A practical guide to enterprise architecture planning.
It doesn’t matter how many times one repeats this because it is not enough! Enterprise Architecture is not an end in and of itself, it exists to create business value. Enterprise Architecture is not an island, it must connect with other disciplines to achieve results. CIOs can use some timely advice on understanding these two things.
Toward that end, this week, we are referring you to an excellent discussion on enterprise architecture planning that will help you understand the EA value connection and the deep links it has with IT Strategy and IT Governance among others.
This is an in-depth guide to enterprise architecture planning – how to create, maintain, and use an enterprise architecture that helps meet business objectives. CIOs can learn how to establish an enterprise architecture practice using this excellent discussion. (150+ pages)…
There is enterprise architecture. Then, there is practical enterprise architecture. The former is charts and graphs. The latter is business value delivered on a platter. CIOs must learn how to distinguish between the two because they are deceptively similar – both produce pretty deliverables but only one can get you IT ROI. It is more an art than a science to get this right. However, you have to continue to learn the difference.
Toward that end, this week, we are referring you to an interesting discussion on enterprise architecture. One that does the usual – explain enterprise architecture concepts – and then goes beyond – how does today’s environment connect with them? For example, how has cloud computing changed the practice of enterprise architecture?
What is enterprise architecture, how does it add value, and how to implement it for effect?
A comprehensive framework for enterprise architecture development, implementation, and governance.
This document provides soup-to-nuts guidance on creating, maintaining, and using enterprise architecture to create business value for the enterprise. An excellent reference source for the CIO who wants to understand how to establish it as a discipline in their organization. (300+ pages)
This document provides a thorough discussion on enterprise architecture planning – what is EA? Why is EA important? How to implement EA? It uses TOGAF as the framework for this discussion. Excellent Read! (100+ pages)
This e-book focuses on creating business value using enterprise architecture planning. The basic premise is that business outcomes are the primary rationale for enterprise architecture planning, and enterprise architecture delivers superior business value when it is used to convert strategy to actionable implementation. Excellent Read! (200+ pages)
This document describes, and provides detailed guidance on implementing an integrated enterprise architecture framework that integrates key IT management disciplines to provide a holistic methodology to help technology drive business value. CIOs can use this framework to implement EA in their organization. (150+ pages)