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Agenda Overview for Enterprise Architecture, 2015

Published: 02 January 2015

ID: G00270691

Analyst(s): Marcus Blosch


Enterprise architecture continues to evolve, building on a solid platform of business-outcome-driven EA to support digital innovation and the architecture of the business ecosystem. To take advantage of these opportunities, enterprise architects must evolve their teams, competencies and practice.

Table Of Contents


  • Digital Business Transforms Organizations and Their Business Models
  • Emergence of Vanguard and Foundational Enterprise Architects
  • Focus on Four Areas of Development for 2015 and Beyond

Key Issues

  • Deliver Business Outcomes
    • How can organizations use business architecture to support digital business?
    • What tools and services are available to support the delivery of business outcomes?
  • Develop Vanguard EA
    • How can organizations develop the "architecture of the ecosystem"?
    • How can organizations develop their Vanguard EA practices?
  • Develop the EA Team
    • How can organizations develop the competencies of the EA team?
  • Drive Innovation
    • How can organizations use EA to support business and technology innovation?
    • What are the top 10 technologies that organizations should consider?

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