Executive Report

Value, Benefits, Outcomes, Results, Returns, and Options: Justifying Architectural Overheads

Posted June 9, 2013 in Business & Enterprise Architecture, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

Enterprise architect teams struggle to explain and justify their role, and to demonstrate tangible, practical, and measurable benefits from their work. The rewards from architecting are seen as long-term outcomes, value from EA is not measured effectively, and EA is only seen as an optional consideration. This Executive Report shows how organizations are replacing this mind-set with one that regards enterprise architecture as essential and nonoptional. 

About The Author
Roger Evernden
Roger Evernden is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business & Enterprise Architecture practice. He has been an enterprise architect since 1984, specializing in the highly practical use of EA to manage organizational transformation. Mr. Evernden acts as advisor, mentor, and coach on EA initiatives, leads training workshops, and writes regularly about strategy and architecture. He provides a unique combination of training and tools… Read More
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