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  • This video is the second part of the video series “Introduction to Enterprise Architecture”.

    The series consists of the following episodes:

    1. What is an Architecture?
    2. What is an Enterprise Architecture?
    3. Which benefits are provided by using Enterprise Architecture?
    4. Which benefits are provided by using Enterprise Architecture Frameworks?

  • EA Cube

    The major motivation for using Enterprise Architecture Frameworks is certainly the desire of all actors in the company and across all phases of architecture development and use, to generate the greatest possible added value while at the same time minimizing costs by using good practice. One of the questions you may find familiar in this context is whether the added value of implementing the concept of Enterprise Architecture is large and sustainable enough to justify the effort involved.

  • This video is the first part of the series “Introduction to Enterprise Architecture”.

    The series consists of the following episodes:

    1. What is an Architecture?
    2. What is an Enterprise Architecture?
    3. Which benefits are provided by using Enterprise Architecture?
    4. Which benefits are provided by using Enterprise Architecture Frameworks?

  • ea benefits

    Based on the definition of Enterprise, Architecture and Enterprise Architecture it can be assumed that appropriate application of these concepts provides added value to the whole organization, to the complete enterprise. In my opinion, before discussing the benefits and added values a common understanding on the goals behind the application of the concept of Enterprise Architecture needs to be established.

  • Understanding the concept of Enterprise Architecture requires not only a fundamental understanding of architecture but also an understanding of the concept of an Enterprise.

    Relevant technical literature (e.g. TOGAF) provides the following definition:

    TOGAF defines Enterprise as any collection of organizations that has a common set of goals. For example, an Enterprise could be a government agency, a whole corporation, a division of a corporation, a single department, or a chain of geographically distant organizations linked together by common ownership.