Communication and education is one of the keys to mitigating
many of the risks associated with adoption EA. For this reason, good quality
and continuous education is mandatory if Enterprise Architecture is to be a
IF YOU DO NOT DO THIS, OR YOU DO IT BADLY, YOU WILL FAIL.
Education and Training consists of two main areas:
Formal classroom based information and knowledge transfer.
This is kind of education is required to be able to present and
transfer key knowledge and information about Enterprise Architecture, what it
is consists of and the mechanics of how to adopt and operate it.
Informal discussions, workshops and round tables.
This kind of education is required because there will be many
questions and reticence on the part of some groups or individuals consisting of
worries, misunderstandings and existing “baggage” that, if not tackled and
tackled successfully, will totally undermine and erode an EA initiative.