6 Best Practices for Defining Your Business Capabilities

The building blocks of your organization

Construct a simple but powerful method for understanding not just where you are but also where you need to be.

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Bridging Business and IT

Business capabilities can be described as a way of creating a common language to improve cross-departmental understanding of your organization. They serve as a lens that helps answer a host of critical business questions, including:

  • Where do I need to invest in people and technology?
  • Where do I need to manage business and technology risk?
  • Where do I need to drive innovation, and where do I need to commoditize?
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6 Best Practices For Defining Your Business Capabilities

Generate insight into your current operations and adapt to new missions.

Unify your understanding of people, process, technology, and information to enable truly integrated business planning.

6 best practices for defining business capabilities

What the Experts Say

Ian Stendera, VP of Product at Ardoq
If you get your business capability model out of static and isolated tools and into the greater organization, you will find that you not only have better alignment but that the quality and level of insights you have into your architecture will grow immensely.
Ian Stendera
VP of Product at Ardoq