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Enterprise Architects Empower CIOs to Drive Business Collaboration With Business Capabilities

Published: 05 December 2013

ID: G00255576

Analyst(s): Betsy Burton, Marcus Blosch


Enterprise architects can use business capability modeling to help their CIOs succeed in driving business change and transformation by enabling them to focus on the right business strategic priorities, increase collaboration and identify opportunities for innovation.

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  • Enterprise Architects Enable CIOs and IT Leaders to Focus on the Right Strategic Priorities


  • Enable Your CIO to Engage With Business Leaders to Gain a Clearer Understanding of the Business Strategy and Priorities
  • Identify Business and IT Priorities to Focus On
  • Improve Collaboration Between Your CIO and Business Executives
  • Use Business Capability Models to Show a Clear Linkage Between Business and IT Strategy
  • Use Business Capability Modeling as the Common Language Between Business and IT Executives
  • Use Business Capabilities to Identify Opportunities for IT Innovation
  • Develop a Business Architecture Practice

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