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Enterprise Architecture (EA)

When EA & SOA Worlds Collide Presentation

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E-Government Trends, Common Practices and Benefits

The question for public sector organizations is no longer “Should we?”  Now it is “What is the Best Way …?”  E-government, the web-based online delivery of government services to its constituents, is the norm at all levels – federal, provincial/state,… Read more »

EA Frameworks: Pros and Cons – Inventory and Insights

A lot of attention – in the media, on EA-oriented websites, at conferences, and in the minds of enterprise architects themselves – is devoted to EA frameworks.  What are they?  Should I use one?  If so, which one?  What do… Read more »

Embrace Enterprise Transformation as a Core Concept

Transformation is the latest concept to capture the attention of business and IT executives alike.  Driven by a combination of improving economics, changes in the competitive landscape, a flurry of mergers and acquisitions and more aggressive public policy objectives, most… Read more »

Tactical (yet Strategic) EA – Keeping Both Sides Happy

We say it all the time, but the bottom line is it’s the truth – we don’t have enough time! As EA practitioners, we are always faced with the conflicting pressure to produce results now, while maintaining our focus on… Read more »

Critical Success Factors for EA Effectiveness

There are some common critical success factors that EAdirections has recognized in highly effective EA programs.  Not all of these critical success factors are seen in every effective EA program; so each organization must determine which factors are hindering and… Read more »

Communication Planning for Enterprise Architecture

Communication is a key to transforming an enterprise through strategic planning, enterprise architecture (EA) and enterprise portfolio management (EPfM). Critical to the success and effectiveness of communication is planning why, how, when, and with whom communication will take place. The… Read more »
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