whole organization. This is fundamental to organizational innovation, assuring good system specifications and contributing to the business strategy. In practice, only a few non – IT people are addressing this issue. Business architecture, according to the state of art, should be system – oriented in order to endorse the agility and adaptability to the organization.
Thus, the profile of the people integrating the change team should have competencies in system and process oriented thinking, a broad understanding of all processes and projects and be aware of enabling technology for the competitiveness of the business.
CIOs are very well positioned candidates for this job. A recent CIONET / INSTEAD survey showed that there is a trend towards process and client orientation. CIOs need to extend their effort to cope with strategic field of the business architecture, such as value creation chains, and not only the