What is Enterprise Architecture?
Environmental Trendsare important to point out due to how business domains are constantly changing and dynamic which affect enterprise states. Business strategy should include tactics that deal with changing environmental trends.
Current-state architecturedocumenting the current state is essential to advance towards future states and close the gap between the current state and the organization’s goals. This provides a guideline and an initial baseline to compare against the future.
Organize architecture effortscopes the Enterprise Architecture program.
Closing the Gapidentifies the differences between the current-state and the future-state specifications. Managing is the discipline that creates and maintains Enterprise Architecture artifacts while Governing alludes to the organizational processes and organizational structure. With the implementation of this methodology, organizations strengthen their principles and standards to drive towards desirable behaviors.
translates the business strategy into a set of guidelines for organizational change. This is the main aspect of Enterprise Architect for it defines the needs of the enterprise and the business improvement targets. It produces the following products:
- Develop requirements
- Develop principles
- Develop models
Enterprise Architecture provides an organization-wide overview of the business, ensuring the company is holistically consistent with its objectives and targets.
Architectural efforts are usually created to respond or anticipate new business drivers. Each Architectural structure is personalized to the specific industry and organizations’ individual needs.
Technical risk and complexity is reduced due to standardization. This also causes the organization to be cost and time effective since tasks will consistently be in accordance to organization and governmental regulations.
Easier and quicker introduction of new products or process changes and implementation of business rules.
Aligning Strategic and Operational Views of Business
Driving Technological Vision
Transforming and Automating Operations
Facilitating and Governing Organizational Change
Managing the Architecture
Integrating People, Processes, and Technology
The aim of Enterprise Architecture is to present the company in terms of its business entities, properties and relationships between the external environment and them. Professionals at Interfacing can help you and your organization implement the right Enterprise Architecture for your industry and business. Contact us more for information.
Download a Free Trial of EPC
Map, model, and execute your business processes with Interfacing’s Enterprise Process Center® (EPC) to achieve the process visibility necessary to optimize your activities. Positioned amongst Leaders by Gartner in its latest Enterprise Business Process Analysis (EBPA) MarketGuide