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Toolkit: Develop a Vanguard Enterprise Architecture Team to Support Digital Business

Published: 23 December 2014

ID: G00264364

Analyst(s): Betsy Burton, Marcus Blosch , Lily Mok


Spurred by digital business, leading enterprise architecture teams must develop five new competencies to complement traditional EA competencies — and, increasingly, to replace them. Chief architects and CIOs can use this Toolkit to build a "vanguard" EA team focused on digital business.

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When to Use

  • Use Vanguard Enterprise Architecture (EA) to Support Digital Business
  • The Role and Competencies of Vanguard EA
  • Assess Individuals Using Vanguard Competencies
  • Develop a Competency Inventory for the EA Team
  • Develop Existing Staff
  • Hiring New EA Team Members

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