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An Enterprise Architecture Charter Is a Basic Requirement for All EA Maturity Levels

Published: 15 October 2012

ID: G00239006

Analyst(s): Chris Wilson

Summary

The EA charter defines the EA team's focus and actions for the next EA iteration. It is not a document to be written and then placed on a shelf; rather, it should be updated and shared with your stakeholders regularly.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • What Is an EA Charter?
  • Why Should I Write an EA Charter?
  • When Should I Write an EA Charter?
  • What Do I Do With the EA Charter Once It Is Written?

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