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Define EA Governance to Deliver Targeted Business Outcomes

Published: 25 March 2013

ID: G00245352

Analyst(s): Julie Short


Effective enterprise architecture governance delivers targeted business outcomes. Enterprise architects must know how to apply the components to enable targeted business outcomes without simply adding more governance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create This Matrix for Your Organization Based on the Following Steps for Defining and Implementing Effective EA Governance
    • Identify the Targeted Business Outcomes
    • Identify the Disrupters or Uncertainties That Drive Change in Business Direction
    • Identify the Risk-Adjusted Value to the Organization
    • Leverage Corporate and IT Governance Principles
    • Consider Your Organizational Culture and Maturity
    • Identify Your Governance Focus, Approach, Expected Compliance Rate, and Integration With Other Governance Structures Based on Organizational Culture and Maturity

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