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EA for the 21st Century

Posted February 23, 2016 in Business & Enterprise Architecture Cutter Business Technology Journal

The need for an archi­tectural viewpoint that can rationalize and maintain coherence across the entire enterprise has greatly increased. This need is driven by the disruptive emergence of technologies, which in turn has made possible ever more complex global enterprise and trans-enterprise structures. In this article I offer guidance for how to evolve EA in a way that turns this complexity from a liability into an asset, building on 21st-century tooling and technology and a digital-generation mindset.

About The Author
Doug McDavid
Doug McDavid is Senior Consultant with Cutter's Business & Enterprise Architecture practice. He is an experienced and innovative enterprise architect who provides consulting, mentoring, and coaching services for business owners and executives as well as enterprise and business architects. Mr. McDavid's background brings along an underpinning in systems science and systems thinking, systems analysis, process modeling, data administration,… Read More
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