Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Enterprise Architecture, 2014

Published: 03 January 2014

ID: G00259779

Analyst(s): Julie Short


In 2014, EA teams will face an increasing number and complexity of business disruptions. Our 2014 enterprise architecture research will focus on helping EA practitioners take a big step forward in understanding how to address disruption, exploit innovative approaches and deliver business outcomes.

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Key Issues

  • How can organizations recruit, develop and retain people with the best EA skills, competencies and talents to deliver business-outcome-driven EA?
  • How can organizations use innovation in their EA efforts to guide the selection, development, and implementation of investments to deliver and scale rapidly?
  • How can organizations apply business architecture to deliver practical business change?
  • How can government organizations use EA to address business disruption and deliver business and mission outcomes while under the pressures of ongoing budget, administration and personnel changes?
  • How can organizations leverage EA to identify and maximize the impact of potential sourcing decisions?
  • What consultancies can help organizations deliver business outcomes through engagement with EA teams?
  • How can organizations respond to the rapidly changing regulatory environment while addressing all other business disruptions?
  • How can organizations be effective in delivering business outcomes when EA is a part-time or informal role in the organization?

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