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The 2016 Enterprise Architecture Awards

This years' winning EA initiatives, brought to you by Forrester Research and InfoWorld, meet the challenges of accelerated change

Written by Alex Cullen19 Sept. 16 20:00

The 2014 Enterprise Architecture Awards

Welcome to the fifth annual Enterprise Architecture Awards, presented by InfoWorld, Forrester Research, and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture. This year, we have six winning EA programs from the following companies: Allstate Insurance, Australia Post, Dell, Dubai Customs House, Molina Healthcare, and State Farm Insurance Companies.

Written by Alex Cullen23 Sept. 14 00:01

2013 InfoWorld/Forrester Enterprise Architecture Awards

InfoWorld, Forrester Research, and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture honor five companies that launched EA initiatives with dramatic business impact

Written by Alex Cullen06 Jan. 14 21:05

2013 InfoWorld/Forrester Enterprise Architecture Awards

InfoWorld, Forrester Research, and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture honor five companies that launched EA initiatives with dramatic business impact

Written by Alex Cullen07 Oct. 13 13:16

How to develop a high-performance enterprise architecture

"If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there," said the Cheshire cat to Alice. While Lewis Carroll certainly didn't have enterprise architecture (EA) professionals in mind when he penned these words in 1865, it bears to mind the difficulties faced by many of today's EA teams as they strive to be more business-focused and strategically engaged. Many EA programs get started -- and immediately become busy -- but with a vague charter, unclear expectations, and a goal simply of "being useful." Sometimes they are useful -- they become go-to people for technical issues and firefighting. Or, they find a hot topic that no one else is pursuing. However, "useful' does not build a solid foundation for advancing the EA practice.

Written by Alex Cullen06 Sept. 12 17:03
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