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The State Of EA 2020: The Increasing Adoption Of EA Ecosystems

Landscape: The EA Practice Playbook

March 25, 2020

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This is the Landscape report in The EA Practice Playbook For 2020.

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In our most recent survey, Forrester has seen a significant increase in the number of enterprise architecture (EA) leaders aspiring to lead an adaptive EA practice — one founded on customer centricity, employee engagement, collaboration, and delivery of on-demand digital services. To succeed, EA leaders are adopting an ecosystem that includes functional subject-matter experts (SMEs).

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Table of Contents

  • EA Is Quickly Evolving From A Team To An Ecosystem Of SMEs
  • EA's Ecosystem Evolution Is A Journey With Many Challenges
  • Digital Customer Obsession Drives Adaptive EA Operating Models
  • Recommendations

  • Base Your New EA Model On Service And Outcomes
  • Supplemental Material
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