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