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Enterprise Architecture Body of Knowledge

Everything You Need to Create an Enterprise Architecture Plan for Your Organization

676+ Reference Documents
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402 Topics

Welcome to the world's best resource library on enterprise architecture planning (EAP) for CIOs and Senior Technology Managers. Stay ahead of the game with world class insights - practical thought leadership, proven tools, emerging trends and best practices for sustainable results.

Search through hundreds of technology management topics and thousands of articles, presentations, documents, tools, templates, case studies, samples, and best practices that will help you make informed decisions.

Enterprise Architecture Bodyof Knowledge Chapters

  1. Introduction to Enterprise Architecture
    What is Enterprise Architecture? This chapter contains information on the definition of enterprise architecture, and its context. Download documents on Enterprise Architecture definition, Enterprise Architecture overview, Enterprise Architecture primer, and Enterprise Architecture introduction.

  2. Benefits and Challenges in Enterprise Architecture Planning
    Why is Enterprise Architecture PlanningPlanning important? Why is Enterprise Architecture difficult to implement? This chapter helps CIOs understand the benefits fromenterprise architecture planning, and the challenges to overcome.

  3. Enterprise Architecture Process
    This chapter has documents related to step by step process (Implementation)/Cycle/formulation/how to create/how to develop an enterprise architecture plan

  4. Enterprise Architecture Frameworks and Models
    Detailed information on the key Enterprise Architecture Planning Frameworks used by organizations around the world. Includes 25+frameworks including the Zachman, TOGAF, DODAF, and MODAF.

  5. Enterprise Architecture Guides
    Complete guides on Enterprise Architecture – from definition, to step by step guidance, and more.

  6. Enterprise Architecture Templates
    Why start from scratch when you have access to templates that can be customized for your requirements? The fastest, and easiest way to create a plan for Enterprise Architectureusing true and tried steps and methods.

  7. Enterprise Architecture Case Studies This chapter contains downloads on enterprise architecture planning in action in the enterprise. Hundreds of case studies, samples, and examples demonstrate real world design, implementation, and use of Enterprise Architecture in organizations across industry.

  8. Enterprise Architecture Tools
    This chapter has information on tools that can be used to create anenterprise architecture plan.

  9. Enterprise Architecture Governance
    Downloads on governance processes, and organizational structures that facilitate effective monitoring and control of the Enterprise Architecture process.

  10. Enterprise Architecture Organization
    Information on the team, and organization required to power the Enterprise Architecture process.

  11. Enterprise Architecture Best Practices
    The focus of this chapter is on proven ways to create and implement an enterprise architecture plan. It covers best practices, and lessons learned.

  12. Enterprise Architecture Diagnostic/Assurance
    Guidance on periodic review and assessment of the Enterprise Architecture initiative. An outcomes based evaluation of Enterprise Architecture Planning is absolutely essential to ensuring results.

  13. Enterprise Architecture Maturity Model
    A good measure of progress is the organization's place on a Enterprise Architecture maturity model. This provides feedback on progress made to date, and an idea of the path ahead to reach even greater heights of efficiency and effectiveness.

  14. Enterprise Architecture Business Case
    This chapter covers creating a business case for the enterprise architecture initiative or program. How tomeasure, and communicate business value created using enterprise architecture planning.

  15. Enterprise Architecture Metrics
    (and Key Performance Indicators) are an essential tool to assess progress. They both set the goal and help measure performance against it.

  16. Enterprise Architecture Trends
    Where is the business world headed? How does that impact requirements on technology? How is technology shaping your industry? CIOs need to stay abreast of the latest trends affecting their organization. This chapter tracks the latest trends in business and IT.

  17. Enterprise ArchitectureBenchmarking
    Information on assessing performance against peers across industry. This chapter helps guide the IT Organization using comparison with peers.

  18. Enterprise Architecture Implementation
    The difference between an EAplan and a great EAplan is implementation. This is where the promise is turned into profits. This chapter provides information on implementation consideration in Enterprise Architecture, migration strategy and plans, and building implementation roadmaps to visualizethe journey ahead.

  19. Cross Function Topics
    Enterprise Architecture is not an island. It affects, and is affected by functions, and discipdtnes around it – IT Strategy, e-strategy, IT Governance, to name a few. This chapter explores these connections, and their impdtcations.

  20. Miscellaneous
    There is a lot more information that cuts across these topics. This chapter houses all that does not neatly fits in one of the buckets above.

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