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EAdirections Tenth Anniversary Observations

Through ten years of working with dozens of companies, we have seen a lot of good and some not so good developments related to Enterprise Architecture. In recognition of those 10 years, those dozens of companies, and continued success, we would like to share them with you.
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It’s About Time

Of the many reasons to have EA as part your company’s approach to decision-making, the one that is most often overlooked is that it will save you TIME. Saving time means moving forward faster.
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Characteristics of Effective EA (Revisited)

Below you will see the content of a previous post, reposted for a couple of reasons.  One, I had a recent conversation with a client about this topic which brought it to front of mind.  Second, I have been having…
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Characteristics of Effective EA

There are a few characteristics of an effective Enterprise Architecture (as well as IT Architecture) practice and its artifacts that must be established and maintained throughout its existence.  In order to be effective, EA and ITA need to influence investment…
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EAA Views – Portfolio and Platform

As has been stated by EAdirections and others, Enteprise Application Architecture (EAA) is generally the second area of EA to mature, following the Enterprise Technology Architecture.  As the infrastructure is standardized, the EA team looks to the consumers of that…
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