Gartner Research

Use Mentoring and Coaching to Create a High-Performance EA Team

Published: 25 August 2016

ID: G00314611

Analyst(s): Marcus Blosch , Jack Santos


To help enterprise architecture team members enhance their soft skills, EA leaders must implement a mentoring and coaching program. This will help develop the soft skills of the participants as they work with a wide range of stakeholders to deliver the required business outcomes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Build EA Soft Skills With Coaching and Mentoring


  • Create a Personal Development Plan for EA Team Members
  • Identify and Train Your Coaches and Mentors
  • Create a Culture of Performance
  • Measure and Monitor Individual Results
  • Refine and Improve Your Coaching and Mentoring Program

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