Business Capability Management

Envision enables executives to identify and visualize ‘Know-How’ within the organization.  Business capability models are important because they enable architects to position all organisational inputs in context and in one place.  Business capabilities are realized by a combination of business process, people, and technology.  Envision users can clearly visualize unique capabilities and then link them to dependencies across all the domains in the business model.

Business Capability is now seen as an essential component of an Enterprise Architecture Roadmap.  Capturing business capability in Envision enables executives to measure the ability of their organization to perform.  The outcomes visualize the ability of your organisation to deliver value.  For Business Capability studies to work, it is crucial to involve a wide array of disciplines within your organisation.  These models are the link between strategy and execution

Envision enables executives to model business capabilities easily and on multiple levels.  Executives use Envision to link capability models to other organizational models within the Envision domain to:

  • Provide an understandable and comprehensive enterprise view comparatively free from politics & spin
  • Align IT investment with business value chains
  • Find synergies and duplications
  • Identify areas that warrant more investment or areas of weakness for disposal or retirement
  • Prioritize and align projects with strategy and focus on real need
  • Identify opportunities for cross-selling
  • Eliminate silos and improve Standardization across the enterprise