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Introduction to Business Architecture by Chris Reynolds

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Chapter 19. Reengineering for Efficiency

There are several reasons why a business may believe it isn’t running at peak efficiency. A business may compare itself against industry metrics, it may have input from a consultant, it may have internal metrics, or just anecdotally it may believe that things are not running as efficiently as they could be. It may be imperative to find greater business efficiencies because of increased competition or new operational constraints.

To successfully find efficiencies, you must understand very clearly how the business operates now (current state). Only with this understanding in place can the business find where there are inefficiencies and correct them (future state). The business architecture model can provide ...

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