The Evolution of Enterprise Architecture

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For today's enterprise architectur e (EA), this same pattern is inspiring architects and technology innovation leaders to design and deliver new operating models, with business outcomes now at center stage. By 2021, 40% of organizations will use enterprise architects to help ideate new business innovations made possible by emerging technologies. “By The post The Evolution of Enterprise Architecture appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

Create an Enterprise Architecture to Engage With “Things”

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As things become customers, enterprise architects must rethink the notion of what a customer is. As things become customers, enterprise architects must rethink the notion of what a customer is and help radically reshape their organization’s customer service , marketing and sales capabilities accordingly.”. Enterprise architects will need to help sales organizations operate in a world where things will be at least a portion of their customers.

8 Steps for a High-Impact Enterprise Architecture Program

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Since 2013, Gartner has observed a dramatic resurgence and growth of interest in enterprise architecture (EA). Step 3: Start with business architecture first. Organizations that support business architecture as an integral part of EA have a significantly higher ability to execute on business strategy. Start BODEA efforts by constructing a set of business architecture deliverables that are both interesting and valuable to business leaders.

The role of Views in Enterprise Architecture

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Views are representations of aspects of a system, usually illustrated as partial architecture diagrams. They look like slices, sections or computerised scans through a three dimensional architecture representation.

Why Enterprise Architecture is not delivering today

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The moment we start searching for an Enterprise Architecture (EA)example we begin realising that something is fishy. There is hardly any. Yet, the media abounds in stories about the experiences we had in working towards achieving EA.

Anthos Ups Google’s Enterprise Efforts

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age of the customer agile application architecture application development & delivery application infrastructure technologies cloud computing containers enterprise architecture hybrid cloud open source

IT Enterprise Architecture: How to Engage Business Partners and Enhance Digital Innovation

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The firm’s enterprise architecture (EA) team – whose main task is to describe and document the design of organizations, including processes, systems, reporting structures, and technology – is often well placed to help business partners navigate opportunities for digital innovation.

Enterprise Architecture Awards 2016 — Enterprise Architecture As A Verb, Not A Noun

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In theory, enterprise architecture is a key capability to moving faster. This year's Enterprise Architecture Award winners show how. The exact quote from their submission is: "Humana believes enterprise architecture is primarily a verb, not a noun.". Speed and responsiveness of their enterprise. The 2016 Enterprise Architecture Award Winners. Enterprise Architecture

IT Enterprise Architecture: How EA Teams Can Support Business Transformation

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As chart 1 shows, there are four main types of opportunity for aspiring enterprise architecture (EA) teams. Chart 1: Four types of opportunity for Enterprise Architecture Source: CEB analysis.

Enterprise Architecture is an MBA subject

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IT Enterprise Architecture: Provide Data Support to the Select Few, Not the Many

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Yet interviews with dozens of senior enterprise architecture managers in CEB’s networks showed that better data attainability and quality is a fairly common goal – and consumer of funds – for IT teams, all driven by the often misguided assumption this will deliver significant business value.

What is an Enterprise Architecture good for, a reminder

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Enterprise Architecture is the integrated, consistent and navigable diagrammatic description of the enterprise.

Enterprise Architecture good practices (iii)

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You cannot change the business and technology architecture without adapting the people organisation as well

IT Enterprise Architecture: Some EA Teams Reinventing Themselves as Innovation Coaches

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And a handful of the world’s IT enterprise architecture (EA) teams – whose main task is to describe and document the design of organizations, including processes, systems, reporting structures, and technology – are already developing.

Why Companies Do Need Enterprise Architecture at Downturn?

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Like a set of reference architectures, which in practice turn to be 80% different from architectures of previously deployed solutions or a […]. Written by Mike Oliver LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeolivero4bo Website: [link] Take it or leave it, but often EA is often referred to as a lengthy initiative with very unclear and practically not very applicable results.

IT Enterprise Architecture: How to Become a Digital Strategy Consultant to the Business

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This is certainly true of IT enterprise architecture (EA) teams, who have traditionally looked to describe the design of organizations – including processes, systems, reporting structures, and technology – and then use this understanding to help the IT function do its job more efficiently.

