Case Study

Educate Your Business Stakeholders About Their Architecture Decisions

European Bank ČSOB's EA Goes Beyond PowerPoint To Engage The Board Of Directors

August 25th, 2017
Alex Cullen, null
Alex Cullen
With contributors:
Laura Koetzle , Matthew Flug , Sam Bartlett


Enterprise architecture (EA) teams too often fail to provide business leaders with a clear picture of their firms' architecture and how those leaders' decisions (past and present) affect that architecture and the firms' future choices. The EA team at European bank ČSOB use the concept of an architecture picture book to engage with the firm's board of directors. This case study examines this unorthodox and successful technique and draws lessons from it that all EA professionals can use.

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