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Enterprise Architecture and Enterprise Information Management: A Powerful Partnership

Published: 01 October 2007

ID: G00151324

Analyst(s): Greta A. James, David Newman


Enterprise architecture and enterprise information management are complementary programs. There are several measures that each can take to improve outcomes and increase synergies.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Relationship Between Enterprise Architecture and Enterprise Information Management
  • What Enterprise Information Management Should Expect From Enterprise Architecture
    • Models of End-to-End Business Processes
    • Available Data, Its Sources, Lineage and Stakeholders
    • Technology Standards
  • What Enterprise Architecture Should Expect From Enterprise Information Management
    • Building the Information Infrastructure
    • Support for the Architecture Assurance Process
    • Participation in the Development of the Future-State Architecture
    • Assistance in Documenting the Current-State Architecture
    • Proposals for the Ongoing Development of the Future-State Architecture
  • What Enterprise Architecture and Enterprise Information Management Should Do Together
    • Focused Data Models, Reflecting Enterprisewide Needs

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