Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Business architect Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Business architect related project.
Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.
The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Business architect specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Business architect Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.
Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…
- Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation
Then find your goals...
STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track
Featuring 892 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Business architect improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 892 standard requirements:
- Have the segments, goals and performance objectives been translated into an actionable and realistic target business and information architecture expressed within business functions, business processes, and information requirements?
- Does the conceptual solution architecture support the target performance, business, and data architectures developed in prior steps, along with recommendations for transitioning from the As-Is state to the To-Be state?
- Who is in the roles of Chief Enterprise Architect, Enterprise Business Architect, Enterprise Information Architect, Enterprise Application/Solution Architect, Enterprise Technology Architect?
- Do both the business and IT leadership teams understand the adjustments that are required for the current business and information environments to fulfill the target performance architecture?
- Which is the better marketing approach, telling the story of how competitor X solved a problem, or actually solving a complex, cross-organizational problem in your own organization?
- Have the dependencies, constraints, risks, and issues associated with the transition to the future state EA been analyzed to identify alternatives to be considered?
- A need exists to more explicitly prescribe how to provide the full perspective. A more comprehensive discipline is needed. So, how does a good approach look like?
- If there is ever a need to plan for more than one project or application at a time, or is there a project that will involve more than one business unit?
- Have the business and information requirements been analyzed and documented to the lowest level of detail necessary to form actionable recommendations?
- To determine if you are on the right track, ask yourself, how does it support and enable your business architecture and top it priorities?
Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:
- The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Business architect book in PDF containing 892 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Business architect self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:
- The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Business architect Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Business architect areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:
- Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Business architect Self-Assessment
- Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
- Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:
STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy
The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Business architect projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Business architect Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Business architect project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Probability and Impact Assessment: Does the software interface with new or unproven hardware or unproven vendor products?
- Source Selection Criteria: What is the basis of an estimate and what assumptions were made?
- Team Member Performance Assessment: Verify business objectives. Are they appropriate, and well-articulated?
- Risk Register: Budget and Schedule: What are the estimated costs and schedules for performing risk-related activities?
- Procurement Audit: Are the official minutes written in a clear and concise manner?
- Schedule Management Plan: What s the difference between % Complete and % work?
- Change Log: Does the suggested change request represent a desired enhancement to the products functionality?
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Are Business architect project leaders committed to this Business architect project full time?
- Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: A Business architect project management team of two has 8 key stakeholders to work with. How many potential communications channels exist on the Business architect project?
- Project Scope Statement: If there are vendors, have they signed off on the Business architect project Plan?
Step-by-step and complete Business architect Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Business architect project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Business architect project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Business architect project Scope Statement
- 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
- 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
- 2.9 WBS Dictionary
- 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
- 2.11 Activity List
- 2.12 Activity Attributes
- 2.13 Milestone List
- 2.14 Network Diagram
- 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
- 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
- 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
- 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
- 2.19 Business architect project Schedule
- 2.20 Cost Management Plan
- 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
- 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
- 2.23 Cost Baseline
- 2.24 Quality Management Plan
- 2.25 Quality Metrics
- 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
- 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
- 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
- 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
- 2.30 Communications Management Plan
- 2.31 Risk Management Plan
- 2.32 Risk Register
- 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
- 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
- 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
- 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
- 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
- 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
- 2.39 Change Management Plan
3.0 Executing Process Group:
- 3.1 Team Member Status Report
- 3.2 Change Request
- 3.3 Change Log
- 3.4 Decision Log
- 3.5 Quality Audit
- 3.6 Team Directory
- 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
- 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
- 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
- 3.10 Issue Log
4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:
- 4.1 Business architect project Performance Report
- 4.2 Variance Analysis
- 4.3 Earned Value Status
- 4.4 Risk Audit
- 4.5 Contractor Status Report
- 4.6 Formal Acceptance
5.0 Closing Process Group:
- 5.1 Procurement Audit
- 5.2 Contract Close-Out
- 5.3 Business architect project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Business architect project with this in-depth Business architect Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Business architect projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
- Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
- Integrate recent advances in Business architect and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.
Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'
This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Business architect investments work better.
This Business architect All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.
Includes lifetime updates
Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.