Effective IT Architecture provides the bridge from digital strategy to effective solution delivery.
The IT Renaissance lean Enterprise Architecture encompasses an organization’s Industry Eco-System Model and its Business Capability Model. IT Architecture is one of the key dimensions of an organization’s Business Capabilities.
The Technology dimension of a Business Capability is defined and managed by its IT Architecture.
Digital Transformation requires an organization to get serious about managing their Information Technology Architecture.
A well-defined IT Architecture provides an organization with a common framework and language for documenting architecture data and blueprints, defining technology standards, and developing architecture road maps.
Where the IT Architecture defines what IT solutions are required to support the business, the IT Capabilities describe how IT delivers that support, as illustrated below.