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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.

6 Things to Look for in an Agile Program Management Solution

By now, I hope you’re well acquainted with our four-part Agile Program Management discussion and demo series. And, especially, my supporting blog series where I’ve shared highlights from each discussion to offer ways to help improve your approach to scaling Agile. This blog is dedicated to Part 4: Agile Program Management – Eating the Cake,...

Rapidly Adapt Your Business Capabilities to Deliver New Strategies

Business capabilities are the set of competencies an organization requires to execute its business goals. It’s critical to know exactly what these competencies are, and the building blocks required to operate and run the business – the purview of enterprise architecture (EA). This knowledge provides the foundation for making effective changes, especially when disruption hits...

Application Portfolio Optimization: Value Up in a Down Economy

Application portfolio optimization has never been more important than today. The practice can lower operating costs as well as foster innovation and growth. Companies that emerge strongest from economic downturns do both. According to the latest Fortune CEO survey, nearly 80% of CEOs have “significantly accelerated” digital transformation during the pandemic. The biggest areas of investment...

6 Corporate Initiatives Your Enterprise Architect Should Kick-Start

Like any other role, enterprise architects need to make an immediate impact to deliver value and improve their organizations. Otherwise, executives, managers, and frontline employees might start scratching their chins, wondering why someone was hired to reconfigure infrastructure and deploy new tools when everything was working well enough before.

Changepoint EAM: Most Promising Enterprise Architecture Technology

We're proud to share that Changepoint was recently named to CIO Review's 2020 list of companies Most Promising Enterprise Architecture Technology Providers. This annual list recognizes companies at the forefront of enterprise architecture technology that are transforming businesses.

Understanding Roles: Enterprise Architecture vs. Project Management

If you’re familiar l with enterprise architecture (EA) and project management teams in a business setting, you understand these two units have overlap in their responsibilities and their value to an organization. But the specific value each offers can be hard to distinguish, especially in organizations where these roles are not well defined.

Looking at the Enterprise Architecture Renaissance

Traditionally, enterprise architecture (EA) has been largely defined as an IT role. Its purpose was to help organizations’ IT infrastructure and modernization of projects. These days, enterprise architecture is evolving into something bigger. It’s moving away from a practice heavily rooted in day-to-day IT management, and is now becoming more strategic in helping organizations innovate...

Top 5 Features of Capability and Technology Management (CTM)

Data can become out-of-date quickly. Once entered into a system, you’ll often find that, when you need it, it is already outdated. Capability and technology management (CTM) can serve as a single source of truth, a source of business and technology insights, and an encouragement of self-service. With such a source, enterprise architects are able...