Gartner Research

Broadening Business Awareness

Published: 02 April 2013

ID: G00338914

Analyst(s): Enterprise Architecture Research Team


Many members struggle to build business awareness in their architects. Here are several potential solutions: CenterPoint Energy has added a Business Integration Architect to the function; the Hartford pairs Early Career Professionals (ECPs) with executives in a reverse mentoring relationship; Intuit has several development and coaching approaches to build business acumen; and IBM has a model for boosting learning and coaching during on-the-job interactions.

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