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How U.S. Federal EA Can Survive and Thrive in an Era of Sequestration and Constrained Budgets

Published: 28 March 2014

ID: G00255757

Analyst(s): Cathleen Blanton


EA must provide critical insights into cost, outcome and risk trade-offs for U.S. federal agencies that are struggling with sequestration-related budget challenges. Don't waste the crisis: U.S. federal enterprise architects should use EA to help leadership make tough decisions about cutting costs.

Table Of Contents



  • Enhance Current Strategic Planning and Budget Decision Making With Actionable Deliverables
  • Address Full Spectrum of Strategy and Budget Stakeholders
  • Align EA Deliverables to the Budgetary Process
  • Drive Strategic Analysis With Business Outcome Statements
  • Work With Leadership to Apply Commercial IT Cost Optimization Best Practices

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