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What Is the Value Proposition of Enterprise Architecture Today?

22 October 2021

For those in the know, enterprise architecture represents an opportunity for organizations and companies to better allocate their resources in a more holistic and tech-enabled way. Instead of resources that are underutilized or departments and workers that spend too much time in the trees to see the forest for what it is, the value proposition of enterprise architecture is that with some planning up front, even the most disjointed organizations can better situate themselves for the future and whatever the day may bring. That’s because enterprise architecture and the value proposition that it brings to the table means that organizations can be better equipped than ever to get more done and communicate more effectively with relatively cheap digital tools that can revolutionize how business is […]

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What is Enterprise Architecture?

20 October 2021

What is Enterprise Architecture? Enterprise architecture (EA) serves as a conceptual blueprint for enterprise analysis, planning, design, and implementation through an extensive program to achieve profitable growth and strategy execution consistently. It is also a proactive and holistic discipline to give enterprise solutions to obstacles and problems by executing observation and analysis of change to achieve desired business goals and results. With this, EA brings value to the table by providing business and IT leaders with simplified recommendations for policy and project adjustments. This is to fulfill business results that benefit concerning business divisions. The Role of Enterprise Architecture An enterprise architect is accountable for maintaining an organization’s IT networks and services. In addition, as EAs, they are responsible for managing, developing, and upgrading enterprise […]

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What is Enterprise Architecture?

20 October 2021

What is Enterprise Architecture? Enterprise architecture (EA) serves as a conceptual blueprint for enterprise analysis, planning, design, and implementation through an extensive program to achieve profitable growth and strategy execution consistently. It is also a proactive and holistic discipline to give enterprise solutions to obstacles and problems by executing observation and analysis of change to achieve desired business goals and results. With this, EA brings value to the table by providing business and IT leaders with simplified recommendations for policy and project adjustments. This is to fulfill business results that benefit concerning business divisions. The Role of Enterprise Architecture An enterprise architect is accountable for maintaining an organization’s IT networks and services. In addition, as EAs, they are responsible for managing, developing, and upgrading enterprise […]

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How Does Enterprise Architecture Add Value to Organizations?

18 October 2021

The 2020 shutdowns showed us that technology and the right structure can help businesses face the unknown. Indeed, those that were plugged in to the latest and greatest tech were some of the biggest winners during the pandemic, and it’s the strategies and technologies that they utilized that enabled them to not miss a beat when many workers were sent home and businesses tried to meet the demands of their clients and customers under the new paradigm.  Now, more than ever, agility, problem solving and maintaining a holistic view of your efforts is what’s important to organizations, and businesses all over the world over are seeing value in creating a vision and implementing the tools and workflows to help adapt and persevere in today’s always […]

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Why No One Understands Enterprise Architecture & Why Technology Abstractions Always Fail

18 October 2021

It can be difficult for people, departments and organizations to get technology right. After all, technology is often seen as a black-box solution that ‘just works’ — and that kind of approach can reduce critical thinking and other approaches where the technology serves the needs of the users, not the reverse. Indeed, technology is supposed to help, though with poor implementations and technology that’s used to serve abstract goals, the ‘why’ can often get lost. That can turn a useful tool into somewhat of a straightjacket as users struggle to adopt new technologies that may hamper their efforts, all while managers and decision-makers tout the benefits of that shiny new thing. In a sense, understanding enterprise architecture starts with the difficulties confronted, in addition to […]

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The Value of Enterprise Architecture in the Age of Digital Disruption

16 October 2021

While most businesses are focused on the tasks of the day, enterprise architecture brings a new, holistic approach to business. After all, there is a method to the ways in which organizations operate, and those that can codify their focus and maintain an overall view of what’s important and what’s not will stand to do better and have more success in today’s quickly changing business landscape.  However, not everyone has bought into the value of enterprise architecture and how it can optimize the efforts of an entire organization in ways that can exceed the sum of all of those departments and resources at a company’s disposal. Sure enough, the overall value of enterprise architecture will only be as beneficial as the buy-in, and that means […]

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A Complete Career Guide for Enterprise Architects

7 September 2021

Looking to take the next step in your career as an enterprise architect, or simply get on the ladder? We’ll talk you through the process with our complete career guide for enterprise architects. What Does an Enterprise Architect Do? An enterprise architect is responsible for analyzing and implementing IT structures to ensure they align with strategic goals. This requires strong IT skills, but also the soft skills that enable an enterprise architect to work closely with key stakeholders and bring together different departments.  Their main goal is to ensure their organization is maximizing the effectiveness of its IT systems but to achieve this, they need a complete view of what’s going on in the entire business. To do this, an enterprise architect must be up […]

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5 Benefits of Enterprise Architecture

7 September 2021

The way things are built matters. This is as true for an organization as anything else.  Enterprise architecture aims to understand how different parts of an organization come together, and how this impacts its strategic goals. These insights can make a huge difference to the efficiency and success of any enterprise, making enterprise architecture a key feature of successful organizations.  Here are five benefits of enterprise architecture.  1. See How Different Parts of the Enterprise Fit Together Modern organizations are complicated. Whether they’re businesses, government agencies, not for profits, or anything else, they tend to have a lot of moving parts.  This is because they’ve grown in an organic way. They adapt to new challenges as they arise, taking on new functions, and changing the […]

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5 Things to Know About the Role of Enterprise Architecture in Changing Times

22 August 2021

5 Things to Know About the Role of Enterprise Architecture in Changing Times Enterprise architecture or EA is a methodology that helps businesses in designing and planning their IT infrastructure and aligning it with their business objectives. In the changing times, the enterprise architecture framework can prove to be instrumental in achieving business sustainability and profitability as it supports organizations in diverse tasks including digital transformation. Besides helping companies meet their business goals, it includes adapting IT projects and policies to technological developments and staying on top of the industry trends and disruptions. It’s important to remember that while EA has been in use for decades, new tools and standards have shaped its evolution in the face of rapid advances in digital technology, which in […]

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8 Reasons to Get a TOGAF Certification in 2021

22 August 2021

8 Reasons to Get a TOGAF Certification in 2021 Has there been a better time than the present to reinvent oneself? Whether you’re continuing to work from home or the office or are on a break, consider investing your time and resources in new and meaningful educational opportunities. Learning or developing novel skills would help open the doors to a promising new career. For those of you interested in IT architecture, the Open Group Architecture Framework or TOGAF is a great certification to equip yourself with in 2021.  But what is TOGAF certification? For the uninitiated, TOGAF is a high-level framework or developmental method used by enterprises for designing, planning, implementing, and governing enterprise information technology architecture. It guides the enterprise software development process through […]

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