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Successful EA - the people aspect

Successful EA - the people aspect
Thursday, 8 October, 2015 - 08:26 - Stuart Macgregor
Enterprise architecture (EA) is more relevant today than ever before. We’re seeing new technologies, new market forces, more competition, and rapidly changing business models coming to the fore.Together, these present a burning requirement for many organisations to ‘digitise the enterprise’. EA helps to do this by providing the organisation’s leadership with a complete view of its operating...


Strategy for EA Success

Thursday, 22 October, 2015 - 08:46 - Stuart Macgregor
Our first article in this series introduced some of the most common reasons for the failure of EA practices. We explored issues relating to the Chief Architect, the core EA team, and the positioning of the EA function within the organisation. Now, we turn our attention to another consideration - that of strategy.EA vision, strategy and directionIf the guiding coalition fails to establish a...


Collaboration: key to EA success

Avoiding the perils on the way to successful Enterprise Architecture
Tuesday, 1 December, 2015 - 16:04 - Stuart Macgregor
Our previous article looked at the strategic considerations for any organisation’s Enterprise Architecture journey: ensuring the vision and strategy is defined, gaining the support of executives, and guarding against creating overly-conceptual ‘Ivory Towers’.This article explores the so-called “softer issues” relating to EA: collaboration and change leadership.CollaborationEA, like many emerging...


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