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Enterprise Architecture: a snapshot from practice

Clark, Michael; Hall, Jon G. and Rapanotti, Lucia (2013). Enterprise Architecture: a snapshot from practice. International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance, 4(1) pp. 1–10.

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Enterprise Architecture (EA) has been portrayed as one of the cornerstones of modern IT Governance, with increasing numbers of organisations formally recognising an EA function and adopting EA frameworks such as TOGAF ( (The Open Group Architectural Framework). Many claims have been made of the benefits of EA, yet little is known as to what organisations actually do or evidence of the benefits they accrue through EA. In this paper we report on the results of a small scale survey painting a snapshot of current EA practice in large UK organisations across the private and public sectors.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2013 IGI Global
ISSN: 1947-962X
Keywords: Enterprise Architecture (EA), IT Governance, Organisations, Snapshot, The Open Group Architectural Framework (TOGAF)
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 38483
Depositing User: Jon Hall
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2013 08:51
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2019 14:46
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