Essential Architectural Modeling: A minimalist approach to a complete, correct, and consistent path from idea to solution.

The parable of the blind men describing an elephant is often used to illustrate the problem of representing a single business architecture through the views of multiple artifacts. There are so many possible artifacts to use to communicate a business architecture. But, what actually is the architecture? Can we see it form directly through layering […]

TCBAF Community Meeting

Business Architecture: Strategy Execution’s Secret Weapon According to economist Michael Porter, more than 80% of organizations do not successfully execute their business strategies. Porter estimates that in 70% of these cases, the reason is not the strategy itself, but bad execution. This failure to execute is the most significant management challenge facing public and private […]

TCBAF Annual Summit

Business Architecture as a Driver for Strategic Transformation Devoted to building an expanded understanding of the value of business architecture in organizations and enhancing your effectiveness as a business architect and business leader. Join us for this year's Summit featuring two presentations by Kyndryl' Ray Carlson on using capability models to drive business outcomes and […]

April TCBAF Community Meeting

Join us to discuss The Strategy Journey; our TCBAF Community members will share what we've been learning in our Book Study discussions. About this event The Strategy Journey, written by Julie Choo and Graham Christison explores Why enterprises must transform better and faster with business agility along their strategy journey by leveraging the power of […]

Women in Architecture

Join TCBAF on Tuesday, August 16 (virtually or in person) for TCBAF Presents Women in Architecture, featuring panelists Whynde Kuehn, Grant Ecker, Geeta Pyne, and Linda Finley. Women In Architecture is a global initiative to accelerate the pathway for women in architecture to amplify the impact of the discipline worldwide. Its mission is to drive […]

TCBAF Community Annual Social at Bear Cave Brewing

What: Join us for the TCBAF annual social at Bear Cave Brewing When: Wednesday, October 5 @ 4:30 p.m. Where: Bear Cave Brewing, 1201 Main Street, Hopkins, MN TCBAF guests may check in upstairs in the beer hall upon arrival. RSVP: Check back to RSVP through Event Brite

Twin Cities Business Architecture Forum Meeting

9320 Excelsior Boulevard (Cargill) 9320 Excelsior Boulevard, Hopkins, MN

In today’s competitive landscape, organizations are increasingly looking to move from more traditional operating models to more Product-Centric operating models. These changes are leading organizations to realign around customer facing “products” and internal “services”, such as Infrastructure or platform services, designed to enable product development services. These changes have implications for Business and Technical Architectures […]


TCBAF Pre-Summit Workshop with Whynde Kuehn on the Partnership Ecosystem

9320 Excelsior Boulevard (Cargill) 9320 Excelsior Boulevard, Hopkins, MN

Are you interested in how business architecture works with strategy, customer experience design, IT architecture, process, organization design, organizational change management, and product management? This half day workshop led by Whynde Kuehn prior to the TCBAF Summit is for you. Join Whynde and other business architecture professionals in a workshop focused on how business architecture […]

Twin Cities Business Architecture Forum 7th Annual Summit: Strategy to Reality

The Business Architecture Summit Join us for this year’s Summit featuring keynote speaker Whynde Kuehn, author of Strategy to Reality: Making the Impossible Possible for Business Architects, Change Makers and Strategy Execution Leaders. We’re back in full force this year, with a four track in-person Summit hosted at Cargill’s location again, and a remote option for […]

$154 – $194