As I work from my home amid the COVID-19 crisis, I can’t help but think that the need for Enterprise Architecture is greater than ever. Now is a time when organizations need to be thinking about the changes they need to make in order to survive and eventually to prosper in this new world.
Many business leaders may overlook the role of Enterprise Architecture in these changes, believing it to be mainly a technical concern.
In reality, Enterprise Architecture is about alignment—aligning people, processes, and technologies to achieve business goals. It's also about aligning to navigate significant change and disruption successfully.
Unfortunately, as I shared in my "What is Enterprise Architecture?" post, this is broken in most organizations, and they'll struggle to leverage EA effectively—even during the times they need it most.Continue reading