AMR Research reports on ABACUS

February 06, 2008

One example he cites as best-practice for managing strategic business transformation is Birmingham City Council's (BCC) use of ABACUS to build and maintain their enterprise-wide framework.

In referring to BCC's approach using ABACUS he said: "This pay-as-you-go, real-world approach to EA worked and revealed unexpected insight into the best overall metrics tradeoff."

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