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StraightTalk is a professional business blog on a mission to explain business architecture, end-to-end, with the goal of helping to advance the discipline globally through shared knowledge. It's like your personal guide through the world of business architecture — delivered twice monthly.

The Future is Distributed and Decentralized: How Business Architecture Helps Organizations Leverage Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology

Guest starring: Josué Batista

By Whynde Kuehn | 4 January 2019

In this installment of StraightTalk, we explore another topic relevant to our digital future: blockchain and distributed ledger technology. We spoke with business and technology strategist, Josué Batista, who gives us the straight talk on how business architecture can help organizations to leverage blockchain and distributed ledger technology for value. This post is based on […]

From Alpha to Zero: How Business Architecture Helps Organizations Leverage Artificial Intelligence

Guest Starring: Dr. Raj Ramesh

By Whynde Kuehn | 16 December 2018

Business architecture is front and center to helping organizations prepare for a digital future. In this installment of StraightTalk, we spoke with Dr. Raj Ramesh, who gives us the straight talk on how business architecture can help organizations to harness this artificial intelligence (AI) revolution. This post is based on our recent interview with him. […]

How to Deal With Strategy Challenges: Bad Strategy, Non-Strategy, No Strategy

By Whynde Kuehn | 2 July 2018

Subscribe > Our next few posts will focus on some more advanced situations that we business architects often run into. We call this the “how to deal” series. If you are in the throes of a maturing a business architecture practice, these posts might be right on cue to remind you that you’re not crazy […]

Business Architecture In Action For Risk and Compliance Management — How Business Architecture Helps Organizations Identify and React to Risk and Compliance Challenges

By Whynde Kuehn | 2 April 2018

Subscribe > Here in StraightTalk Post No. 25, we’re going to take another look at business architecture in action—this time to help organizations manage risk and compliance. You’re about to have some new fans of business architecture, like your friends in legal, compliance, risk management and audit. Good friends to have. What’s the problem? Here […]

Business Architecture In Action For Product Management — How Business Architecture Enables Better Product Investment, Planning and Solutions

By Whynde Kuehn | 19 March 2018

Subscribe > Here in StraightTalk Post No. 24, we’re going back to focusing on that “so what?” question about business architecture. We’ll take a look at the discipline in action for common business scenarios, this time with a focus on product management. What’s the problem? There can be a number of challenges related to product […]

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