Bringing Business Architecture to Life: How to Establish Business Architecture Practices in Your Organization

  • Christian SchmidtEmail author
  • Daniel Simon
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


Today, business architecture management (BAM) is widely acknowledged as an effective means for organizations to cope with rapidly changing business environments and increasing levels of competition. However, establishing BAM practices in an organization represents a major organizational and cultural change that needs to be carefully planned and implemented. This chapter presents a method for introducing BAM practices and illustrates it by some examples. The method is based on BAM concepts itself. As such, it basically follows the business architecture framework described in the introductory chapter. The method may be used as a guideline by organizations wishing to exploit the full potential of BAM for the sake of sustained value creation.


Business Model Enterprise Architecture Architecture Management Project Portfolio Chief Information Officer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Scape Consulting GmbHFrankfurtGermany
  2. 2.Scape Consulting GmbHCologneGermany

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