Tag "strategy"

Does Business Strategy Change Demand a Change to Enterprise Architecture?

Over the last several years, I have gotten to read several books on business strategy and enterprise architecture. What I found most interesting was just how well Paul Leinwand’s book “The Essential Advantage” fit with Jeanne Ross’s “Enterprise Architecture as Strategy”. Both propose a resources/capabilities based approach to strategy. However, as I was finishing a... more

Enterprise Architects as Strategists

The conversation at the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit was very interesting last week. They central them for years had been idea of closely linking enterprise architecture with the goals and strategy.  This year, Gartner added another layer to that conversation.  They are now actively promoting the idea of enterprise architects as strategists. The reason why... more