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Architect Your Business to Sense, Respond and Create Business Moments

Published: 17 April 2015

ID: G00269234

Analyst(s): Betsy Burton


The emergence of digital business introduces new opportunities for enterprise architects to lead business innovations. The key is for EA practitioners to shift their focus to their business ecosystem and to sense and respond to changes from people, business and things.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify What Comprises Your Digital Business Ecosystem, Including Known and Unknown People, Businesses and Things
  • Rethink the Services Provided or Requested by People, Businesses and Things in That Ecosystem and Know How They Are Connected
  • Sense Events in the Ecosystem With Business Moment Potential and Augment the Ecosystem to Capitalize on Them
  • Use Business Moment Interactions to Explore and Innovate New Business Models and Designs
  • Use This Checklist for Competition in the Digital Era by Proactively Sensing, Responding and Creating Digital Business Moments

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