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Chief Enterprise Architects Must Proactively Manage Their Next Career Move

Published: 17 July 2014

ID: G00246868

Analyst(s): Chris Wilson


Experienced chief enterprise architects often struggle to identify their next career move. For many organizations, the result is a crippling loss of talent as the experts go to another company. Chief enterprise architects need to consider these recommendations when reviewing their personal goals.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Personal Goals Drive Current Job Satisfaction
  • EA Talents Can Lead to Non-EA Roles
  • Leverage Training and Development Opportunities Within Your Organization
  • Look Within Your Existing Organization First
  • Don't Become Indispensable — Make It Easy to Be Replaced
  • Show Your Flexibility — Step Up to New Challenges

Case Study

  • Case Study 1
  • Case Study 2

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