In this case study we examine the three types of gaps in enterprise architecture and how to manage transition from Current to target Architectures.
For some companies, the New Year coincides with the start of their planning year, and there are still many companies that go through an annual reorganization of the management structure charts. In any case, New Year is a good time to take stock and think about the future - so here are my recommendations for using TOGAF as your guide.
The Architecture Development Method is a generic process – so it is always likely to be adapted to meet your specific needs. Here we look at some of the key points to bear in mind about the architecture development cycle.
The elements of TOGAF cover the entire lifecycle for Enterprise Architecture (EA), right from setting up EA as an idea within an organization, to creating and maintaining established Enterprise Architectures.
Read this blog to understanding the benefits from TOGAF for different types of stakeholder: The Business User
TOGAF describes three types of architecture role. Two of these types - Enterprise and Solution - are often used in the job title for architects, but it is rare to find someone called a Segment Architect. If you are confused about this missing role... read on, and all will be revealed.
Architects sometimes see the ADM as reactive, but EA should never be passive - it needs to respond to concerns, but add architectural thinking and then make a unique contribution to stakeholder needs. This blog explains some of the proactive aspects of ADM that are not so obvious.
I frequently get asked whether it’s practical to use TOGAF “out-of-the-box” – without any customization. Architects and clients are looking for a turnkey approach that they can easily plug into their enterprise with the hope of quick results – they don’t want something that requires too much effort.
Read this TOGAF Case Study by Enterprise Architecture expert Roger Evendern: Using TOGAF to Re-engineer Legacy Systems and Data
Read the latest blog from our series explaining the benefits from of TOGAF and Enterprise Architecture for the various types of stakeholder. This week: HR & Personnel Depatrment