Enterprise Architecture Assessment

Managing Enterprise Architecture for Value

The objective of governance is to ensure delivery of business value. Enterprise Architecture Governance aims to do just that – ensure delivery of business value through an enterprise architecture program. CIOs need to work with their business partners in identifying business objectives and ensure their delivery using an enterprise architecture program. This periodic assessment is part of a continuous process, conducted by a disinterested third parties, and results communicated to key stakeholders. Most importantly, mid course corrections made to both the EA initiative and all programs downstream.

This week, we are referring you to an excellent report that details an enterprise architecture assessment that can help you devise a program that works for your organization.

Enterprise Architecture Maturity Assessment Example

Enterprise Architecture Maturity Assessment Example

This in-depth example illustrates the use of assessment to govern an enterprise architecture program for value. Excellent example for CIOs to follow! (100+ pages) This example assessment of an enterprise architecture program will help you with the following: What is enterprise architecture assessment? Why conduct an enterprise architecture assessment? How to conduct an enterprise architecture…

e-Book: Leading Practices in Enterprise Architecture

This e-book details research, projects, and case studies on cutting edge practices in enterprise architecture planning. An excellent resource for the CIO who wants to apply the best thinking on enterprise architecture to creating business value. (1,000 pages)

Enterprise Architecture Example

This comprehensive example details the creation of an enterprise architecture plan. CIOs can use this as a template to understand how to create an enterprise architecture in their organization. (150 pages)

What is Wrong with Enterprise Architecture?

This paper discusses, in-depth, the root causes for the failure of enterprise architecture planning in organizations. CIOs must read this to understand why their EA initiative is likely to fail if it has not already. Enterprise Architects need to read this to understand how to architect the enterprise for better business outcomes (not pretty charts to plaster walls!). An excellent discussion that can help implement enterprise architecture for effect.

Case Study – Enterprise Architecture Business Value

This case study discusses ways of assessing the performance of enterprise architecture in the enterprise to measure the business results delivered. Excellent resource for the CIO who wants to ensure EA delivers value to the business.