Enterprise Architecture and the Business

  • The Case for Change
  • The Concepts for Change
  • Accelerating Implementation (Business Change Implementation and Technology Change Implementation) in the Face of Accelerating Change


  • Framework
  • Methodology
  • Architecture
  • Implementation
  • Project Management
  • Enterprise Architecture
    • Architecture Models: Motivation/Goals, Functions/Processes, Data Groups/Materials, Organization/People, Location/Network, Event/Timing
    • Implementation Models: Business, Application, Information, Technology, Other Common Implementation Models, As-Is and Desired-State Models, Governance

Demystifying Enterprise Architecture for the Non-Practitioner

  • The Analogies
  • Justification Approaches
    • Value to the CEO
    • Value to the CIO
    • Value to Stakeholders
    • What Works (and what doesn’t)
    • Business Vocabulary
    • Creating an Enterprise Architecture Charter

  • Purpose of Plan the Plan
  • Establishing Architecture Scope
  • Defining Architecture Deliverables
  • Major Tasks

Planning for Enterprise Architecture

  • Motivation Goal Analysis and Models
  • Function Process Analysis and Models
  • Data Data Group Analysis and Models
  • Network Location Analysis and Models
  • People Organization Analysis and Models
  • Time Event Analysis and Models

Developing the Enterprise Architecture Models

The Model of Models Business on a Page

  • Implementation Analysis Models and Understanding
  • Building on the Analysis Developing Move-Ahead Initiatives
  • Prioritization Methods to Move Ahead and Enable the Architecture

Further Understanding the Enterprise through Implementation Models and Analysis

What Enterprises are Actually Doing A Sampling of Real Enterprise Architecture Models

  • Models
  • Examples
  • Templates
  • Strategies

  • Ask Details
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Suggested Deliverables by Task
  • Potential Task Challenges and Solutions
  • Transitioning to Next Step Activities

Doing the Work

  • Preparing for Ongoing Architecture Refinement and Usage
  • Revising, Enhancing, and Using the Architecture Artifacts
  • Reviewing and Approving the Project Plans
  • Continuing to Deliver Value to the Enterprise

Ongoing Enterprise Architecture Activities

  • The Governance Process
  • Understanding Architecture (Engineering) and Implementation (Manufacturing) Models
  • Developing Models
  • Classifying/Storing Models
  • Reusing and Managing Models
  • Versioning and Changing Models

Managing the Models

  • Scale of Change
  • Organization Engineering
    • Organization Vision
    • Organization Analysis
    • Organization Design
    • Organization Deployment
    • Continuous Knowledge Gain
    • Resistance to Change
    • Strategies for Overcoming Resistance to Change
    • ACTIOn Model for Change
      • Analysis
      • Communication
      • Training and Development Reskilling
      • Involvement
      • Organization Structure, Alignment, Development
      • Intervention

Addressing Organizational Change and Resistance to Change

  • Maturity Model History
  • The Enterprise Architect Maturity Model (EAMM)
    • EAMM Stages
    • EAMM Artifacts
  • EAMM Stages
    • Enterprise Architecture Awareness
    • Enterprise Architecture Foundation
    • Develop Architecture Models
    • Develop Implementation Models
    • Use Architecture Models
    • Use Implementation Models
    • Manage Models for Enterprise Change
  • Implementing the Enterprise Architect Maturity Model Program
    • Initiate the EAMM Program
    • Plan the EAMM Program
    • Enable the EAMM Program
    • Validate the EAMM Program
    • Use and Evolve the EAMM Program

The Enterprise Architect Maturity Model

  • Team Composition
    • Planning Team
    • Core / Subject Matter Team
    • Review / Subject Matter Management Team
  • Prepare for the Enterprise Architecture Program Project
  • Model the “Enterprise” within Scope
  • Analyze the “Enterprise” within Scope
  • Conduct Review and Verification Session
  • Transition to Next Steps

Conducting an Enterprise Architecture Project – the Process and Work Breakdown Structure

  • Demonstration Projects
  • Portfolio Rationalization Projects
  • “Less than Enterprise” Architecture
  • More “Quick Strike” Opportunities

Short Term Approaches for Long Term Success

The Enterprise Architect Job Description

Developing a Center of Excellence

  • Templates
  • Analysis Tools and Algorithms
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Microsoft Office Tool Enablement
  • Enabling other Toolsets

The Quick Start Toolkit

  • Certification Levels
  • EACOE Web site
    • Bulletin Board
    • EACOE Members and Friends
  • Continuing your Enterprise Architecture Growth

Next Step Activities

  • Definitions
  • Comparing yesterday, to today, to tomorrow
  • Cloud and the Business Strategy
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Cloud Attributes Related to Existing Infrastructure
  • Cloud and the Information Technology Strategy
  • The Process (Outline)
    • Define Goals and Business Objectives
    • Related Goals and Objectives to the Enterprise
    • Identify Candidate Business Processes
    • Identify Candidate Materials / Data
    • Identify Candidate Existing Applications
    • Evaluate Cloud Deployment Choices
    • Dealing with “Non-Cloud” Applications
    • Develop Short and Long Term Roadmaps
    • Update the Enterprise Architecture

Architecting the Cloud