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When introducing business capabilities, it is very helpful to communicate to the business and top management what value it brings, along with basic examples from your organization.
We’ve come a long way from Enterprise Architecture’s (EA) beginnings. The Enterprise Architecture domain has grown rapidly, serving to deliver strategic guidance on IT activities and planning.
Several core components of EA are by now, widely used in IT. Components such as revealing the relation between layers of applications and technology, or between processes, functions and applications, as well as data management.
In recent years, there has been increasing interest to involve top management and the lines of business, in EA. This is where business capabilities come in.
When your employees interact online, they leave an impression. They author or share articles, post comments or join conversations, and thereby they build their own reputations as thought leaders and experts in their sphere of activity. But in the process, they are also doing something else – they are building trust and influence with potential customers, partners and their followers. The kind of trust and influence that can give your company an edge.
The smartest companies are crafting new ways to identify and target the best people to hire. It’s been described as a ‘war’ for talent, and the stakes have never been higher for everyone involved.
Your success in sourcing the best candidates depends on how well prepared you are to win.