Business Intelligence…

Posted on December 16, 2021 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

I had an individual reach out looking for help to implement BI… Business Intelligence.  With the onset of COVID their regular day to day business had shifted significantly as with so many. BI is a great tool to understand those shifts and emphasizes why architects are now more important then ever before. I want to […]

Tips to Implementing Strategies

Posted on November 11, 2021 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

From my experience organizations do a great job creating strategies but few are successful at implementing them. I want to explore why that is and provide a couple of tips for how to avoid “failure to launch“. I believe the root of the problem is directly related to Transformational versus Operational thinking, something I talk […]

Business Architect versus Business Analyst

Posted on March 1, 2021 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

A huge challenge I always run into is the confusion about the difference between the business architect and business analyst.  I want to start by talking about what they mean to me because they are two very distinct roles and are equally important. A capability is the ability to do something – they are what […]

My View on the Architectural Discipline that Specializes in Your Biggest Business Asset.

Posted on February 13, 2021 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

Information is an organizations biggest asset and yet so often it is not treated as such. Information Architecture is the architectural discipline that not only brings efficiencies and reduces informational risks and liabilities but enables Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Components that will give insights that create competitive advantages. The information architect is responsible […]

How Many EA Architectural Disciplines Focus on the Business Side?

Posted on December 14, 2020 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

In my eyes, there are 3 EA architectural disciplines that focus on the business side of the organization. The Business Architect is the obvious one, and they focus on people and processes. They are an expert in how to architect the business for success. The business architect is not necessarily an expert in what your […]

How to Create Well Orchestrated Change!

Posted on November 20, 2020 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

My last post shared 3 tips for how I start the movement towards well orchestrated change. Today I want to dive in and talk about the approaches I use. I describe EA as… Imagine the possibilities through design – I believe you must show value immediately for something to be supported and I do this […]

EA does not happen overnight – tips to help year one

Posted on November 6, 2020 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

I have said many times that what EA means to me is well orchestrated change… the ability to create a design for the future and work within the current environment through well orchestrated change to realize the vision. The fact is this is not something that will happen overnight.  One of my favorite sayings is […]

Excited to Announce…

Posted on October 25, 2020 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

How to Create an Enterprise Practice Roadmap course is being recognized as the highest rated on Udemy! Please keep the suggestions coming so that together we can keep it at it’s best. This course contains four sections, each section walks you through the steps I take to create a roadmap for an Enterprise Architecture Practice. […]

EA – How to identify an organization’s vision and direction

Posted on October 16, 2020 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

Enterprise Architecture is about creating orchestrated change.  Understanding the vision and then designing a plan for how to move the organization from the current state to the future is one of the main objectives of an Enterprise Architect.  The only way to do this is to understand the senior executive teams’ visions, priorities, and appetite […]

Architecture – A core part of strategic planning that is so often overlooked.

Posted on October 5, 2020 by Lisa Pantuso. Categories: Uncategorized.

I think my ultimate goal is to change the way organizations look at and think about Enterprise Architecture. My thinking is if we “Architects” and Enterprise Architects in particular start moving the shift from a very technical to a business way of doing things we won’t have the C-Level executives glaze over when we start […]

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