Gartner Research

Gartner Defines the Term 'Enterprise Architecture'

Published: 12 July 2006

ID: G00141795

Analyst(s): Anne Lapkin


There are almost as many definitions of "enterprise architecture" as there are enterprise architects. Recently, Gartner's EA research community came together to develop a comprehensive definition of the term to identify, bound and scope the concept for Gartner's research.

Table Of Contents
  • Examining Established Definitions
  • Defining "Enterprise"
  • Defining "Enterprise Architecture"
  • Bottom Line

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