A method for enterprise architecture alignment

Clark, Tony and Barn, Balbir and Oussena, Samia (2012) A method for enterprise architecture alignment. In: Practice-Driven Research on Enterprise Transformation : 4th Working Conference, PRET 2012, Gdańsk, Poland, June 27, 2012. Proceedings. Proper, E and Gaaloul, K and Harmsen, F and Wrycza, S, eds. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (120). Springer, pp. 48-76. ISBN 9783642311338

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31134-5_3

Abstract

Business and ICT strategic alignment remains an ongoing challenge facing organizations as they react to changing requirements by adapting or introducing new technologies to existing infrastructure. Enterprise Architecture (EA) has increasingly become relevant to these demands and as a consequence numerous methods and frameworks have emerged. However these approaches remain bloated, time-consuming and lacking in precision. This paper proposes a light-weight method for EA called LEAP and introduces a language for EA simulation that is illustrated with a detailed case study of business change currently being addressed by UK higher education institutions.

Item Type:Book Section
Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
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