Why does enterprise architecture fail? The usual answer is adherence to a methodology overlooking other, perhaps more important, reasons for this endemic failure. This research dives into this issue and explores both the hard and soft factors to arrive at a framework to make enterprise architecture a success. Well, improve the chances of its success! It then dives into each factor and explains how it affects enterprise architecture implementation.
This discussion covers both bases - theoretical and practical. So, it can be an excellent source of information and guidance to the CIO who is struggling with the outcome free charts and graphs being produced that fail to answer a simple question: why do we need an enterprise architecture?