Gartner Research

How U.S. Federal EA Can Deliver Business and Mission Outcomes

Published: 13 February 2014

ID: G00258270

Analyst(s): Cathleen Blanton

Summary

While U.S. federal EA programs have struggled with the stigma of compliance and governance challenges in the past, many enterprise architects are looking to focus on delivering measurable outcomes for mission and business stakeholders.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Assess EA Program Alignment to Mission and Business Outcomes
    • Case Study
  • Establish Common Language Between IT, Business and Mission With an Anchor Model and an Enterprise Context
    • Use the Anchor Model to Show Mission and Business Boundaries
    • Develop Consensus on an Enterprise Context
  • Target Actionable Deliverables to Enable the Strategic Planning and Budget Cycle
    • Case Study
  • Build Credibility Opportunistically, While Maturing Outcome-Focused Capabilities
    • Case Study

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