Use Enterprise Architecture to Govern the Cloud
Don’t stop at the firewall. Architect the extended enterprise, including cloud services and key integration points, with internal systems.
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- As the organization expands outside the firewall to include a heavy reliance on cloud services, architects of business processes and IT systems must expand their worldview accordingly.
- The enterprise architecture has a critical role to play in governing the extended enterprise.
With increasingly complex business models, more sophisticated solutions and escalating costs, IT leaders are finding it harder than ever to manage both cost and complexity within their organizations. Enterprise architecture is an engine for growth and competitive advantage.
Engage the business in enterprise architecture so you can keep the "E" in "EA."
Use this presentation deck template to present the key information your executive team will need to decide whether to get involved in an enterprise architecture initiative.
Plan your strategy for engaging the business in key enterprise architecture processes.
Many organizations lack the organizational capability, vision and commitment to successfully implement an enterprise architecture (EA) initiative. Evaluating enterprise readiness across 12 categories and addressing issues before embarking on an EA project will help ensure success.
Enterprise architecture is a discipline made up of frameworks, methods and tools that help organizations of all sizes chart a course away from unnecessary costs due to systems and process duplication in the entire organization. EA focuses on long-term strategic impact, reducing costs and improving time to market.