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Toolkit: How to Create an EA Charter, and Why

Published: 17 October 2016

ID: G00315826

Analyst(s): Jack Santos


EA organizations require clarity on scope and purpose. An EA charter establishes the basis for understanding and purpose within the EA team, across the organization and with management. It's often part of the foundation for starting or restarting EA, and can provide guidance for scope and execution.

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When to Use

  • What Is an EA Charter?
  • Why Should I Write an EA Charter?
  • When Should I Write an EA Charter?
  • What Do I Do With the EA Charter Once It Is Written?

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