The Enterprise Architecture ( Ea )

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Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a process of describing the structure and behavior of an enterprise (including its information systems), then planning and governing changes to improve the integrity and flexibility of the enterprise.
“Well Gartner defines EA is the process of translating business vision and strategy into effective enterprise change by creating, communicating and improving the key requirements, principles and models that describe the enterprise’s future state and enable its evolution”.
Basically EA is all about technology planning. In other words EA is a component of the overall strategic planning in a company. The company’s strategic planning is done by the CEO. This is where senior leader directs change in the company. When we talk about change, change in roles and responsibilities, processes such as data and information, existing or new applications, infrastructure and possibly technology.
Enterprise Architecture – Its Purpose
As we all know the company is focused on making a profit. The purpose of EA is to maximize investment returns, improve performance and embrace emerging technologies that support the business.
• Enable changes to the business strategy with quick response changes in enabling processes and technology solutions.
• Reduces redundancy, hence lower total cost of ownership.
• Achieves economies of scale by sharing services.
To go further in to what is enterprise architecture a lot depends on sort of framework we use. There are lot of…
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