The State Of EA 2010
EA's Top Focus: Overcoming Long-Standing Obstacles
March 4, 2011
Why Read This Report
Forrester's "State Of EA 2010" report shows consistent themes and incremental progress by the enterprise architecture (EA) function in most firms. EA leaders are part of senior IT management and have the CIO's active support, but they struggle with awareness and support from other parts of IT and the business. Better strategic planning is the primary driver for EA programs, with better communications, increased involvement with projects, and initiating business and information architecture programs as the primary means to do so. When looking at their technology landscape, EAs see the greatest change in collaboration, content, and all things applications.
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Tools And Templates
Best Practice Assessments
- EA's Priority Is To Communicate And Connect With Value
- EA Programs Have The Technical Architectures Under Control
- Mobile, Social, And Cloud Influence Collaboration, Content, And Application Architectures
- EA Can Build The Case But Has Trouble Selling IT
- Primary Drivers For EA Programs
EA Effectiveness Is Linked To Business And IT Process Standardization
July 14, 2010 | Tim DeGennaro
Progress With Business And Information Architecture Leads To Increased EA Support
March 12, 2010 | Jeff Scott
Integrated BA And IA Artifacts Are Valuable — And Hard To Find
November 15, 2011 | Gene Leganza