The Modern Enterprise Architect

Organizations have long struggled to optimally align their assets with their business strategy in order to drive execution and to deliver business outcomes. This is where the enterprise architect comes in.

Throughout the past decade, this role has drastically changed. Today, enterprise architects have a myriad of responsibilities, including helping to bridge an enterprise's future strategy with implementation issues. This requires them to have a holistic vision as well as diverse work experiences.

Today's enterprise architects can be looked at as trusted advisors, internal management consultancies, a sounding board, educators, and visionaries. They are both the catalysts and guides to successfully moving the business to its future state.


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Infographic Understanding EA

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Understanding Enterprise Architecture in 2019

Leading organizations use enterprise architecture frameworks as guides and inspiration on the types of deliverables they might create. EA is a discipline that is continuing to evolve investment deliverables.


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Enterprise Architecture: How To Ensure Your Business Strategy Will Deliver

Enterprise Architecture: How To Ensure Your Business Strategy Will Deliver



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Enterprise Architect Research

Context Driven Customer Engagement

Context-Driven Customer Engagement: Beyond Customer Experience (CX) Management
July 8, 2019

This research note explores the changing customer expectations and illustrates a stepped evolution toward AI-enabled context-driven customer engagement. Read More >

What is Enterprise Architecture in 2020?

What is Enterprise Architecture in 2020?
May 21, 2019

Summary: This note highlights how leading organizations are using enterprise architecture (EA) including business architecture to balance investment and cost-cutting decisions by answering five of the most common questions about EA today and going into 2020. Read More >

Enterprise Architect Blogs

It's Time for the "Business Versus IT" Debate to Be Over

It's Time for the "Business Versus IT" Debate to Be Over
March 20, 2019

I think a lot of people in IT are still stuck in the mode where they view themselves as an enabler for the business. Where the reality is, in today’s world, technology is very often the source of critical business differentiators.  Read More >

"We Have A Business Strategy, But..."

"We Have A Business Strategy, But..."
June 12, 2019

“We have a business strategy but you’re not allowed to see it.” This blog explores how business and IT leaders are supposed to execute an actionable business strategy when it is not transparent. Read More >