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Collaborative Enterprise Architecture Enriching EA with Lean, Agile, and Enterprise 2. 0 Practices

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ISBN-10: 0124159346

ISBN-13: 9780124159341

Edition: 2012

Authors: Stefan Bente, Uwe Bombosch, Shailendra Langade

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Rapid advances in information technologies and ever-changing business needs have prompted large companies to embark on enterprise-wide transformations. Today, businesses must be "hyper-connected" if they are to thrive, with information readily accessible to partners, suppliers, customers, and employees. At the same time, digitization, cloud computing, agile software development, and Web 2.0, among other developments, demand fundamental changes in business practice.These changes have a drastic effect not only on IT and business, but on processes, principles, and people. Traditional Enterprise Architecture has been unable to accommodate these trends, with 80% of initiatives failing. To better…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 10/4/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Kathleen J. Richine lives in Richmond, VA with her family and dog. A Bengal Cat breeding friend inspired her to write this book!

Why Collaborative Enterprise Architecture?
Reasons for This Book
Goals and Benefits of Enterprise Architecture
Controlling IT Complexity
Aligning Business and IT
The Gray Reality: Enterprise Architecture Failures
Between Success and Disappointment
Perspective: Between Bird's-Eye View and Nitty-Gritty on the Ground
Governance: A Host of Directives, but No One Follows Them
Strategy: Marathaon or 100 m Run?
Transformation: Between Standstill and Continuous Revolution
Enriching EA by Lean, Agile, and Enterprise 2.0 Practices
How This Book Is Structured
What is Enterprise Architecture?
The Meaning of Architecture
Applying Architecture to an Enterprise
EA Applicability and Use
What Enterprise Architects Do: Core Activities of EA
Defining the IT Strategy (EA-1)
Defining the Goals
Stipulating the Rules
The Gartner Grid
Identifying the Initiatives
The Role of an Enterprise Architect
Modeling the Architectures (EA-2)
Models and Views of Various Architectures
Visualizing Cross-Relations and Transformations
Modeling Standards
Evolving the IT Landscape (EA-3)
Application Rationalization
General IT Transformations
SOA Transformations
Assessing and Building Capabilities (EA-4)
Competence Development for Enterprise Architects
Formalizing Enterprise Architecture
EA Team Position in the Organization Structure
Developing and Enforcing Standards and Guidelines (EA-5)
Standardizing on Technology Usage
Enforcing Standards and Guidelines
Monitoring the Project Portfolio (EA-6)
Building the Project Portfolio
Auditing the Portfolio
Leading or Coaching Projects (EA-7)
Managing Risks Involved in IT (EA-8)
EA Frameworks
What is an EA Framework?
The Zachman Framework for Enterprise Architecture
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
TOGAF Architecture Development Methodology (ADM)
TOGAF Architecture Content Framework
TOGAF Architecture Capability Framework
Gartner Methodology (Formerly META Framework)
The Role and Use of EA frameworks
EA Maturity Models
Applying Maturity Model to EA
What is a Maturity Model?
Relevance of Maturity Models in EA
A Rule of Thumb for the Architectural Maturity of an Enterprise
OMB EA Assessment Framework
Architecture Capability Maturity Model of the US Department of Commerce
EA Maturity Model by MIT Center for Information System Research
Experiences with the Maturity Models
Foundations of Collaborative EA
Reflections on Complexity
Beyond Threshing Machines
Structure and Behavior of Complex Phenomena
Principles of Managing Complexity
Management Capabilities of Hierarchies and Networks
The EA Dashboard as a Yardstic for EA Effectiveness
Toward Pragmatism: Learn and Agila EA
The Architecture Factory: Applying Lean and Agile Methods to EA
Lean and Agile Principles as Facilitators for the Architecture Factory
Definition of a Lean and Agile EA
Lean and Agile Principles
Team-driven and Flexible: Agile Software Development
Learning from Mass Production: Lean Software Development
Lean and Agile: Parallels and Differences
Building Block 1
The Seven Wastes of EA
Value Stream Analysis Tools for EA
Transition to a Lean and Agile EA Organization
Summing It Up: Assessment by the EA Dashboard
Building Block 2: Involve all Stakeholders by Interlocking Architecture Scrums
An Agile EA Project
Scrum Patterns for EA
Summing It Up: Assessment by the EA Dashboard
Building Block 3: Practice Iteractive Architecture Through EA Kanban
Agile EA Requirements Management
An EA Kanban Board using TOGAF ADM
Synchronization with Implementation Projects
Summing It Up: Assessment by the EA Dashboard
Inviting to Participation: EAM 2.0
A Primer on Enterprise 2.0
Building Block 4: Participation in Knowledge
The Strategy Blog
Collaborative Data Modeling: The ObjectPedia
Weak Ties and a Self-Organizing Application Landscape
Summing It Up: Assessment by the EA Dashboard
Building Block 5: Participation in Decisions
The Diagnostic Process Landscape
The Bazaar of IT Opportunities
Summing It Up: Assessment by the EA Dashboard
Building Block 6: Participation in Transformation
Mashing Up the Architecture Continuum
The Change Management Microblog
Summing It Up: Assessment by the EA Dashboard
The Bottom Line: Inviting to Explore
The Next Steps: Taking Collaborative EA Forward
A Summary
Getting Started with Collaborative EA
Interpreting the Organizational Attitude Toward Change
Motivate the Elephant
Direct the Rider
Shape the Path
Looking Ahead
Appendix: The Bank4Us Staff