Best Practice Report

Demonstrate Enterprise Architecture’s Value To IT Stakeholders

June 27th, 2024
With contributors:
Paul McKay , Charles Betz , David Mooter , Zaklina Ber , Demi Starks


Enterprise architects have always struggled to demonstrate the value of their work. EA leaders must seize the opportunity to disprove their critics by turning architecture into a key asset that boosts the health, flexibility, and adaptability of the IT estate. Enterprise architects can use Forrester’s Outcome-Driven Architecture Model and high-performance IT framework to show how their activities help IT create order out of chaos, reuse assets to cut costs and improve agility, and add intangible value through collaboration and knowledge sharing.

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