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  • Business Architecture
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Develop A Stakeholder-Focused Business Architecture Strategy

    Strategic Plan: The Business Architecture Playbook

    Many organizations are reinventing or redesigning their business models to make themselves more customer-focused and agile. However, Forrester's clients have recognized a growing gap between the...

    • Downloads: 768
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Brief: The State Of Business Architecture Certification, 2014

    Demand for business architects has been on the rise since 2010. However, heads of business architecture (BA) practices have found it difficult to find external candidates with the required skills and...

    • Downloads: 89
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Transform Banking Enterprise Architecture For Business Innovation

    Leading China-Based Banks Show How To Support Product, Operational, And Organizational Innovation

    The banking industry in China is transforming. Internet companies and changes to the regulatory environment are having a significant impact on this highly regulated market segment. Facing a complex...

    • Downloads: 111
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Foundational Architecture Roles And How They Are Changing

    Two Additional EA Roles Are Needed For Digital Businesses

    Forrester described six foundational architecture roles in the organization report of the enterprise architecture practice playbook, which we published June 8, 2012. Since then, Forrester has...

    • Downloads: 357
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Build Confidence In Strategic Decision-Making With Business Architecture

    Business Impact: The Business Architecture Playbook

    Today's shift in power to the customer puts new pressure on your strategic decision-makers. Strategy and investment decisions become more complex, because in addition to the typical factors of...

    • Downloads: 457
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Connecting Strategy To Execution

    A Profile Of Enterprise Architecture Award Winner MasterCard And Its Business-Centered EA

    In 2013, MasterCard received one of the five InfoWorld/Forrester Enterprise Architecture Awards for its innovative approach to connecting business strategy to project execution. In a period of...

    • Downloads: 402
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Refocus Application Rationalization Toward Business Service Optimization

    Right-Sized Business Services Replace One-Size-Fits-All Rationalization Objectives

    Your business model is embedded in your applications and technology. The alignment of the application portfolio with the business's strategy and operating model is a key element in business...

    • Downloads: 366
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:EA's Value To Customer-Experience-Driven Transformation

    Firms can no longer rely on operational excellence or product innovation alone for their success. Sooner or later, cost reduction efforts run out of steam and the organization is forced to...

    • Downloads: 323
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:SAP Bets Its Future On Hana And SaaS

    Hana Will Bolster The Licensed Business, But SAP Needs A More Aggressive SaaS Strategy To Maintain Double-Digit Revenue Growth

    SAP's position as the largest business application vendor is not in doubt; whether it will be a market leader in revenue growth and in innovation is less certain. Anticipating the market's growing...

    • Downloads: 681
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The 10 Most Important Technology Trends In Business Application Architecture Today

    Understand These Trends To Shape Your Application Strategy

    This report enumerates the top 10 technology trends that are reshaping the nature and value proposition of business applications today and in the coming years. Application delivery leaders,...

    • Downloads: 1119
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Tune Your Organization For Emerging Technology Innovation

    Organization: The Emerging Technology Playbook

    The disruptive impact of IT has become the top concern of chief executive officers (CEOs), and chief information officers (CIOs) are shifting their priorities in response. Despite this, we find firms...

    • Downloads: 587
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Interview With A Strategic Planning Executive: Colin Scott, Fidelity Investments

    Forrester fields numerous client inquiries from IT executives seeking advice on improving their firm's strategy and planning processes. Most commonly, these execs want to move the planning discussion...

    • Downloads: 225
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:IT's Business Capability Map Guides IT Evolution

    Use Business Architecture Techniques To Shape Your Organization

    As business technology (BT) matures, the relationship between IT and its customers shifts. Adapting to this shift means changes in the services IT provides and the capabilities IT needs to deliver...

    • Downloads: 799
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Forrester's BA Performance Management: Process Guide

    Many business architecture (BA) leaders have difficulty articulating BA value or defining meaningful metrics to reflect and manage BA efforts. However, BA leaders can define and measure metrics...

    • Downloads: 40
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Forrester's BA Performance Management: Tool

    Many business architecture (BA) leaders have difficulty articulating BA value or defining meaningful metrics to reflect and manage BA efforts. However, BA leaders can define and measure metrics...

    • Downloads: 36
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:An Effective Performance Management System Improves Your Business Architecture Discipline

    Performance Management: The Business Architecture Playbook

    This report is designed to help business architecture (BA) leaders construct a performance management framework (PMF) that improves the perception and performance of BA teams. Many organizations are...

    • Downloads: 312
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:How To Embed BA In The Organization

    Continuous Improvement: The Business Architecture Playbook

    While IT planning is a common starting point for business architecture (BA) efforts, the methods and techniques really come into their own when applied to critical business problems. BA addresses a...

    • Downloads: 393
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Optimize Your Business Process Excellence Program To Meet Shifting Priorities

    Continuous Improvement: The Business Process Management Playbook

    Business process management (BPM) initiatives frequently start with a tactical process improvement charter, but they get pushed to play a more strategic role across the enterprise — often being...

    • Downloads: 377
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Business Architecture 2020 — Extending Beyond Organizational Boundaries

    Future Look: The Business Architecture Playbook

    The rise of business architecture (BA) initiatives has resulted in a rapidly maturing business architecture body of knowledge. Today, business architecture practices focus within the boundaries of a...

    • Downloads: 583
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The State Of Business Architecture And Business Architects In 2013

    Landscape: The Business Architecture Playbook

    Interest in business architecture (BA) is high across firms. The more mature and successful BA practices collaboratively work with business leaders and executives to address their current and future...

    • Downloads: 597
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Develop The Implementation Road Map For BPM Excellence

    Road Map: The Business Process Management Playbook

    Developing an effective road map for business process management (BPM) is imperative if your initiative is to avoid a premature death. Managing processes effectively implies using processes to manage...

    • Downloads: 680
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The State Of EA 2013: Information And Business Architecture Take Hold; New Hardships Arise

    Since 2009, Forrester's global state of enterprise architecture (EA) online survey has tracked the trends, priorities, and challenges of the EA practice. In our latest survey, the scale of EA value...

    • Downloads: 775
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Benchmark Business Architecture Performance

    Benchmarks: The Business Architecture Playbook

    Strategic change initiatives are proliferating in organizations. To facilitate execution of these initiatives, firms are investing in business architecture (BA) to help assess and plan them —...

    • Downloads: 502
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Using Tools And Technology For Business Architecture Programs

    Tools And Technologies: The Business Architecture Playbook

    Business architecture (BA) programs rely on a set of models and methods that often benefit from being linked to each other and to other external data sources. For some enterprise architects,...

    • Downloads: 703
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Create A Business Architecture Program That Helps Your Business Manage Change

    Executive Overview: The Business Architecture Playbook

    Strategic change initiatives are proliferating in organizations. There may be multiple programs to improve customer experience, co-existing alongside projects to reduce costs, streamline internal...

    • Downloads: 986