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Inji Wijegunaratne, George Fernandez and Peter Evans-Greenwood
To detail the main meaningful activities of EA, in chapters 5, 6 and 7 we go
through a scenario illustrating the lifecycle of a pragmatic, business aligned EA
Chapter 5 covers the first, crucial stage of our EA lifecycle: Align. The main activities,
tools, techniques and artefacts for the alignment phase are introduced.
Architecture artefacts, business and IT alignment, business value
classification, current state assessment, enterprise ‘as is’, Heat Maps, investment
priorities, IT strategy maps, business service maps, strategy maps, The EA project.