By Iris Business Architect
Searching for the Business Value of Enterprise Architecture
A fairly recent Jason Bloomberg article in Forbes pointed out that “enterprise architects have used various frameworks and other tools to document how their organization operates, often with meticulous detail. But to what end? The cost savings and responsiveness benefits that EA has purported to deliver have been few and far between. Stories of stalled or misdirected EA initiatives vastly outnumber bona fide examples of EA efforts leading to measurable business value. (…) Unfortunately, EA is often synonymous with the practice of documenting one person’s viewpoint of their company’s IT. (…) In fact, the notion that the practice of EA has become all about documentation rather than effecting business change is a common theme across many boardrooms and IT shops.
Read the entire article at https://biz-architect.com/the-place-of-business-architecture-within-enterprise-architecture/