Enterprise Analysis - Building a Foundation from the Top Down
Whether you are seeking a business solution or considering a new business opportunity, systematic planning and examination of alternative options is the key to determining the best project-investment path.
Enterprise analysis — the step-by-step process of identifying and analysing potential solutions to a business need — allows organisations to better understand their strategic business perspective.
These pre-project activities — as identified by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) — help organisations determine sound investments and enhance their project portfolio, ensuring that solutions to business problems reflect the organisation’s business strategy.
These activities can also maximise the return on investment, minimise duplication of efforts across the organisation and realign business operations to meet executive management’s strategy.
Industry executives are increasingly finding that without up-front planning, in sync with organisational vision and overall objectives, it does not matter how well project management or business analysis is performed. More and more are therefore turning to the proven process for planning and systematically examining proposed business solutions that is enterprise analysis.
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