Without a strong architectural voice at the governance table, the EA contribution and value will always be compromised. Unless you have effective EA governance, then you will suffer the following outcomes:
When you start learning about Enterprise Architecture (or if you are already a practising architect), you quickly become aware that capabilities are an important...
OK – apart from the obvious retort that nothing makes sense in TOGAF®…. This is an open-ended question that I’m throwing out to you,...
Having set the standard for enterprise architecture for over two decades, The Open Group caused a huge stir when it announced TOGAF Version 9.2....
TOGAF® 9 Certification is regarded as the industry-standard framework and methodology for enterprise architecture practice and as such, TOGAF Certified Architects can earn upto 24% more than non-certified counterparts!
Quite frequently I get asked about the scope of Enterprise Architecture. Sometimes the question is a simple one: what is included in a typical EA initiative? But sometimes there’s a bit more to the question, with an implied: why is that included in EA? This question came up a couple of times this week, so it seemed a good time to go over some of the key points in this blog, and explain what TOGAF has to say about scope.
Well it turns out that some of the billboard headlines for TOGAF are the same: TOGAF is billed as the cure for all enterprise woes, as the silver bullet for IT development, or the one-stop solution for cutting costs and simplifying infrastructures. But when you get a bit more inquisitive it turns out that although it could be the answer everyone’s been looking for, it is actually just one of many new management ideas that require a lot of effort if they are to be successful.
A video guide outlining the contents of TOGAF 9.1 and how it can benefit you and your organization.
Read the latest blog from our series explaining the benefits from of TOGAF and Enterprise Architecture for the various types of stakeholder. This week: The Business Managers
Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a comprehensive framework designed to map out and govern the alignment between IT investment and wider organizational strategies to develop a clear understanding of potential threats and opportunities.