Enterprise Architects Populate Digital Business Platforms

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Enterprise architecture (EA) and technology innovation leaders have the important job of advising CIOs and business leaders about digital business strategy, innovation and enterprise change. By 2021, 40% of organizations will use enterprise architects to help ideate new business innovations made possible by emerging technologies. What technology trends should be on an enterprise architect’s radar?

Choose The Right Enterprise Architecture Management Tool Using Forrester’s Latest EAMS Wave™

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Today’s enterprise architecture (EA) practices are relevant because they enable a firm’s customer-led and digital transformations. As more traditional EA use cases become commoditized, vendors that provide strong use cases that are vital to transformations will emerge as the leaders. These transformation-enabling use cases include strategic performance management, technology asset performance, operational insights, and people […

The Enterprise Architecture process and artefacts (i)

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The first EA iteration would deliver the one page enterprise business architecture In the set up phase the first modelling effort should be dedicated to the selection, design and documentation of the EA Framework.

Service Oriented Architecture and Security

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Written by Mike Oliver LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeolivero4bo Website: [link] So what does Security, Cyber Crimes, Denial of Service, and other Security Concerns have to do with a Service Oriented Architecture? Does having a Service Oriented Architecture translate into having a more secure enterprise? Certainly having an Enterprise Architecture can translate into better security […].

Enterprise Architecture and Agile do muddy the waters of Digital Transformation

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In " Architecture is Dying – Why EA and Agile isn’t enough to stop Shadow IT ", Barry O'Reilly writes for IASA, " an association for all IT architects ", that "architecture is dying".

Enterprise Architecture boards and key EA artefacts

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The business case will help you sell the EA to the enterprise in the financial terms that business can understand

Enterprise Architecture has to go down to the level of detail stakeholders need (i)

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Enterprise Architecture is arguably one of those jobs that isn't ever finished. Martin Owen, Vice President of Product Management at ERwin, posts on LinkedIn that. But I'd argue that over analysis is just as damaging to a business as the opposite. Speed is

Architecture principles, are they any good? (i)

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Architecture principles, are they any good? Architecture principles enable us manage the enterprise complexity by separating concerns, usually by structuring the enterprise in groups of entities which could be developed and changed independently continuing from.

IBM Beefs Up Enterprise X-Architecture With Flash, Modular Design

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IBM''s latest iteration of its Enterprise-X architecture includes Flash and a modular design, making it suitable to move big, intensive applications to the cloud and extending the life of the server through hot swapping capabilities.

Enterprise Modelling in a few posters (iv)

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The FFLV Enterprise Architecture Framework

What is the Design Thinking relation to Enterprise Architecture

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There is plenty of talk of Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Design Thinking (DT), but how do they relate? Since Design Thinking is defined in the enterprise context and hence in the scope of Enterprise Architecture, to avoid specularion, we'd better clarify their relation to each other. DT is the design of an optimised human interaction with the enterprise.

The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

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Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

Gartner predicts that Enterprise Architecture will focus on Digital platforms

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Gartner : "Digital is transforming organizations and EA itself, with digital business platforms emerging as a powerful approach to innovation. EA and technology innovation leaders are promoting these efforts, providing the skills and competencies needed to support innovation and architect

Enterprise Architecture has to go down to the level of detail stakeholders need

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Enterprise Architecture is arguably one of those jobs that isn't ever finished. Martin Owen, Vice President of Product Management at ERwin, posts on LinkedIn that. But I'd argue that over analysis is just as damaging to a business as the opposite. Speed is key in

The 2017 Enterprise Architecture Awards: Driving The Customer-obsessed Digital Business

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Enterprise ArchitectureJust about every company Forrester works with tells us they are driving to become Digital Businesses. But not just 'digital' as a technology imperative - they are investing in digital to dramatically change how they serve their customers - with target benefits rippling over to customer retention and acquisition. We call this focus Customer-obsessed Digital Business.

The Enterprise Architecture process and artefacts (ii)

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document the key "to dos" in one page and you have the strategic directions

Troux Technologies: Providing Insights From Enterprise Intelligence

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Troux Technologies provides enterprise intelligence and planning solutions into some of the world''s most widely respected organizations.

Forrester's Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: 2017-2021

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Winners Of The 2019 Forrester And InfoWorld EA Awards Contest Show EA’s Role In Digital Transformation

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In past Forrester and InfoWorld Enterprise Architecture Awards competitions, we had named themes to align entries and winners to the current needs of modern enterprise architecture (EA) programs.