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Refine Your Enterprise Architecture Initiative to Mature Your Supply Chain

Published: 25 March 2013

ID: G00234847

Analyst(s): Christian Titze


Enterprise architecture is a foundational component of an integrated enterprise strategy that helps support and optimize the business. Supply chain leaders can use the guidelines in this research to better align business with IT and enable supply chain transformation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Consider a Top-Down Approach for Your Enterprise Architecture Initiative
  • Determine Your Business Vision for Enterprise Architecture
  • Clarify the Constituencies Involved in Enterprise Architecture
  • Understand the Perspectives Within Enterprise Architecture
  • Develop an Enterprise Architecture to Deliver Supply Chain Outcomes
  • Use Business Capability Modeling to Unite Business and IT

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