The terms ‘diagram’ and ‘model’ are often used interchangeably, yet there is actually an important difference between them. It can be useful to reflect on these differences when undertaking process analysis, management or improvement - and it can be particularly important when utilizing the BPMN approach to modelling.
Read the latest blog from our series explaining the benefits from of TOGAF and Enterprise Architecture for the various types of stakeholder. This week: The IT Organization
COBIT is a renowned organizational framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT. We discuss the benefits such as enabling businesses to achieve objectives predictably and reliably, with the support of a fully-refined (and well-understood) IT structure. It is important to remember that the COBIT framework also offers valuable insight into the principles and enablers that go into effective IT management. At the same time, it remains generic enough that individual organizations can adapt it to suit their own unique needs.
A video guide detailing which Organizational Assets are Business Processes and how they create value for the customer.
Each of the ArchiMate concepts have specific relationships to each other that represent flow, dependencies, realizations, and others. Relationships usually have specific pairings, but not always.
Let’s be honest - cold calling can feel daunting and uncomfortable. Even for the most experienced sales person it will probably be one of the toughest parts of their job and the one they regularly put off. If your standard approach is to close your eyes and hope for the best then the chances are you’ll not get much in return. Before you pick up the phone read these tips and start turning up the heat on cold calling.
Lean delivers benefits on many levels, from financial benefits and improved quality to increased customer and employee satisfaction. This video explains a few of the benefits of LEAN.
Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a comprehensive framework designed to map out and govern the alignment between IT investment and wider organizational strategies to develop a clear understanding of potential threats and opportunities.
BPM defines four basic principles, which need to be followed, in order to successfully “taking care of processes”. In this article the first principle, “Processes are assets” is presented. In addition, the role of BPMN for supporting the first principle is investigated.
A lingua franca is the language, adopted as common, between speakers whose native languages are different but how useful is TOGAF as an Esperanto go-between language for enterprise architects from different backgrounds?