Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Part I The Rationale for Business Architecture: Recognizing today's business dynamics; Positioning for change; Managing complexity; Delivering value. Part II Integrating Business Architecture into the Organization: Architecture stakeholders; Life cycles. Part III Describing Business Architecture: Architecture levels; Business architecture outputs. Part IV Architecture Building Blocks: The elements of a business architecture; Building views of the organization. Part V Practising Business Architecture: Overcoming the barriers to business architecture; The business architect; Establishing business architecture as a practice. Part VI Architecture Resources: Architecture frameworks; Reference models and architecture patterns; Architecture tools, meta models and standards; The future of business architecture; Appendices; Glossary; Index.