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Leveraging Dynamic Business Models for Enterprise Architecture

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

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April 18 at 11 am NY | 4 pm London | 11 pm Beijing | Time Converter

This seminar is part of our special series System Dynamics for Business Innovation with Kim Warren. A series of nine webinars offering a deep dive into the application of System dynamics in Business. The sessions will explore strategic modeling techniques and their transformative impact across different business domains, from strategic management to IT systems planning and environmental impact. This series will reveal the potential of System Dynamics as a powerful tool for business innovation and complex decision-making.

Session 4

Leveraging Dynamic Business Models for Enterprise Architecture

Creating “Enterprise Architectures” (EAs) has long been a solid basis for developing organizations’ IT strategies and plans. But qualitative EAs can be more reliable and powerful if supported by quantitative dynamic business models (DBMs). We will explore how DBMs can enhance the alignment of IT systems with business goals, improve resource allocation, and facilitate effective change management in the technological landscape of an organization.

Learning Outcomes

  • For newcomers to Enterprise Architectures, understand the essentials of how their process models support orgnizations’ IT strategies and plans.
  • Understand the differences – and strong connections – between EAs’ process models and quantified DBMs.
  • See how DBMs’ inherent validation can make building EAs faster and more reliable, and enhance implementation of IT systems plans.

Target Audience

  • IT professionals and systems architects.
  • Business analysts and consultants concerned with IT’s support for strategy and performance.
  • Managers overseeing IT infrastructure and development.
  • Students and academics in business fields.

This webinar is ideal for those looking to bridge the gap between business strategy and IT system architecture, leveraging dynamic modeling for alignment and efficiency.

Certificate of Attendance

Attendees who participate in at least 6 out of the 9 webinars in the series will be eligible to receive a certificate titled “Introduction to Dynamic Business Models.” This is an opportunity to gain recognition of your learning in this innovative field. For those who cannot attend live sessions, recordings will be available, allowing you to review the material and complete the series at your convenience

About the Presenter

Kim Warren is an accomplished strategist with a wealth of experience in the business world. He spent 10 years in senior strategy roles, including as Retail Strategy Director at Whitbread PLC. Warren then transitioned to academia, teaching Strategic Management at London Business School for two decades. During his tenure, he developed a keen interest in System Dynamics, finding traditional strategy tools insufficient for modern business challenges. This led him to embrace and adapt System Dynamics, creating the Strategy Dynamics method. Warren’s method focuses on designing and managing business systems dynamically to adapt to changing markets and internal business conditions. He has authored influential books on the subject, including “Competitive Strategy Dynamics” and “Strategic Management Dynamics,” and has been recognized with the prestigious Jay Wright Forrester Award from the International System Dynamics Society, where he also served as president in 2013. Warren, along with his partner Christina Spencer, has developed a range of learning materials and courses to disseminate the Strategy Dynamics method, utilizing the Silico online modeling app to support this approach.

For more detailed information, you can visit his website here.

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