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No business architecture discipline exists within the enterprise.

Overall / 1. Initial

2

Business architecture governance structures are defined and established for the business with appropriate executive sponsorship.

Overall / 2. Managed

3

The goals of the business are understood with a business model, strategy, or equivalent concepts in place.

Overall / 2. Managed

4

Business architecture team has a defined mandate and clearly articulated goals.

Overall / 2. Managed

5

Business architecture team is staffed appropriately based on a suitable governance structure that services the needs of the business.

Overall / 2. Managed

6

Core business architecture domains have been articulated for the business using foundational business architecture blueprints, including Capability, Value Stream, Information and Organisation

Overall / 3. Defined

7

The capability map is defined and captured within the business architecture knowledgebase.

Overall / 3. Defined

8

Value streams (or other value maps) are defined and captured within the business architecture knowledgebase.

Overall / 3. Defined

9

The information map is defined and captured within the business architecture knowledgebase.

Overall / 3. Defined

10

The organisation map is defined and captured within the business architecture knowledgebase.

Overall / 3. Defined

11

The business has documented business vision, goals, objectives, and action items for achieving them using formal strategy mapping approaches.

Overall / 4. Strategically Executed

12

Business architecture is actively used to discover portfolio project opportunities.

Overall / 4. Strategically Executed

13

Business architecture is used to identify opportunities to drive business performance improvement.

Overall / 4. Strategically Executed

14

Project opportunities are realised through measured improvements in capability and value focused performance.

Overall / 4. Strategically Executed

15

Business innovation, business partnerships, and other strategic initiatives routinely leverage business architecture.

Overall / 4. Strategically Executed

16

Transformational initiatives leverage business / IT architecture alignment concepts.

Overall / 4. Strategically Executed

17

Business strategy is clearly articulated and realised through business architecture and supported through enterprise architecture and technology strategy.

Overall / 5. Fully Integrated

18

Capability performance is a key driver in project and program selection within the firm’s portfolio management processes.

Overall / 5. Fully Integrated

19

The business architecture is fully integrated into the remaining aspects of enterprise architecture.

Overall / 5. Fully Integrated

20

Major information technology investments with business implications are driven through business strategy as articulated via business architecture.

Overall / 5. Fully Integrated

21

Feedback and improvement processes exist that allow for continuous business alignment to achieve innovation and agility.

Overall / 5. Fully Integrated

22

The executive sponsorship of business architecture ensures that principles, standards, quality and designs reflect compliance, and where noncompliance is evident escalation process is in place to satisfactorily resolve.

Governance

23

No explicit governance of architectural standards.

Governance / 1. Initial

24

Scope is undefined to deploy control or influence.

Governance / 1. Initial

25

Governance process of business architecture deliverables is defined but not deployed.

Governance / 2. Managed

26

The foundational governance structures have been defined and established for the organisation, with appropriate executive sponsorship.

Governance / 2. Managed

27

Steering committee in place and meeting on a regular basis to establish objectives for business architecture organisation; value stream definition in flight or complete.

Governance / 2. Managed

28

No explicit governance of architectural standards.

Governance / 2. Managed

29

Roles for proper steering committee may be defined but may not be filled.

Governance / 2. Managed

30

Steering committee roles include:
* a chairperson or sponsor to lead the overall committee
* a representative from each business unit as defined by the enterprise
* one person from each line of business

Governance / 2. Managed