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Manufacturing Business Architecture Framework and Examples

You’ve got a good manufacturing enterprise architecture team, focused mostly on applications, data, and services? Your business stakeholders do not understand what you're doing with your EA tool? Your agile IT delivery team does not know or have easy access to your information?

Including business architecture to your EA practice could make your team [...]

Retail Business Architecture Framework and Examples

You’ve got a good enterprise architecture team, focused mostly on applications, data, and services? Your business stakeholders do not understand what you're doing with your EA tool? Your agile IT delivery team does not know or have easy access to your information?

Including business architecture to your EA practice could make your team much [...]

Utility Business Architecture Frameworks and Examples

You’ve got a good enterprise architecture team, focused mostly on applications, data, and services? Your business stakeholders do not understand what you're doing with your EA tool? Your agile IT delivery team does not know or have easy access to your information?

Including business architecture to your EA practice could make your team much [...]

Pharmaceutical Business Architecture Framework and Examples

You’ve got a good enterprise architecture team, focused mostly on applications, data, and services? Your business stakeholders do not understand what you're doing with your EA tool? Your agile IT delivery team does not know or have easy access to your information?

Including business architecture to your EA practice could make your team much [...]

BOOK: Practical Guide to Agile Strategy Execution: Design, Architect, Prioritize, and Deliver your Corporate Future Successfully

We're glad to announce that the book entitled "Practical Guide to Agile Strategy Execution: Design, Architect, Prioritize, and Deliver your Corporate Future Successfully" is now available on Amazon. It includes 104 figures, 105 common definitions, 229 references, and 266 pages (191 pages on the hard copy version). A majority of the figures were easily [...]

The Significance of Value in Architecture

Whitepaper written by Daniel Lambert

Business architecture is not just about business capabilities and business processes. It's foremost about optimizing value for your customers as an agile organization.

The Importance of Value in Architecture

Traditionally, business processes have been the principal mean of interaction between business stakeholders in enterprise architecture. As for the notion of business capability, [...]

New Strategic Partner: Ontologics

We are extremely proud to announce that Ontologics is now our IRIS Business Architect partner in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Singapore.

Ontologics’ experienced and reputable experts can now offer the IRIS Business Architect software application as a way to accelerate the value of your architecture activities. IRIS Business Architect provides a low cost/high-value software application [...]

Business Design and Architecture

by Daniel Lambert

Business architects and enterprise architects are often asked to prioritize initiatives and projects. To complete this task, they need their organization’s strategies, goals, tactics, and objectives. Too often, these can be very difficult to gather either because architects have never been aware that they existed or sometimes because they simply and plainly [...]

Enterprise Architecture Short and Long-Term Wins

Enterprise architecture is not just about building a business and IT knowledgebase. It’s more and more about short and long-term wins, where enterprise architects participate in the selection of strategic priorities and about contributing specific knowledge valuable to the agile delivery solution teams afterward.

Short term wins

Traditionally, enterprise architects focused mostly on information technology architecture [...]

The Business Architecture Guild® Reference Models Available on IRIS Business Architect

We are happy to announce that Business Architecture Guild® members can now import any of the Guild's reference models into IRIS Business Architect. We currently support any of these 8 reference models:

Financial Services Industry Reference Model
Manufacturing Industry Reference Model
Healthcare Industry Reference Model
Member-based Association Industry Reference Model
Insurance Industry Reference Model
Common Reference Model
Transportation Industry Reference Model
Government [...]