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Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy

Why public sector experience difficulties in developing an information systems strategy?

A public sector organisation is one whose ownership, funding and operation are by the government or one of its agencies (Broadbent and Guthrie, 2008; OECD, 2006) For example Irish Defence Forces, Education in the Republic of Ireland (Primary and Secondary Education), Garda Síochána, etc. According to Boardbent & Guthrie (2008), there are four key domains of the public sector: Central…

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Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture Benefits

With all the associated enterprise architecture benefits, more and more organisations are using Enterprise Architecture for successful delivery of Information Systems. The enterprise architecture benefits include the following: Simplification of an enterprise. The enterprise architecture benefits include more efficient business operation with lower costs, more shared capabilities, lower management costs, more flexible workforce, more organisation, less duplication and redundancies and…

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Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy

How is Enterprise Architecture used to enable IT strategy in a business?

Jeanne W. Ross, Peter Weill and David C. Robertson wrote a book called “Enterprise Architecture as a Strategy”. They introduced an idea to execute a strategy; firstly a company should build the foundation for business execution .Foundation for business digitizes routine tasks to provide reliability and predictability in processes. Foundation provides fulfilment criteria, IT structure for a company, strategic limits…

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Enterprise Architecture development
Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture Development

Enterprise Architecture development involves defining current state architecture, planning for future state architecture, evaluating different scenarios and developing orientation points, processes and principles for the architecture. The concept usually contains both a framework and a process of developing and implementing the EA. Its development and implementation must be managed and governed and focus its attention on the requirements of the…

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Enterprise Architecture's Purpose
Enterprise Architecture

What is Enterprise Architecture’s purpose?

Enterprise Architecture’s purpose is often to help a business in the following ways: To optimize fragmented processes (both manual and automated) into an integrated environment that is responsive to change and supportive of the delivery of the business strategy. e.g. The rapid growth of Dell has led it to be a multi-national company which provides regional specific hardware, infrastructure and…

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Enterprise Architecture benefits
Enterprise Architecture

What is Enterprise Architecture?

Enterprise Architecture is the high-level analysis and documentation of an enterprise in its current and future states of an integrated strategy, business, and technology perspective.An enterprise is an organisation or sub-activity whose boundary can be defined by common-held goals, processes and resources and one common reporting centre. Enterprise Architecture is driven by strategic goals and business requirements. Enterprise Architecture =…

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