Best Practice Report

Demonstrate Enterprise Architecture’s Value To Business Stakeholders

June 24th, 2024
With contributors:
Paul McKay , Charles Betz , David Mooter , Zaklina Ber , Rachel Birrell


Enterprise architects have always struggled to demonstrate the value of their work. High-performance IT provides a framework that helps IT teams continuously improve business results through technology. Enterprise architects can adopt best practices that support the three principles of high-performance IT — alignment, trust, and adaptivity — to highlight their contribution to tangible business outcomes like risk reduction, cost efficiency, customer and employee experience improvements, increased revenue, and mission reinforcement.

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