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Fostering the Business Analyst Mindset

How can an organization develop its business analysis function? What actions can encourage, support and grow the business analyst mindset of the practitioners who play a pivotal role in enabling successful changes in an organization? Introduction Any business organization that needs to change and evolve will benefit from having a business analyst or a team of analysts supporting analysis of

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Components of a Data Office

Since a Data Office has become a reality in many organizations, what are the foundational components of a successful data office? Moving towards a data-centric enterprise architecture affects relationships among the organization’s data stakeholders and requires rethinking the data management organization and rules. It also suggests that the integration of these changes in an enterprise architecture can be carried out

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The Role of Architecture in Delivering Optimal Customer Journeys (Part 2)

Transformative initiatives should be based on enabling capabilities, using architecture elements to define requirements and improve agile delivery. Introduction Marketers and product managers are enabling enticing and optimal customer insights. Their organizations use various agile methodologies in the hope of speeding things up; yet most of them struggle in delivering results on time and within budget. Enterprise and business architecture

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Blockchain Has Blockbuster Potential

Blockchain, a leading-edge technology, can make financial transactions faster, safer, and paperless Blockchain, the technology behind online cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, attracts much attention due to its many data management and security capabilities.  Sierra Leone made history in March 2018, for example, by being the first country to demonstrate it could use blockchain-verified election voting during its presidential election. Understanding

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Remain Focused on Data Management Fundamentals

Application of data management fundamentals in a changing environment will contribute to a winning record Introduction In the movie Bull Durham the manager of the Durham Bulls, the film’s minor league baseball team said, “This is a simple game: You throw the ball, you hit the ball, you catch the ball.” Anyone who has tried to do that knows it’s

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Problems Addressed by Business Rules

Time to take a fresh look at business rules. What problems do they address? Why are they still so relevant? How will they relate to AI and machine learning? Introduction Business rules cover a very broad space.  Across the entire space, there is one central idea — business logic should not be buried in procedural programming languages.  Call it rule

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Data Governance Organization and Titles

Identifying the correct organizational structure for the data governance program and naming the roles with the proper titles will ensure credibility and visibility for data governance and data management across the organization For many organizations, titles are one of the ways that performance is distinguished or acknowledged, while in other organizations there is no coherence in how different people’s activities are

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Role of Architecture in Delivering Optimal Customer Journeys (Part 1)

Digital technologies have created empowered customers, forcing companies to adapt and focus on their customer experiences.  Enterprise and business architecture can support these efforts. Introduction Marketers and product managers are getting very good at elaborating customer journeys. Their organizations use various agile methodologies in the hope of speeding things up and yet most of them struggle in delivering these journeys

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