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Enterprise Architecture As Strategy

Creating a Foundation for Business Execution

by Jeanne W. Ross

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Harvard Business School Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business strategy,
  • Industrial management,
  • Information Technology (Engineering),
  • Management,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Strategic planning,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Information Management,
  • Automation,
  • Management - General,
  • Information technology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8854626M
    ISBN 101591398398
    ISBN 109781591398394

    This section includes an analysis of four major operating model types and what makes them successful. To build that strategy, an Enterprise Strategy Model may be used to represent the Enterprise situation accurately and realistically for both past and future views. Such exhaustive mapping of IT dependencies has notable overlaps with both metadata in the general IT sense, and with the ITIL concept of the configuration management database. My next master's course will require us to read this book.

    Serge has also written several articles and whitepapers for different magazines Pharma Asia, Open Source Magazine. Having discussed this model, we alert the reader that the framework implied by Figure 5 and Figure 6 is the one Enterprise Architecture As Strategy book in this text. In the chapters that follow we discuss some formal models advanced or used in the industry to develop architecture planning tools. How the information is structured, how it changes, information flows, and the logical divisions between independent functions within the system are all dealt with in the information viewpoint. This plan may then be refined at different levels in the enterprise. Evaluation and monitoring consists of the following steps: Definition of KPIs, measurement and metrics Definition of target values for these KPIs Perform measurements Compare measured results to the pre-defined standard Make necessary changes Strategic Planning and Enterprise Architecture should ensure that information systems do not operate in a vacuum.

    The firm also has an existing set of business assets. The strategic model can be based on business processes such as customer, operation or background processes. Successful application of enterprise information security architecture requires appropriate positioning in the organization. The article will be organized by a set of strategies starting with strategy as structure and design in the s and up to more contemporary forms such as dynamic capabilities and strategy as ecology in the s.


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Enterprise Architecture As Strategy by Jeanne W. Ross Download PDF Ebook

In addition, enterprises struggle with rapidly changing technologies. RM-ODP uses an object-modeling approach to describe distributed systems.

When Enterprise Architecture As Strategy book a foundation for execution, why is it best to build it "one project at a time"? Impact and Result Create an EA value proposition based on enterprise needs that clearly articulates the expected contributions of the EA function.

We assume that the reader has basic familiarity with emerging technologies and their attempt to solve existing problems. Here are my key highlights Setting the EA roadmap to align with the business vision of the company Understand the business context and stakeholder analysis is the initiation phase EA tools Enterprise Architecture As Strategy book very useful in each phase to analyze and create artifacts Designing the Enterprise Architecture strategies and initiatives are key to the success of the organization as quoted by Gartner experts Gartner is a great resource library for us to research and learn Defining operating model for EA and setting up the implementation plans Analyzing the future state implementation and conceptual levels can help in forecasting future business needs.

But sometimes enterprises need to go beyond minor fixes and transform themselves, in response to a disruptive event or dramatically changing circumstances—a merger, for example, or a new competitor.

Small Arrow Enterprises must periodically go through a major transformation to better adapt to their fast changing environment A simple conceptualization is difficult to be seen as adding value. The components of an architecture framework provide structured guidance that is divided into three main areas: [4] Descriptions of architecture: how to document the enterprise as a system, from several viewpoints.

They explain how to create a holistic vision for the future enterprise and how to generate concepts and alternative architectures; they describe techniques for evaluating possible architectures, tools for implementation planning, and strategies for communicating with stakeholders.

The business architecture is the most critical, but also the most difficult to implement, according to industry practitioners. Macro view of the environment and of enterprise architecture. Usually, an overarching enterprise architecture process, composed of phases, broken into lower-level processes composed of finer grained activities.

An aim is to improve data quality, access to data, adaptability to changing requirements, data interoperability and sharing, and cost containment. Getting to the root cause of this problem is one that cannot be solved quickly. More specifically, they respond to questions such as these: 1.

How strategic planning relates to Enterprise Architecture

During this lunchtime conversation, we compared the computer field to other professional fields such as accounting, law enforcement and even the dreaded legal field. We are not suggesting not to go through the modeling effort; we are recommending not to spend hundreds of staff-years to develop a partial framework for the enterprise architecture.

Enterprise information security architecture

Practitioners, however, need to have a pragmatic rather than academic view of all of these models; otherwise, one could end up spending an Enterprise Architecture As Strategy book amount of time over several years developing a framework model e.

With regard to the last question, it is important to keep in mind that Ross, Weill, and Robertson's recommendations refer to enterprise-wide initiatives. Evans and Lou R. Even with their differences in terms of scale and available resources, they face the same challenge: effective application of the principles recommended by the authors.

If you have unbridled enthusiasm for EA then you may be disappointed in this straightforward, business focused discussion. In fact, environmental analysis should be continuous and feed all aspects of planning, identify the strengths and weaknesses, the opportunities and threats SWOT 3.One of my new favorite books is, Enterprise Architecture as Strategy, by Jeanee W.

Ross, Peter Weill, and David C. Robertson. My colleague, Danny Cohen recommended it as one of the best books on enterprise strategy and I agree. A big focus of the book is on execution and how to build a strong foundation for execution.

Mar 09,  · Where are we headed with technology?

Enterprise Architecture As Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution

I think that an approach that looks at your enterprise's architecture will be more needful now than ever because of. It can be very subjective from person to person, but I Enterprise Architecture As Strategy book my best to answer your question: 1.

For general understanding of EA as a generic topic: An Introduction To Enterprise Architecture: Third Edition, Aug 13, 2. Go for the most popular E.The goal of pdf architecture is to create a unified IT environment pdf the firm or all of the firm's business units, with tight symbiotic links to the business side of the organization and its strategy.

The purpose of enterprise architecture is to create a map of IT assets and business processes and a set of governance principles that drive an ongoing discussion about business.Jul download pdf,  · What you need to know now about moving your enterprise to a cloud computing strategyIn the second edition of the Enterprise Cloud Strategy e-book, we've taken the essential information for how to establish a strategy and execute your enterprise cloud migration and put it all in one place, so y.Enterprise Architecture as Strategy Austin HIMSS Chapter Lunch & Learn March 8, David C.

Baker Chief Enterprise Architect Ascension Information Services.