Enterprise Canvas and service-design
Enterprise Canvas and service-design
Modelling the enterprise as services
About the Book
This anthology from the Tetradian weblog covers the Enterprise Canvas model-type and its related uses and modelling methods.
Enterprise Canvas is designed for use in service-oriented modelling for enterprise-architectures and the like. It can be used to describe any aspect of the enterprise, providing a consistent, unified view all the way from strategy to execution. it’s simple enough to be used in freeform ‘back-of-the-napkin’ sketches, yet it also supports the kind of formal rigour needed for structured diagrams, information-repositories and automatable simulations. And although it’s simpler and easier to use than most of the common enterprise-architecture notations, it’s also compatible enough with them not only to link to such models, but to use essentially the same notations within existing toolsets.
This is the first of a two-part series, showing the initial Enterprise Canvas model and usages up to 2014. The second part in the series, Updates on Enterprise Canvas: More detail on methods for service-design, describes further developments and usages from 2014 onwards.
This book includes about 35 posts and 110 images from the weblog. These posts are split into five groups:
- Enterprise Canvas: Origins - outlines the purpose, structure and content for the initial version of the Enterprise Canvas model.
- Enterprise Canvas: More Detail - summarises additional details that have been amended in or added to the Enterprise Canvas model.
- Enterprise Canvas: Context-Space - describes how to use Enterprise Canvas in context-space mapping for business-models and more.
- Enterprise Canvas: Services - considers a variety of themes about services in general.
- Enterprise Canvas: Theory and Practice - explores some of the underlying concepts, theory and practices behind the Enterprise Canvas model.
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Table of Contents
- ENTERPRISE CANVAS: INTRODUCTION
- ENTERPRISE CANVAS: ORIGINS
- The Quest for the Enterprise Canvas
- The Enterprise Canvas, Part 1: Context and Value
- The Enterprise Canvas, Part 2: Market and Supply-Chain
- The Enterprise Canvas, Part 3: Owners and Managers
- The Enterprise Canvas, Part 4: Layers
- The Enterprise Canvas, Part 5: Recursion, Flows and Systems
- The Enterprise Canvas, Part 6: Models
The Enterprise Canvas, Part 7: Patterns
- Example: for-profit business
- Example: not-for-profit charity
- Example: ITIL IT service-management
- Example: BPMN process-model
The Enterprise Canvas, Part 8: Integration
- Architectural frameworks and model-types
- Strategic frameworks and model-types
- Structural and operational frameworks and model-types
- The Enterprise Canvas: Summary and Index
- The Enterprise Canvas: a Really Simple Summary
- An Enterprise Canvas update: ‘value-governance’
- ENTERPRISE CANVAS: MORE DETAIL
Metaframeworks in practice, Part 5: Enterprise Canvas
- Enterprise Canvas
- Progress on Enterprise Canvas
- Positioning Enterprise Canvas in enterprise-architecture work
- Direction and governance flows in Enterprise Canvas
Simplifying the Enterprise Canvas
- Some comments on modelling
- More on simplified Enterprise Canvas
- Modelling mixed-value in Enterprise Canvas
- Enterprise Canvas - a military analogy
Pervasives and the VSM algedonic link
- Practical implications for enterprise-architects
- ENTERPRISE CANVAS: CONTEXT-SPACE
Context-space mapping with the Enterprise Canvas
- Context-space mapping – a quick review
- The Enterprise Canvas – a quick review
- Identifying the enterprise
Context-space mapping with Enterprise Canvas, Part 2: Business context
- Identifying the scope
Context-space mapping with Enterprise Canvas, Part 3: Value-proposition
- Rethinking the value-proposition
- Another example
- Context-space mapping with Enterprise Canvas, Part 4: Rethinking vision bottom-up
Context-space mapping with Enterprise Canvas, Part 5: Service content
- The single-row extended-Zachman frame
- Using the extended-Zachman frame with the Enterprise Canvas
- A practical example
- ENTERPRISE CANVAS: SERVICES
Enterprise Canvas as service-viability checklist
- As-is, to-be and gap-analysis
- A note on layers
- The service itself
- Nature of service
- Consuming other services
- Guidance service-relationships
- Guidance – direction
- Guidance – coordination
- Guidance – validation
- Investors and beneficiaries
- Iteration and recursion
- It’s all about story
- Management as ‘just another service’
- Enterprise Canvas and the Service Cycle
- ENTERPRISE CANVAS: THEORY AND PRACTICE
- Models as decision-records (Enterprise Canvas)
- Two kinds of Why
- What is a value-proposition?
Modelling people in enterprise-architecture
- Vision and values
- Roles and responsibilities
- Capabilities and competencies
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