Trends Report

The State Of Business Architecture In 2021 — The Rise Of Business SMEs

Experience, Organization, And People Architects Become More Prominent

May 5th, 2021
With contributors:
Gene Leganza , Audrey Hecht , Madison Bakalar


Organizations that have obtained the highest levels of customer obsession have done so by adopting formal business architecture (BA) practices. Our research finds that BA leaders are increasing the number of subject matter experts (SMEs) that support their practice as they focus on value delivery to customers. To continue maturing your BA practice, build sustainable relationships with your stakeholders, learn new skills, and work more closely with your enterprise architecture (EA) peers.

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