What are the work products resulting from an ACE representation and the application of the principles?
What range of enterprise architecture work products is needed to contribute to a precise understanding for effective governance of a complex system?
How do we use the work products to implement and relate best practices for continuous improvement and facilitate more dynamic adaptation strategies?
In the previous chapter we conceptualized ACE as being made up of one or more service BioS that shared some Agents (Figure 3, Chapter I). The BioS nodes in the cycle are in reality goals to be achieved and cause-and-effect relationships among the BioS goals. The BioS nodes or dimensions are each made up of additional information such as - stakeholders, Interactions, and goals. To represent all this more easily, we view BioS as a vertical or internal value chain as shown below. (Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3)
A: Interaction between input/output artifacts, BioS goals, and roles. B: Illustration of an ACE structure with two interactions during a Pit Stop. C: Illustration of use of the traceability pipe to represent and achieve greater agility during the Pit Stop.
Prototypical ACE structure with vertical dimensions each with stakeholders, actions and goals towards continual improvement of services.