Gartner Research

EA Best Practices for Small EA Teams to Promote Wider Participation

Published: 18 July 2013

ID: G00253433

Analyst(s): Chris Wilson


Enterprise architecture is a discipline with many roles operating within it. This research looks at how small EA teams can integrate and leverage the various players within the process, many of whom may be operating outside the direct influence of the EA team's organizational structure.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • The Issue


  • A Pragmatic Three-Step Solution
    • Step 1: Create a Core EA Team and an Extended EA Team
    • Step 2: Enable the Extended Team by Creating Communities of Interest
    • Step 3: Restructure the Objectives and Activities of the Core EA Team
  • Bottom Line

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