The intelligent digital mesh is a foundation for future digital business and its ecosystems. To create competitive advantage, IT leaders must factor into their technology innovation strategies the disruptive trends related to the mesh, or risk losing ground to those that do.
Cloud computing affects every aspect of IT and the business, so organizations need a high-level bimodal strategy and decision process to manage its impacts. The EA team is in a prime position to lead and coordinate the effort to develop an overarching cloud strategy for the enterprise.
To deliver digital business, enterprise architecture must work in a new way - as an internal management consultancy. In this scenario, the EA team offers a portfolio of services, tailoring them to suit the business outcomes, engaging business and IT executives, and delivering value through the "engagement."