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The Art of Measurement in Architecture

Whitepaper written by Daniel Lambert

Structuring an Enterprise or a Business Architecture model without measuring any of its key elements is a pure waste of time. An enterprise architect practice that mostly limits itself to information technology (“IT”) architecture metrics has a very siloed point of view of the organization and will usually not be [...]

10% Discount Until December 15, 2021

Take advantage of our 10% discount on our IRIS Business Architect software license and services. This offer is valid until December 15, 2021.

IRIS Business Architect is a browser-based application to design, architect, prioritize, and deliver your corporate future collaboratively successfully. Business executives, change managers, enterprise architects, business analysts, and agile experts use IRIS Business [...]

The Business Architecture Iceberg Syndrome

Whitepaper written by Daniel Lambert

Most well-known and traditional businesses are deploying digital technologies on the cloud, using the Internet of things and mobile applications. More and more are testing and starting to deploy artificial intelligence within their operations. However, just a few of these established companies have been designed for digital from the beginning.

Too [...]

Presenting IRIS Business Architect’s Newest European Partner, ACROSS & AHEAD

Benchmark Consulting, the creators of IRIS Business Architect, is proud to announce its partnership with ACROSS & AHEAD.

ACROSS & AHEAD is a specialist provider of advisory and training services in enterprise architecture, business architecture, business design, and digital transformation. Its mission is to help enterprises to look at business and operating models holistically and [...]

Presenting IRIS Business Architect’s Newest Partner, EA Principals

Benchmark Consulting, the creators of IRIS Business Architect, is proud to announce its partnership with EA Principals.

As a Gold Member of The Open Group, EA Principals is a well-established leader in Enterprise Architecture globally across all verticals, serving some of the world's most prestigious organizations.

EA Principals offers accredited courses in TOGAF® Version 9.2, [...]

Introducing IRIS Business Architect’s Newest Affiliate, Agora Insights

Benchmark Consulting, the creators of IRIS Business Architect, is delighted to announce its affiliation with Agora Insights, which specializes in training, mentoring, and consulting to support the business architecture and business analysis professions.

Agora Insights is a Guild Accredited Training Partner™ (GATP™) with the Business Architecture Guild® and an Endorsed Education Provider™ with the IIBA®.

“Our [...]

The Importance of a Modern Data Architecture

by Daniel Lambert

Data is everywhere. There were about 21.6 billion devices (phones, cameras, and sensors) of all types connected to the Internet in 2020 [1]. This was about 2.6 devices per person worldwide [2]. This number should grow to 5.0 devices per person by 2025. In terms of data, the numbers are astronomical. In [...]

Your Enterprise Architecture Practice Maturity Assessment – 2021 Survey Highlights

We have surveyed about the maturity assessment of Enterprise Architecture practices worldwide from April 22 to May 15, 2021. 230 individuals answered eleven questions in this survey mostly from organizations with over 5,000 employees. 89% of them were architects as shown in the figure below.

It's not too late to take the survey available on [...]

OUR BOOK NOW AVAILABLE IN FRENCH: “Practical Guide to Agile Strategy Execution: Design, Architect, Prioritize, and Deliver your Corporate Future Successfully”

Our book entitled "Practical Guide to Agile Strategy Execution: Design, Architect, Prioritize, and Deliver your Corporate Future Successfully" is now available in French either in France or Canada on Amazon.

We would like to thank Daniel Tchakounte for his excellent translation work. We hope you will enjoy reading it.

Browser-Based IRIS Business Architect Version 3 Free Trial

It’s never been easier to design, architect, prioritize, and deliver your corporate future successfully than with our new browser-based IRIS Busines Architect version 3 hosted on the cloud or on-premise, as shown in this 2-minute video. Ask for a demo, a trial, or additional information.