CIOs job #1 is to provide fail-proof IT services i.e. to keep the lights on. Enterprise Architecture is a critical piece of this basic blocking and tackling. This discussion makes that connection:
- What does it mean to run a smooth IT operation?
- What are the parameters to assess IT Operations?
- How does Enterprise Architecture ensure smooth IT operations?
CIOs might want to take the time to read Part 1 and 2 to understand how enterprise architecture translates strategy's promise into action that delivers against that promise.