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!
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.
This whitepaper provides an in-depth introduction to IT Roadmaps, discusses their benefits, and describes tools, and techniques to build them. If IT Roadmapping is in your future then this is a very good place to start!
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.
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!
This whitepaper discusses how to create quantifiable value using enterprise architecture planning. CIOs need to understand where, and how EA creates value to make the business case for its funding. Excellent discussion!
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.
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!
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).
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.