Business Capability

A capability describes what a business does and refers to a particular ability or capacity that a business possesses to achieve a specific purpose or outcome.. Capabilities can be decomposed into more granular or specific Capabilities. Capabilities should have a strict hierarchy, i.e., a Capability has one and only one parent Capability.

Business Domain

An explicit business-domain definition, or, in other words, a statement identifying the competitive boundaries of the organization, may contribute to better performance because it improves competitor analysis, allows timely detection of threats and opportunities, and aids the development of appropriate strategic responses .  

Business Entity

Business Entity is an information entity that has relevance from a business perspective. Business objects represent the input information, output information, and shared or stored information used or produced by a business process. A business event may also be accompanied by business objects. Business objects are used to organize and map enterprise data entities to Read more about Business Entity[…]

Business Event

An organizational state change that triggers processes; may originate from inside or outside the organization and may be resolved inside or outside the organization.

Business Function

Business Function delivers business capabilities closely aligned to an organization, but not necessarily explicitly governed by the organization.

Business Process

A hierarchical listing of Processes. Processes are comprised of more granular Processes. A Process can belong to more than one parent Process i.e., a common Process. Process is essential to understand the constituent components of value streams/ value stream stages in a hierarchical sequences and to identify the association with the related entities.

Business Rule

Business Rules defines a constraint on one or more aspects of the Process that is intended to assert business structure or influence the behavior of the same.

Business Service

A Business Service supports business capabilities through an explicitly defined interface and is explicitly governed by an organization.