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The Art of Measurement and Business Architecture

written by Daniel Lambert

Building a Business Architecture model without measuring any of its key elements is a pure waste of time. This article examines the need for strategic and tactical measurements, how to have effective measurements (KPIs) in place, presents various measurement diagram examples, and finally names two sources of KPIs lists for various [...]

2016 Business Architecture Survey

This 2016 Business Architecture Survey General Findings Report is written in collaboration by Whynde Kuehn, Partner at Business Architecture Associates, Robert Kost, Partner at Thematix, Daniel Lambert, Vice-President at Benchmark (IRIS Business Architect), Alain Picard, Chief Technology Officer at Benchmark (IRIS Business Architect), Larry Smith, Partner at Thematix, and William Ulrich, Partner at Business [...]

Providing Access to Your Business Architecture Model: the Key to Agile Digital Transformation

by Daniel Lambert

In a constantly changing environment, digital transformation is becoming a priority. Yet, digital transformation is hard. It involves important risks and business complexities that often hold organizations back. Digital transformation projects often fail short of their objectives and drag far too long, because the planning, coordination and architectural bridges between business and [...]

Bridging Business Model Canvas and Business Architecture

by Daniel Lambert

The Business Model Canvas, as shown in Figure 1 above, is a common method to build a business plan in very large and small companies because it is both structured and very simple to understand. The Business Model Canvas is also very Customer-Driven. Yet, there has not been in the past an [...]

IRIS Business Architect Price Change Notification – Effective January 1st 2017

Effective on January 1st 2017, the prices of our software licenses are going to increase. Most importantly, prices for a Single User license will reach $3,495 each instead of $1,995 and a Workgroup license will start at $12,495 each instead of $8,995. The IRIS Business Architect Enterprise license pricing will stay identical at $24,995 [...]

From Insurance Business Strategies to IT Execution Using Business Architecture

Stop working in silos! Make sure that your Insurance Business Strategies are planned correctly and delivered everywhere in your organization to whom it matters. Take a look at this 40-slide presentation.

From Retail Business Strategies to IT Execution Using Business Architecture

Stop working in silos! Make sure that your Retail Business Strategies are planned correctly and delivered everywhere in your organization to whom it matters. Take a look at this 42-slide presentation.

From Manufacturing Business Strategies to IT Execution Using Business Architecture

Stop working in silos! Make sure that your Manufacturing Business Strategies are planned correctly and delivered everywhere in your organization to whom it matters. Take a look at this 38-slide presentation.

New Strategic Partner in Europe: PE Business Consulting

We are extremely proud to announce that IRIS Business Architect has signed its first strategic partner in Europe with PE Business Consulting Ltd.

PE Business Consulting’s experienced and reputable experts now offer the IRIS Business Architect toolset as a way to accelerate the value of your architecture activities. Whether you are an independent consultant [...]

From Business Strategies to IT Execution Using Business Architecture in Financial Institutions

Stop working in silos! Make sure that your Financial Services Business Strategies are planned correctly and delivered everywhere in your organization to whom it matters. Take a look at this 44-slide presentation.