Best Practice Report

Streamlined Processes Are The Foundation Of Effective And Agile EA

May 7th, 2015
AC
Alex Cullen
With contributors:
Elizabeth Cullen , Henry Peyret

Summary

Delivering technology solutions to your business is complicated, involving many stakeholders, processes, and deliverables. Enterprise architects often struggle to deliver value to stakeholders because the practice of enterprise architecture (EA) is much broader than the responsibilities of individuals with "architect" in their title. The solution to this challenge lies in clarifying the processes that EA organizations own and those they influence as part of a broader practice of architecting the enterprise. Forrester's EA process framework links EA activities and deliverables to business change efforts, ensuring alignment and enhancing organizational agility.

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