Enterprise Architecture White Papers

Putting Business Architecture to Work

This white paper discusses how business architecture can help the enterprise with continuous business model innovation and operational efficiencies in response to rapidly changing environmental drivers. The authors contend that business architecture lies at the intersection of three components: strategy, operations, and information technology, so, offers a unique opportunity to create a flexible, living organization that adapts rapidly to change. Good Discussion!

Common Enterprise Architecture Frameworks

This whitepaper provides a very good overview of the common enterprise architecture frameworks. You will have to step over the vendor tool specific discussion but it is well worth the time. 

Best Practices in Implementing SOA

This whitepaper discusses using enterprise architecture management best practices to implement a robust, and actionable service oriented architecture that supports business processes to create business value.

Enterprise Architecture for Big Data

This paper introduces the architectural considerations, and key decisions in the implementation of big data in the enterprise. The discussion gets vendor specific so you will have to sort through it to make it vendor neutral. Good Read!

Aligning Enterprise Architecture and IT Governance

This whitepaper discusses the alignment and integration of enterprise architecture and information technology governance using the key frameworks in each discipline as the backdrop – TOGAF, the key EA framework, must align with ITIL, COBIT, and PRINCE2, the leading IT Governance frameworks, in order to produce business results, and affect sustainable change.

Enterprise Architecture with ITIL

Do enterprise architecture planning and IT service management have a connection? what is this connection? If there is a relationship then can EA framework(s) be used together with ITSM framework(s)? This whitepaper discusses how enterprise architecture planning and information technology service management processes are inter-connected and how to use TOGAF and ITIL together. Good Read!

Enterprise Requirements Hierarchy (ERH)

Creating a coherent, consistent, and practical set of business requirements requires the confluence of various disciplines and practices such as business analysis, enterprise architecture, and IT service management. This whitepaper makes the connection between these disciplines and introduces a new model namely, enterprise requirements hierarchy (ERH).

Enterprise Reference Architecture For Business Agility

This white paper introduces the Nokia Enterprise Reference Architecture and demonstrates its use by Communication Service Providers (CSP) to create agile businesses that can quickly adapt to changing business environments and produce unprecedented business value.

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