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A target business architecture answers the following 5 questions:

  • Which products do I sell and how broad and deep is my product range?
  • To which customer segments do I sell them?
  • On which regional markets do I sell?
  • Via which distribution channelsdo I sell?
  • And most important: How does the mix of the four dimensions “product – customer segment – regional market – distribution channel” looks like?

2

A target process architecture answers the following 5 Qs:

  • Identification of the processes
  • Structuring of customer relationship interactions
    • Process outputs
    • Quality levels
  • Definition of process flow
  • Definition of organizational chart and sizing
  • Setup of process management
    • Definition of key performance indicators
    • Process target

3

3 (+1) architecture layers

  1. Business Architecture
  2. Process Architecture
  3. Information Systems / Information Technology Architecture
    • Information Systems --> domain- & context specific applictions
    •  Information Technology --> contextless tech

4

process mgmt def=

monitoring & improving the running processes

5

Total Cost of Ownership of IT:
determinants

Determinants:

  • IS application
    residing on:
  • IT Production Set => standardize and keep just few eg 3!
    • = bundle of IT components

6

Microprocess def=

how you implement the macroprocesses of your CRI

7

one important criterion of segmentation for CRI macroprocesses + properties of one

B2C

vs

B2B sales

--> tough negotiations (it's like a dance...)

--> IS value added & switching costs are an important negotiation pressure factor

8

Where do Agile methods fit?

suggestion:

be dynamic towards the client interface, drawing on the backbone, but beware of becoming too complex, otherwise you cannot change the next time

9

Mgmt: 5 main tasks (3 + 2)

  • Running biz
    • core processes
    • monitoring & control processes
    • support processes
  • Changing biz
    • designing new "product"
    • implementing new "product"

 

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5 (2+3) project types in project portfolio

+ 2 key aspects to focus on

  • Migration (biggest)
  • Political & reg. reqs
     
  • Current projects
  • Change requests out of curr biz
  • M&A

 

Focus on reducing complexity & own capabilities