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The Business Architecture Viewpoint: Defining the Bricks

Published: 26 September 2007

ID: G00149915

Analyst(s): Deborah Weiss


A well-defined business architecture is a prerequisite for developing a successful enterprise architecture. It defines how the business will respond to strategic change through developing effective future-state-architecture designs for the business, not technology.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What We Are Not Talking About
  • Defining the Bricks
    • Brick 1: Subprocesses
    • Brick 2: People
    • Brick 3: Resources
    • Brick 4: Products and Services
  • Using Business Architecture Bricks
  • Creating a Business Architecture Brick Manifest
  • From Manifest to Managing the Portfolio of Business Architecture Bricks
  • Bottom Line

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