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Vanguard Enterprise Architects Will Lead Bimodal Mode 2 Innovations

Published: 14 January 2016

ID: G00292808

Analyst(s): Marcus Blosch , Betsy Burton , Mike Walker

Summary

Leading EA organizations are investing in bimodal EA to balance innovation with running and growing their businesses, leveraging vanguard enterprise architects to focus on Mode 2 innovation, while meeting today's needs with an optimized Mode 1 strategy.

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Analysis

  • Vanguard and Foundational Enterprise Architects: One EA Discipline With Two Modes of Operating
  • Leading Organizations Will Leverage Mode 2 Vanguard EA Practitioners Who Think, Behave and Act in an Innovative Consulting Manner to Drive Their Digital Business Strategies
  • Leading Organizations Will Extend Their Existing EA Capability With Mode 2 Vanguard Enterprise Architects to Ensure a Balance Between Innovation and Running and Growing the Business
  • Successful Vanguard Enterprise Architects Use Human-Centric Techniques That Focus on Extracting and Rationalizing Digital Business Moments

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