There is a growing focus on business outcomes. A recent IBM CIO Survey shows that business leaders and CIOs are reorienting their teams to focus on return on investment (ROI) and quantified business outcomes, while mitigating risk and reducing costs.
To make the right strategic decisions to implement business transformation, organizations require solutions that can help:
Customers are achieving successful business outcomes from an enterprise architecture-driven approach:
Increase operational efficiency, reduce recurring costs, and mitigate risks. Use IBM Rational® System Architect® to help gain clarity in enterprise decision making, while minimizing execution risk. Enhanced heatmaps help identify and report redundancy and potential reuse of business and technology assets.
Make planning actionable. Prioritize competing projects and supporting investments with collaboration across broad constituencies and improve cost-benefit and trade-off analysis using IBM Rational Focal Point™ integrated with Rational System Architect. Show impact of portfolio decisions, and assure projects remain aligned with business goals with new IT roadmaps that provide guidance from planning to successful outcomes.
Realize business benefits from technology solutions. Make architecture actionable with new integrations between Rational System Architect, IBM Rational Software Architect and Rational Focal Point to drive transformation and traceability of artifacts from business and IT strategy to solution development and delivery. Reduce cost and improve solution quality with increased asset reuse and governance, and assure new applications and services are driven by business needs.
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