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Five Best Practices for Enterprise Technology Architecture

Published: 29 January 2009

ID: G00164948

Analyst(s): Bruce Robertson


ETA must be made accessible and understandable to business users, with a clear line of sight to the business vision. A group of enterprise architecture practitioners identified this and other ETA best practices in a Gartner-facilitated discussion.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Make following technical architecture standards easy.
  • Connect the technical architecture back to the business vision and strategy.
  • Get involved in projects early and often.
  • Provide a road map for progress toward the future-state ETA.
  • Focus on communication and education.

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