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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.

You Complete Me: How Business Architecture and Business Process Fit Together

By Whynde Kuehn | 3 December 2018

In this installment of StraightTalk, we will explore another BFF of business architecture: business process. There is a great passion for both of these disciplines and how they work together. If we were using the Scoville Heat Index (a.k.a. chili pepper scale), this topic would be hot, hot, hot (say a Red Savina Habanero). These two […]

Being Disruptive: The Connection Between Business Architecture and Innovation

By s2eAdmin | 19 November 2018

In this installment of StraightTalk, we will explore an often overlooked bestie of business architecture: innovation. These two disciplines can and should team up to enable an organization to fully benefit from its innovation activities. Doesn’t business architecture get in the way of innovation and slow it down? No. The idea that business architecture and […]

How to Implement Business Architecture Governance – Take 2

By Whynde Kuehn | 5 November 2018

In this installment of StraightTalk, we are further exploring a big, scary and loaded concept of business architecture governance. In Post No. 38, we took a practical look at what we should govern. In this post, we will look at how to implement the governance concepts we discussed previously. Here goes again. P.S. Post No. […]

What is Business Architecture Governance Anyway – Take 1

By Whynde Kuehn | 10 October 2018

Subscribe > In this installment of StraightTalk, we are taking on a big, scary and loaded concept: business architecture governance. This topic is both filled with confusion and lack of information. (As noted by the sparse number of resources listed within More Good Stuff.) This is due in part to the relative newness of the […]

Business Politecture: How to Deal With Business Architecture Adoption Challenges

By Whynde Kuehn | 1 October 2018

Subscribe > In this installment of StraightTalk, we will explore another important topic to making a business architecture practice successful: business politecture. Yep, that is business architecture + politics = business politecture. This post is the bookend to No. 34 on business marketecture, both of which remind us that there is more to introducing business […]