The role of the CIO is changing. CIOs must now live up to the increasingly challenging expectations of helping initiate and scaling digital business. To do this successfully, CIOs need a world-class EA program and confident enterprise architects that can advise them on technology-enabled business.
The modern enterprise architect is a critical advisor to leadership teams in today’s digital world. A focus upon solution delivery alone is not the sole reason for organizations to have enterprise architects today. It's about driving change and disruption through a product-aligned, business-embedded operating model that enables agility and innovation to deliver business outcomes.