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Is the goal to leverage business architecture to facilitate strategic planning, address executive priorities, deliver customer value, leverage investments in major initiatives, and deploy horizontal solutions across business units?

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (Fundamental Question)

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Is the goal to use business architecture as away to address tactical business requirements?

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (Fundamental Question)

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Addressing merger, acquisition, divestiture, or similar organizational streamlining or consolidation

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (strategies, issues, and challenges)

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Managing holistic views of product and service delivery across business partners

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (strategies, issues, and challenges)

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Streamlining policy management across disparate or partially autonomous division

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (strategies, issues, and challenges)

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Comparing and evaluating core capabilities against competitors

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (strategies, issues, and challenges)

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Creating a common, highly transparent view of customers and other stakeholders

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (strategies, issues, and challenges)

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Increasing the consistency and integrity of operational and executive information

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (strategies, issues, and challenges)

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Determining the impact of regulatory or related compliance across business units

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (strategies, issues, and challenges)

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Recognizing, harvesting, and delivering improved innovation to customer

Determine Business Architecture Objectives (strategies, issues, and challenges)

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Executive issues not getting addressed due to inability to communicate requirements to solution teams

Communicate Business Value (salient issues)

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Stakeholder/customer issues related to misalignment of concepts or terminology

Communicate Business Value (salient issues)

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Multiple business units delivering conflicting information

Communicate Business Value (salient issues)

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Inability to synchronize information due to conflicting vocabulary

Communicate Business Value (salient issues)

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Issues related to multiple teams working at cross-purposes and delivering poorly synchronized results

Communicate Business Value (salient issues)

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Failures related to miscommunication or inarticulate requirements

Communicate Business Value (salient issues)

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Cost of developing business requirements that are not delivering results

Communicate Business Value (salient issues)

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Issues related to executive reporting or synchronization of financial information

Communicate Business Value (salient issues)

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Focus on high payback areas where costs or uncontrolled growth are spiraling

Communicate Business Value (Executive focus area)

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Identify one or more customer related opportunities that are high on the priority list

Communicate Business Value (Executive focus area)

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Review governance issues impacting how well the organization performs

Communicate Business Value (Executive focus area)

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Empower teams to seek cross-disciplinary solutions where required to address issues

Communicate Business Value (Executive focus area)

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Investment and initiative planning that leverages value streams and capabilities as a way to clarify scope and focus

Assess Opportunities to Leverage Business Architecture (step to achieving early value)

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Analysis of business value for projects based on capability and value related improvements driven by business strategy

Assess Opportunities to Leverage Business Architecture (step to achieving early value)

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Positioning and communicating business priorities using business architecture terminology and concepts

Assess Opportunities to Leverage Business Architecture (step to achieving early value)

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Globalization efforts to realign the regionally focused enterprise

Assess Opportunities to Leverage Business Architecture (high visibility initiatives)

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Shifting to a customer focused, versus product line or regionally focused, business model

Assess Opportunities to Leverage Business Architecture (high visibility initiatives)

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Business unit consolidation and realignment

Assess Opportunities to Leverage Business Architecture (high visibility initiatives)

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Establishment of a joint venture or business capability outsourcing

Assess Opportunities to Leverage Business Architecture (high visibility initiatives)

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Should be put in place early, but must be based on the premise of business ownership, business sponsorship, and representation from essential business areas

Establish Business Architecture Governance Structure