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For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

Focus EA Impact On Planning, Governance, And Innovation

May 15, 2012

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This report outlines the high-level business impact of Forrester's solution for enterprise architecture (EA) executives working on building a high-performance EA practice. Describing the added benefit of your evolved EA program is a key part of building a high-performance EA practice. As enterprise architecture practices shift toward being business-focused, strategic, and pragmatic, the ways in which EA impact the enterprise will change. Even the impact of EA's old but still necessary duties, such as standards management or solution design, is changing. The high-performance EA program drives these activities and others based on its strong business architecture understanding of strategic business needs and plans to help both IT and business execute on this strategy. This document outlines the difference between EA activities performed as a "status quo" project-oriented program and that of a business-centered, strategic, and pragmatic EA practice, and it describes the impact that the latter approach will have. Use these examples to demonstrate how your vision for the EA practice will benefit your IT and business stakeholders and to set a realistic vision for your practice's performance.

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