Tag Archives: Business Capability

Building Capability

  Business Capabilities do not stand by themselves. They have both inputs and outputs and have explicitly defined service expectations. They may be hierarchical with established dependencies or inter-dependencies. Business Capabilities are the fundamental components that provide an organisation’s capacity … Continue reading

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Ability, Capability, Capacity and Competence

Organisations often promote themselves by expounding on their capability to deliver goods and services to particular market segments. Organisational capability is only one side of a many sided coin. In an individual it is accepted that an ability is the … Continue reading

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Baselining the business

Before progressing the business or making significant decisions affecting its future, it is essential that it be known both where it is and what is its real capability and capacity to making that progress. Using an analogy there little point in my planning on … Continue reading

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Assessing Capability

All businesses, whether they be small, one person operations, large multinationals or government agencies will benefit from understanding their delivery capabilities. Whilst relatively easy to say that a business must engage in a particular set of activities in order to … Continue reading

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Enterprise Architecture: Transitioning from Goals to Outcomes and Capabilities to Services

To succeed, a business needs to transition its goals into beneficial outcomes. Goals, in being realised, need to be supported by business capability which describes what a business is able to do and services which leverage combined capabilities to define … Continue reading

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