Executive Update

Configuring Your EA Practice for Agility

Posted December 28, 2020 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business & Enterprise Architecture
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The definition of “Agile architecture” is neither clear nor concrete. Instigated by hype, EA managers may rush to implement fashionable Agile approaches to the detriment of their organizations. Instead, they should strike a balance between up-front planning and agility — because no firms can plan their future in every detail, and not one single company can avoid planning altogether to stay perfectly Agile. As we explore in this Executive Update, EA managers should determine the “golden mean” between total planning and full agility that best meets the specific needs of their organizations.
About The Author
Svyatoslav Kotusev
Svyatoslav Kotusev is an independent researcher, educator, and consultant. Currently, he focuses on the study of enterprise architecture (EA) practices in organizations. Dr. Kotusev is the author of The Practice of Enterprise Architecture: A Modern Approach to Business and IT Alignment, along with many articles on EA in various academic journals and conference proceedings, industry magazines, and websites. Prior to his research career, he held… Read More
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