How to present the purpose, objectives, deliverables, and status of an enterprise architecture program.
CIOs can gain a lot from the experience of their peers. For instance, practical examples of enterprise architecture in action can help guide your own program.
Toward that end, this week, we are referring you to an excellent enterprise architecture planning sample. This EA supports one of the most complicated organizations in the world. Their experience developing and using this architecture can be of help to your own EA initiative.
A comprehensive sample enterprise architecture.
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)…
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.
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…
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?
An example of setting enterprise architecture standards to facilitate interoperability.