Gartner Research

Integrate EA and IT Governance Initiatives

Published: 04 April 2008

ID: G00155260

Analyst(s): R. Bittler , Cassio Dreyfuss , Betsy Burton


IT governance and enterprise architecture are two different practices that should be built on a common business strategy, requirements and models, but often are not. Here, we outline how to integrate these efforts to increase overall effectiveness, efficiencies and impact.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • EA and Governance Are Different, but Highly Related
    • IT Governance
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • The Intersection Between EA and ITG
  • Integrating EA and ITG
    • Organizations With an Effective EA Initiative and an Effective ITG Initiative
    • Organizations With an Effective EA Initiative and an Ineffective ITG Initiative
    • Organizations With an Effective ITG Initiative and an Ineffective EA Initiative
    • Organizations With an Ineffective ITG Initiative and an Ineffective EA Initiative
  • Bottom Line

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