Business and IT System Agility in the Digital Age

Digital Business Modeling and IT Alignment using Business and Enterprise Architectures, Value Creation and Service Orientation Standards

Business and IT System Agility in the Digital Age (1 day course)


Objective : This introduction seminar provides you with an overview of the digital business models, business and enterprise architecture frameworks as well as methodologies that are used by the organizations to increase their agility facing the digital age disruptions.

In particular, this seminar aims at helping you to understand frameworks that are used worldwide to align digital business models, organization and IT architectures with changing competitive landscape.




  • The digital disruption, digital value creation and value delivery,

  • Digital Business Models facing a competitive digital landscape,

  • Becoming a Digital Data Ready Enterprise,

  • The "Goal and Data Driven" structures of the Business Motivation Model,

  • Refinement from the Enterprise Vision toward Business Processes,

  • Steps to align IT to the evolutions of the business needs.


Gaining Agility : From the Business to IT System capitalizing on Capabilities

Preparing the Enterprise and IT System Architectures to support changes : The Goal and Data Driven Structures from the Business to the IT Systems,

The Backbone of the Business Architecture structured by capabilities and value delivery functions,

How to structure evolutions on the capabilities based on changing strategies,

 How to propagate changes from business requirements toward IT components (examples are given on the presentation case study).


Impact of the changes upon the Business Processes and Business Objects (Ressources)

 Aligning business processes, responsibilities of their participants and business objects in coherence with strategic changes,

 Integration of these modifications into components of the business process cartography.


Impacts on the IT System Components

 The Goal and Data-Driven Structures of the System backbone to support changes,

 How to identify Services (or System functions) and Use Cases that have to be impacted by the changes,

 Integration of the evolutions into the Service backbone (examples provided on the same case study).



 Steps of the Efficient Agile Business / System Architecture Development Methodology,

 Traceability from business requirements toward IT System structures in order to better govern them in face of change.


Notice : The above training-mentoring sessions are conducted interactively on a case study to illustrate how to ensure good level of traceability between business and IT system architectures.

Concepts are explained first using case study examples and may then be followed by solution drafts to your own business case during or after these sessions. We can alsoa ccompany you by reviewing and validating solutions depending on your needs.

Minor changes may be brought to their contents depending on the evolutions of these standards and commercial strategies.


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