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Ignition Guide to Creating a Functional Health Dashboard for the Head of EA

Published: 17 November 2015

ID: G00366685

Analyst(s): Enterprise Architecture Research Team


This guide will help you develop and deploy an effective set of metrics to better manage the EA function. It includes documents to help you determine what EA most needs to measure, design processes for effective metrics data collection and reporting, and design a visually engaging dashboard to manage EA performance.

Table Of Contents



Step 1 of 6: Plan the EA Metrics Selection and Dashboard Creation Process

Project Objectives

Roles and Responsibilities

Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 2 of 6: Determine What EA Most Needs to Measure


How to Set Up for Success

Step 3 of 5: Design Processes for Effective Metrics Data Collection and Reporting


How to Set Up for Success

Step 4 of 5: Design a Visually Engaging Dashboard to Manage EA Performance


How to Set Up for Success

Step 5 of 5: Monitor the Metrics’ Effectiveness

Review Your Performance

Keys to Continued Success

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