For the first time in the evolution of networked businesses, business and technology “architectures” must be viewed in close proximity. The two thrusts need to be mutually supportive without inhibiting one or the other. However, trying to coordinate and leverage the respective roles of technology architecture and business architecture often creates contention. We are coming to see the continuously evolving relationship between these two dimensions as fertile ground for innovation. They need to be interwoven and mutually supportive. We believe success in either increasingly goes to the company that effectively utilizes the combined potential of both.
Download this strategy brief to learn more.