This guide details a framework, template and process to help in the selection of an enterprise architecture methodology.
This paper explores the role of enterprise architecture planning in business IT alignment. An enterprise architecture through it layers and models transforms business objectives into technology solutions. If these views are supported by a governance approach and framework an enterprise architecture can be invaluable in business IT alignment.
<span style="font-size: 13px;">This white paper explores some <span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">considerations on how to mitigate risks </span><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">and make future proof changes. Final </span><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">goal is to create an enterprise wide </span><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">agile ecosystem fully aligned with the </span><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">constantly changing business needs.</span></span>
<span style="font-size: 13px;">This paper provides an overview of the enterprise architecture <span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">concept and highlights how an actionable enterprise architecture approach can help organizations progress EA from the ivory tower to the front lines of decision </span><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">making.</span></span>
This white paper discusses that since EA is a huge concept and trying to embrace all aspects at once would be extremely difficult. It also notes that while no IT, Telecom or consultancy firm can cover everything alone, it can form the basis for a move from a silo based approach to a modular,standardized layered approach based on Business Process Management, which evaluates alternative processes based on cost-benefit analyses
This paper discusses that in order to stay abreast, organizations must constantly analyze their customer needs and expectations, enhance<br />or innovate their business processes, and deliver products and services that create exceptional customer value. In addition, organizations also need to be customer-centric to forge long-term relationships with clients and consumers. Only organizations that are agile enough to respond to volatile market conditions with innovation, expedited time-to-market processes, and reduced costs can differentiate themselves from the competition.
This paper contends that Enterprise information architecture must be viewed as part of the overall enterprise architecture (EA), which provides the structure and discipline required to align an organization’s business operations, organizations and information technologies in support of its business goals and strategies.
This paper discusses how leading enterprises have successfully reduced IT costs while at the same time addressed the challenge by taking different measures in responding to individual business drivers. The paper claims that these measures include system landscape consolidation and harmonization, standardization of IT service management, use of enhancement packages, and adoption of service-oriented architecture
This paper discusses a five-step approach can help businesses conduct a systematic and structured evaluation of an enterprise solution. It shows how adopting a structured evaluation approach – taking into consideration goals, priorities, capabilities, and constraints – can help a business get to a short list of solutions that are better aligned with long-term objectives while addressing immediate term needs.