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Building the Enterprise Architecture 'A' Team at ABN AMRO to Deliver Business Results

Published: 11 April 2012

ID: G00230692

Analyst(s): Julie Short

Summary

ABN AMRO's approach of building a core and virtual team using a domain deployment model is building a stronger relationship with the business at a crucial time. Enterprise architects working for large and highly federated organizations should consider this approach and the method used to design it.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

  • Markets
  • Approach
  • Developments

Case Study

  • Introduction
  • The Challenge
  • Approach
    • Focus on the Delivery of Architecture Through Collaboration
    • Building the Enterprise Architecture "A" and "S" Teams to Create and Deliver Business Results
    • Building the Enterprise Future-State Architecture Together
  • Results
    • Support and Buy-In From Diverse Stakeholder Groups
    • Resolving Conflicts With Management Support
    • Responsibility and Accountability
    • Architecture Projects Are Jointly Identified by Domains and EA
    • Increasing Synergy Between IT and the COO Function
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Lessons Learned

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