This graphic shows, at a high level, where Enterprise
Architecture and Solution Architecture fits in the Enterprise in terms of:
Processes - Planning, Change
Projects and Operations.
Disciplines - Solution
Architecture, Business Architecture and Technical Architecture.
Levels - The Contextual Business
Vision down to an operating Enterprise.
Input/Output - Shareholders and
EA is a culture that pervades an Enterprise. EA does not
make decisions. EA is not expensive. Implementation and operation of EA makes
subtle changes to an Enterprise’s existing Methods, Artefacts, Culture and
Environment related to Enterprise Transformation.
The interface between EA and SA is extremely important if an
Enterprise’s Transformation efforts are to be Effective, Efficient, Agile and
Does this fit in with your
Enterprises view of where Enterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture
I not, how would you show how
Enterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture fit together?
Is there anything in your
Enterprise that you need to change?