The Business Architecture Summit: A Vision For Business Architecture Practice Maturity and How To Get There

By Whynde Kuehn | 21 January 2019

Having a clear vision of what we are working towards is essential to guide and inspire any journey, so in this installment of StraightTalk, we explore a concept for what it means to be a mature business architecture practice, and how to get there. In other words, if we climb this business architecture mountain, what’s […]

You Complete Me: How Business Architecture and Business Process Fit Together

By Whynde Kuehn | 3 December 2018

In this installment of StraightTalk, we will explore another BFF of business architecture: business process. There is a great passion for both of these disciplines and how they work together. If we were using the Scoville Heat Index (a.k.a. chili pepper scale), this topic would be hot, hot, hot (say a Red Savina Habanero). These two […]

Being Disruptive: The Connection Between Business Architecture and Innovation

By Whynde Kuehn | 19 November 2018

In this installment of StraightTalk, we will explore an often overlooked bestie of business architecture: innovation. These two disciplines can and should team up to enable an organization to fully benefit from its innovation activities. Doesn’t business architecture get in the way of innovation and slow it down? No. The idea that business architecture and […]

How to Implement Business Architecture Governance – Take 2

By Whynde Kuehn | 5 November 2018

In this installment of StraightTalk, we are further exploring a big, scary and loaded concept of business architecture governance. In Post No. 38, we took a practical look at what we should govern. In this post, we will look at how to implement the governance concepts we discussed previously. Here goes again. P.S. Post No. […]

What is Business Architecture Governance Anyway – Take 1

By Whynde Kuehn | 15 October 2018

In this installment of StraightTalk, we are taking on a big, scary and loaded concept: business architecture governance. This topic is both filled with confusion and lack of information. (As noted by the sparse number of resources listed within More Good Stuff.) This is due in part to the relative newness of the business architecture […]