Enterprise Architecture Trends

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)

Integrated Enterprise Architecture Framework and Tool

This document presents an enterprise architecture modeling tool that supports verifiable business value creation. The author contends that existing enterprise architecture toolset, while feature rich, lacks the ability for analysis driven managerial decision making – the focus is on the thoroughness, coverage, and mapping of enterprise systems to business processes, and organization not on whether the resulting model supports business value creation. The proposed EA tool aims to overcome this gap. (250+ pages)

Enterprise Business Architecture Developments

This compendium of papers presents leading ideas on the issues, challenges, tools, and techniques encompassing the business use of enterprise architecture planning&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.8px;">(200+ pages)&nbsp;</span>.

The Future of Enterprise Architecture Tools

This in-depth (150 pages) report details the future of enterprise architecture tools. It synthesizes key industry, business and technology trends and evaluates the key enterprise architecture tools' ability to meet the requirements set by them. Where is the business world headed? What challenges does that pose for the IT organization? How will IT use enterprise architecture management tools to meet these challenges? Are current enterprise architecture tools up to this challenge? What future enhancements will bridge the gaps in EA tool capability and functionality? What gaps will remain? An excellent discussion on enterprise architecture tools and their ability to meet business requirements. MUST READ!

Creating a Dynamic Enterprise Architecture

This article discusses the imperative to change the prevalent enterprise architecture paradigm to a "dynamic enterprise architecture" – the authors argue that business value is contingent upon creating an enterprise architecture that in line with the rapidly evolving market conditions.

Strategic Roadmapping

This presentation provides an overview of strategic technology roadmapping, introduces "fast-track" workshop methods to develop a technology roadmap, discusses current research and advices on critical success factors.

Creating Business Value through Enterprise Architecture

This is a global study on the business value of enterprise architecture – do business executives consider EA critical to business value? Does EA maturity level vary by organization? Is business value related to EA maturity level? How can companies improve business value delivery through their enterprise architecture efforts?