Enterprise Architecture for Business Success

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Enterprise Architecture (EA) has evolved to become a prominent presence in today’s information systems and technology landscape. The EA discipline is rich in frameworks, methodologies, and the ...
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Elaborate

Pp. 101-121 (21)

Inji Wijegunaratne, George Fernandez and Peter Evans-Greenwood

Abstract

The align stage assists with the clarification of business objectives, to produce a set of high level initiatives which have in principle support by the stakeholders. This, “Elaborate” chapter now picks up the thread to provide the technical leadership for planning the transition represented by the identified initiatives. This advances the EA programme from alignment to elaboration: here is where we elaborate on the architecture to a level of detail that will support navigating the organisational journey that we have identified.

Keywords:

Capability improvement, EA roadmap, EA stage deliverables, Elaborate stage, IT initiatives, mapping against frameworks, transformation program, transition plan.