I’ve recently published a new book, “A Navigator to Business Analysis”. A thing that many people might find surprising is that the second half of the book is dedicated to things which on the surface aren’t part of business analysis. Here is the list of modules in Part 2:
I was talking to an architect about a holistic model of enterprise architecture which could facilitate the collaboration of BAs and architects. The architect referred me to TOGAF 9.0 (the latest architecture framework) where I could find the model. After spending some time on reading, I realized it does not contain the model I was interested in. TOGAF 9.0 contains high-level meta-models and their extensions. It is worth reading but it does not solve the raised problem.
I’ve recently had a knowledge sharing session with new graduates, and one of the questions from the session took me some time to answer properly. The question was about enterprise architecture and how BAs should approach it in their projects, and it led me to creating this poster which shows several layers of enterprise architecture with key components within each layer: