STRAIGHT TALK — THE BLOG

Speedy Business Architecture, Part 1 — Accelerating Business Architecture Development With Reference Models

By Whynde Kuehn | 19 February 2018

With all of this Olympic spirit in the air, let’s talk about speed. We know that the business architecture knowledgebase is fundamental to the enterprise insights, analysis and ways of designing that are unique only to architecture. But how do we build our knowledgebase fast—especially if we’re just starting our business architecture practice? StraightTalk Posts […]

By The Numbers: How To Measure Business Architecture Success

By Whynde Kuehn | 5 February 2018

In our last installment, Post No. 20, we looked at how to mature a business architecture practice with intention. On a related note, here in Post No. 21, we will talk about one of those million dollar questions: how to measure business architecture success. Why do we need to measure our business architecture results in […]

Charting The Course: Maturity-Driven Business Architecture Practice Planning

By Whynde Kuehn | 15 January 2018

Now that we’re inspired about the future of business architecture and architects after the last StraightTalk post, it’s a good time to do a little planning for our own business architecture practice. StraightTalk Post No. 20 here will talk about how to assess the maturity of your practice and plan for its advancement. Start from […]

Crystal Ball as of 2018: Business Architecture Now + A Glimpse Into the Future

By Whynde Kuehn | 8 January 2018

Happy New Year! We’re starting this promising new year with a look at where we’re at with business architecture and where we’re going in the future to inspire those New Year’s resolutions. (This is based on extensive global engagement with and visibility to business architecture practitioners, organizations applying business architecture, and various industry groups.) Why […]

Architect the World, Part 2 — Business Architecture For Non-Profit Organizations

By Whynde Kuehn | 18 December 2017

In our last post, we looked at using business architecture for startups and small businesses. In the generous spirit of the holidays, StraightTalk Post No. 18 looks at using business architecture within the context of non-profit organizations. Does business architecture apply to non-profit organizations? As you remember from Post No. 17, business architecture is beneficial […]