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Enterprise architecture in and of itself has no real value. The value of enterprise architecture is in supporting and enabling the business activities of an organization. This may seem obvious but, over the years I have seen countless enterprise…
A recent analysis by Planview found that today’s enterprise architects (EA) must not only be technical but also be strategic. The team looked at a random set of 100 job postings at different companies and identified the most common hiring…
When enterprise architects focus on application and technology direction, they tend to keep business strategy front and center. The downside? It doesn’t end up driving significant business change. While these efforts can alter…
It’s been more than a decade since Architecture & Governance Magazine was launched. Initially, it was a slick, print magazine that was mailed to subscribing enterprise architects and distributed at conferences. No expense was spared.…
When it comes to data privacy in the European Union (EU), the clock is ticking. In less than one year on May 25, 2018, the most sweeping change in data privacy regulation in 20 years will go into effect for consumers and businesses throughout Europe.…

Introducing the New Troux for Enterprise Architects and Beyond

At the 2016 Horizons Customer Conference, I had the opportunity to rub elbows with some folks with very familiar names. Many of them had used Troux for years, and some had even staked their careers on it. I was now face-to face with the Troux user…

Leveraging Enterprise Architecture to Break Down Silos

For most organizations, enterprise architecture is all about driving high-value decision making with real-time insights. But when your business unit silos and assets sit within a highly federated global organization, it can be an uphill…

Enterprise Architecture

Today's organizations require a well-defined enterprise architecture (EA) practice for conducting enterprise analysis, design, planning, and implementation for the successful development and execution of strategy. The Enterprise Architecture blog category dives into principles and practices that help guide organizations through the business, information, process, and technology changes necessary to execute their strategies. Read our best practices on how to better communicate and drive business transformation. Get information on aligning your capabilities to company strategy. Get insights from experts and step-by-step advice on fostering successful change management to encourage business-centric conversations about technology. You’ll also get tips to translate business strategy into IT strategy, ensuring you can be more collaborative in helping the business make smarter decisions.