Get a grip on Business-IT dynamics
In a world with increasing dynamics a holistic approach helps organisations to translate the corporate strategy to a business architecture, tactical processes and information technology assets. A business architect is directing this process by a being an intermediate between business stakeholders, SME's and the leadership and is often a catalyst in the process the definition of business solutions.Business Architects operate across organizational and computing "silos" to drive common approaches and expose information assets and processes across the enterprise. Their goal is to deliver an architecture that supports the most efficient and secure IT environment meeting a company's business needs. Delivered successfully, an enterprise architecture has the potential to allow both the Business and IT strategies to enable and drive each other.
Therefore, effective enterprise architecture may be regarded as one of the key means to achieving competitive advantage through information technology.
Enterprise Architecture is a typical hub between the Business demand and IT supply side combining several disciplines that range from strategy crafting and leadership to business modeling and execution (f.i. program management).