To help understand the concept of capability modelling and it’s potential benefits, the following 2 YouTube videos give a useful background.
The first is a short 5 min introduction the 2nd is longer (30 mins) and is from the Open Group.
A business capability defines “what” a business does at its core. This differs from “how” things are done, where they are done, or by whom. Business capabilities are the core of the business architecture.
Before undertaking this work it was agreed that a ‘standard’ definition for a capability should be agreed.
Capabilities have four main attributes: