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In a recent webinar, Cutter Consortium Senior Consultant Mike Rosen explored the circular economy concept, its broad impact on business and operating models, and the role of architects in facilitating the shift to a circular economy. This Advisor shares the Q&A session that followed. Perhaps Mike’s advice will spark some new ideas on how your organization can participate in the circular economy.
The hype (and chaos) surrounding the concepts of sustainability and the circular economy cannot be denied. In this Executive Update, we look at how an architectural approach can facilitate the adoption of sustainability throughout an enterprise.
In this on-demand webinar, Mike Rosen explores the basic concepts of the circular economy and its broad impact on business and operating models — including sourcing, supply chain, materials, design, manufacturing, operations, customer relationships, partnerships, networks, and more.
This Executive Update provides a small subset of key research findings from the global “Business Architect Strengths Study” and, most important, what these findings mean for most effectively leveraging the unique abilities of business architecture within our organizations.
There are many good practices in bridging the maturity gap that are common to all leading EA practices: Determining the type of architectural change required, deciding the required level of EA maturity, defining the right set of areas for change, and creating well-defined maturity descriptions all help make overall improvements in EA maturity. This Advisor provides suggestions to help you build EA maturity that are considered common sense, but are frequently overlooked.
In this Executive Update, we consider the elements of failure and examine portfolio management as both an extension of strategy and an ongoing journey. Finally, we illustrate a roadmap and framework to get you on the right path.
This Advisor offers a brief introduction into how to create a cloud center of excellence and provides procurement-friendly discussion points for reaping the benefits of cloud computing.
Digital transformation brings an accelerated move of data and applications to the cloud, which translates to a larger attack surface for cybercriminals. This Advisor explores how to use runtime application self-protection (RASP) to improve and advance application security for organizations.