One very powerful metaphor that has reverberated throughout the technical community, in the past few years, was the Agile Manifesto. Created by a group of folks who wanted to communicate the principles that drove their thinking, the Agile Manifesto has been a very useful tool for deciding if a particular practice is being done well. I think it may be time to build one for the Business Architecture space.
That said, I am by myself, sitting in my living room. I am in no position to speak for the community of business architects. So, this submission is a suggestion for content that could be useful when the conversation begins. It is my personal opinion about the principles of business architecture. I would hope to bring this material to a group of other BA practitioners, as my contribution, to develop a full consensus on business architecture manifesto. (more…)