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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.

Evolving the Organizational DNA, Part 3: How Business Architecture Can Enable Ethical Decision Making and Actions

By Whynde Kuehn | 14 September 2019

This is the third and final installment in a series on how business architecture can be used to catalyze, embed and enforce key sustainability, legal and ethical considerations into an organization’s DNA. In this StraightTalk post, we explore how organizations can leverage business architecture to ensure ethical decision-making and actions.  What are ethics again? Ethics is defined as […]

Evolving the Organizational DNA, Part 2: How Business Architecture Can Enable Policy Making and Compliance

By Whynde Kuehn | 2 September 2019

In our StraightTalk three-part series, we examine how business architecture can be used to catalyze, embed and enforce key sustainability, legal and ethical considerations into an organization’s DNA. In this post, our second installment, we’ll explore how organizations can leverage business architecture to enable policy making and compliance. First things, first. What’s a policy? We’ll […]

Evolving the Organizational DNA, Part 1: How Business Architecture Can Enable Organizational Sustainability

By Whynde Kuehn | 19 August 2019

This installment of StraightTalk is the first in a series that focuses on how business architecture can be used to catalyze, embed and enforce key sustainability, legal and ethical considerations into an organization’s DNA. Using business architecture in this way truly unlocks its value and power. First up in our series: how business architecture can […]

Ecosystem Is The New Organization: How Business Architecture #Capabilities and #ValueStreams Can Connect Everything

By Whynde Kuehn | 3 June 2019

Yellow is the new black. 40 is the new 20. Ecosystem is the new organization. Remember all that business over the last two installments about business objects as the glue for business architecture (Post. No. 52) and the importance of creating capability maps in the same way (Post No. 51)? This is where it becomes […]

Living The Dream: How to Integrate Business Architecture With Strategy Execution

By Whynde Kuehn | 15 April 2019

This marks the 50th installment of StraightTalk, and we’re returning to our roots. Waaay back in Post No. 3, we introduced a new vision for strategy execution and explored how business architecture could help to enable it. We called it the Strategy Execution Metanoia, because a metanoia is a transformational moment – when you see […]

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