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Enterprise Architecture Solutions

Our enterprise architects espouse the rigorous description of the structure of an enterprise, which comprises enterprise components (business entities), the externally visible properties of those components, and the relationships (e.g. the behavior) between them. Our EA practices is process oriented, and views the enterprise in terms of its components and their relationships with the external environment, and the guiding principles for the requirement analysis, design, and evolution of the enterprise in its rapidly changing business and technological environment. Our approach is comprehensive, establishes enterprise goals, business processes, roles, organizational structures, organizational behaviors, business information, software applications and computer systems.

We view the EA practice in terms of its four domains: Business, Information, Applications, and Technology.

  1. Business:
    • Strategy maps, goals, corporate policies, operating model
    • Functional decompositions, business capabilities and organizational models expressed as enterprise / line of business architecture
    • Business processes, Workflow and rules that articulate the assigned authorities, responsibilities and policies
    • Organization cycles, periods and timing
    • Suppliers of hardware, software, and services
  2. Information:
    • Information Architecture
    • Data Architecture
    • Master Data Management
    • Metadata - data that describes your enterprise data elements
    • Business Intelligence Analytics & Reporting BI (Business Intelligence)
    • Data Quality
    • Data Models: Enterprise Information Architectures, Logical, and Physical
    • Data Life Cycle Management Processes
  3. Applications
    • Application software inventories and diagrams, expressed as conceptual, functional or system enterprise line of business architectures
    • Interfaces between applications (events, messages, etc.)
  4. Technology:
    • Inter-application mediating software or 'middleware'.
    • Application execution environments and operating frameworks including applications server environments and operating systems, authentication and authorization environments, security systems and operating and monitoring systems.
    • Hardware, platforms, and hosting: servers, datacenters and computer rooms
    • Local and wide area networks, Internet connectivity diagrams
    • Intranet, Extranet, Internet, eCommerce, EDI links (inter/intra organizational)
    • Operating System
    • Infrastructure software: Application servers, DBMS
    • Programming Languages, etc. expressed as enterprise line of Business Technology Architecture.



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