Enterprise Architecture: Challenges and Implementations
Enterprise Architecting (EA) is the process of developing enterprise Information Technology architecture -- both its description and its implementation. An EA description focuses on a holistic and integrated view of the why, where, and who uses IT systems and how and what they are used for within an organization. An enterprise architect develops the strategy and enables the decisions for designing, developing, and deploying IT systems to support the business operations as well as to assess, select, and integrate the technology into the organization?s infrastructure. Alignment between business and IT is one of the top issues for CIOs and IS managers for several years as report.