Business architecture: A new paradigm to relate business strategy to ICT

  title={Business architecture: A new paradigm to relate business strategy to ICT},
  author={Gerrit Versteeg and Harry Bouwman},
  journal={Information Systems Frontiers},
In this paper we address the concept of business architecture. We explain the concept and, based on a case study, discuss its relevance, operation, relationship with strategy and business models, and value for an organization. We also shortly discuss the approach that was taken to create the business architecture; how it was based on and derived from the business strategy. Business architectures contribute to clarify the complexity within an organization and form a useful starting point from… Expand
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