Investment Functional Component
The main purpose of the Investment functional component is to manage the portfolio of all authorized investments. It supports the budget cycle (from budget creation, arbitration, and tracking to multi-year Investment planning, fed from the business and technology strategy and structured by the Enterprise Architecture Roadmaps).
The Investment functional component supports the Evaluate value stream.
The Investment functional component:
Shall be the authoritative source for all investments requested over a given time period
Shall manage the entire investment lifecycle
Shall receive investment requests for development from the Proposal functional component
May receive proposed investments for run and maintain and non-service investments from investment owners
Shall assess proposal feasibility for cost, value, etc. and obtain the required approval from Finance
Shall communicate the status of the final scoping and investment decisions back to the respective stakeholders