Operational Tempo and Pace Layers: Go Fast When You Must; Be Thorough When You Can

Archived Published: 14 July 2010 ID: G00205005


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To optimize the enterprise's ability to respond quickly to different environmental situations, organizations can layer their structures and processes so they respond at a pace appropriate to the situation, while balancing agility and flexibility with operational efficiency.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • EA Must Be in Sync With the Enterprise
    • Change Happens at Different Speeds
    • Pace Layers and the External Environment
    • Pattern-Based Strategy and Pace Layers
    • Pace Layers Localize and Buffer Change
    • Pace-Layer Architecture Provides Optempo Advantage
  • Recommended Reading
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