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Articles

Business Design Identifies and Points to the Data

External Resource: Cutter Consortium

18 February 2020

In this Cutter article, authors Whynde Kuehn and Mike Clark articulate the importance of systematic ways to assess, design, measure, implement, and effec­tively manage data, which enables leaders to increase the chances of maximizing the true potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), while meeting regulatory requirements. (Requires Cutter Membership to view full articles).

Business Architecture: What’s the ROI?

External Resource: Cutter Consortium

15 October 2019

This Executive Update offers business architect practitioners a valuable approach for calculating ROBAI (Return on Business Architecture Investment) designed to equip business architecture teams with the ability to demonstrate their value and impact across the organization. (Requires Cutter Membership to view full articles).

A Keystone for Digital Readiness

External Resource: Institute for Digital Transformation

10 October 2019

Your organization has been researching what digital transformation means, speaking with vendors about digital strategies and solutions, maybe even trying to find applications for artificial intelligence or other emerging technologies, and implementing agile approaches. But are you really ready for digital transformation? This article by Whynde Kuehn explores what digital readiness means and how business architecture is a keystone and critical starting point for digital readiness in your organization. © Reprinted from Institute for Digital Transformation.

The Gateway to Successful Digital Transformation

External Resource: Institute for Digital Transformation

7 February 2019

Digital transformation is a fundamental business change that also requires a rewiring of the way an organization operates. An often-overlooked discipline — business architecture — can facilitate the critical bridge between strategy and execution, as well as offer an enabling instrument for digital transformation within an organization. This article describes how the discipline can be a gateway to successful, business-driven digital transformation. © Reprinted from Institute for Digital Transformation.

The Business Architecture Summit: Lessons from the Mountain

External Resource: Cutter Consortium

28 March 2018

Establishing business architecture within an organization takes passion, persistence, and patience. Inspired by over a decade and a half of helping organizations to mature their practices — combined with personal mountaineering experiences — this Advisor shares a few lessons for conquering the “business architecture summit” using mountains as metaphor. (Available for Cutter Consortium members only). NOTE: Not a Cutter member? No worries. A longer version of this article is available for direct download from the S2E website.