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Stage Planning a Business Outcome-Driven Enterprise Architecture

Published: 25 August 2015

ID: G00281957

Analyst(s): Betsy Burton , Brian Burke


Enterprise architects recognize the need to focus on business outcomes, but traditionally lack a structured approach to refocus their EA programs. Creating a stage plan provides the structure to guide your EA program to becoming business outcome-driven.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Leading Enterprise Architects Develop Enterprise Architecture in Iterations With a Limited Set of Business Outcomes for Each Iteration
  • Enterprise Architects Must Frame the Deliverables and Link Them to the Target Business Outcomes to Guide and Focus the Enterprise Architecture Development
  • Leading Enterprise Architects Focus Only on the Deliverables, Dependencies and Resources Required to Address the Target Business Outcomes

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