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Establishing an Enterprise Architecture-to-Business Communication Framework [Infographic]

Published By Jeff Ellerbee
Establishing an Enterprise Architecture-to-Business Communication Framework [Infographic]

While traditional frameworks are great for enterprise architects, they aren’t getting the job done for the business. When enterprise architecture training is focused on modeling—rather than communication—it makes it difficult to work effectively with key business stakeholders and decision makers.

If enterprise architects want to elevate themselves to key advisers to the business, they will need to turn their attention to a communication framework. In our new infographic, 3 Steps to Establish an Enterprise Architecture-to-Business Communication Framework, we highlight how EAs can change the conversation and play a stronger role in strategic planning.

3 Steps to Establish an EA to Business Communication Framework

No doubt, the complexity and pace of change in modern enterprises means that enterprise architects cannot model every detail. Instead, they need to establish a communications framework that shows they understand and are listening to key stakeholders. It is also critical to map specific outputs to personas and stop wasting time managing unnecessary data.

Ready to break free and engage with business leaders for better decision-making? Download our new white paper, An Enterprise Architecture Communication Framework: Three Ways to Have Business Conversations About Technology, to start owning the conversation.

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Written by Jeff Ellerbee

Jeff Ellerbee, Solutions Consultant for Planview Enterprise One Capability and Technology Management. Jeff has helped customers be successful with CTM in the US and UK for 14 years. Jeff is a technical sales leader with more than 19 years of experience creating and selling software. He has designed, built, and successfully marketed five enterprise software products and a healthcare automation device for several venture-backed companies. Jeff is a software engineer turned sales engineer who has progressively shifted toward greater revenue generating responsibilities, taking on new challenges, creating more value for his customers and earning greater personal rewards.