Focus Enterprise Architecture and Application Architecture on Distinct, but Complementary Business Outcomes

Archived Published: 20 June 2017 ID: G00328897

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The juncture between EA and AA disciplines must accommodate different focus areas and concerns to ensure consistency across enterprisewide strategic objectives and business-specific decisions. EA and technology innovation leaders must coordinate closely with application architects to be successful.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Make Application Architecture a Recognized Function and a Formal Discipline
    • Implement Clear Governance Between Application Architecture and EA
      • Enterprise Architecture
      • Application Architecture
    • Require Application Architecture to Represent the Needs of the Development Community in Enterprise Architectural Decisions
    • Implement Complementary Outcome-Focused Performance Metrics
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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