Trends Report

The State Of EA 2021: The EA Ecosystem Is Maturing, Leading To An Increased Business Focus

May 4th, 2021
With contributors:
Gene Leganza , Audrey Hecht , Diane Lynch


According to Forrester's Q1 2021 Global State Of Enterprise Architecture Survey, enterprise architecture (EA) leaders are taking a more collaborative approach to architecture and design. EA leaders are becoming more business focused, leading to better alignment with business demand. Architecture principles are driving customer- and employee-centric architectures that enable effective delivery of on-demand digital services. This report guides EA leaders to successfully transform from siloed teams to an EA ecosystem comprising functional subject-matter experts (SMEs).

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