2 September 2019

In our StraightTalk three-part series, we examine how business architecture can be used to catalyze, embed and enforce key sustainability, legal and ethical considerations into an organization’s DNA. In this post, our second installment, we’ll explore how organizations can leverage business architecture to enable policy making and compliance. First things, first. What’s a policy? We’ll […]