WHERE BUSINESS MEET’S IT
Prasad Narasimhan – Technical Architect
IT should be a facilitator for business
Disruptive IT should bring new lines of business
Information needed should be at door steps for all major
IT should support all the product lines and it should help consumer
to do business in a comfortable way
IT has its own way of execution (Strategy, Execution ,…)
IT may not have integrated system in terms of data , application
IT Solutions may not totally extendible , not plug – play, slow turn
around, every additional solution costing more investment.
Business Team has their own aggressive targets and deadline
which IT finds difficult to match
After a lot of transformation in IT we are marching towards the
solution. This is a long term one which if adapted we would be
Enterprise Governance (Data , Application, Infrastructure)
aligning to (Enterprise Vision, Mission,…).
Self Service applications to Business Users.
Information should be available as Service or API which any
application or end user can access to.
IS THERE A SOLUTION?
Look at where we stand
Do a GAP Analysis to reach the vision
Defined well defined metrics in terms of Governance targeting
mission , vision..
Try to make the application self configurable by Business Users
and they can tailor the Business rules & data based on their
HOW TO GET THERE?
Adoption of TOGAF, Zachman Enterprise framework for defining
the Governance model.
Troux Kind of tools can be used to collect the Metrics and
validate the Enterprise Performance against standards
Please do pass on you comments and suggestions