Business Manager Role

The business manager role is the enterprise system manager role responsible for business capability management of the business capability system.

The business manager role is supported by the business architect role.

The business manager role uses the business architecture to support business capability management responsibilities and activities. The business architect role is responsible for the business architecture.

The business manager role is a managerial role on the enterprise architecture team and has interconnections and interdependencies with all team members and what the team members do. With the knowledge of how everyone fits in and the setting of expectations between everyone, the team will be a team and the enterprise manager role will be able to best utilize the talent of the individuals.

As shown in Figure 32 – Business Manager Concept Diagram, the business manager has management responsibilities for

and is interconnected with and interdependent on the


Business ManagerFigure 32 – Business Manager Concept Diagram


  • EA Practitioners in the Business Manager Role

    In practice, the responsibilities of the role may be filled by the following organizational position examples: “COO”, “CFO”, “VP of Operations” or “Business Operations Manager”.

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