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Enterprise Architecture Planning

TMR Enterprise Architecture consultants are knowledgeable in the Zachman, FEAF, TEAF, DoDAF architectures and base their planning activities on the Spewak Enterprise Architecture Planning (EAP) methodology. TMR recommends, among other things, strategy prioritization, integration, and alignment, during every phase of the requirements capturing process. 

Enterprise Architecture Planning Overview

  Perspective   Data Architecture   Application Architecture   Technology Architecture
  Planner (Scope)   List of Business Objects   List of Business Processes   List of Business Locations
  Owner (Enterprise)   Semantic Model (Model of Enterprise Objects)   Business Process Model   Business Logistics Model (e.g., types of facilities at locations)
  Designer (Information Systems)   Logical Data Model   Application Architecture   System Geographic Deployment Architecture
  Subcontractor (Detailed Specification)   Physical Data Model   Systems Design   Technology Architecture
  Subcontractor (Detailed Specification)   Data Definition Library   Programs / Supporting System Components   Network Architecture

Effective Enterprise Architecture planning for technological growth must move rapidly, produce clear output, and provide a context from which more detailed planning evolves. TMR utilizes the following successful practices to accomplish this:

 

  • Establish a visible EA Program Management structure
  • Specify the EA Scope and plan the EA Activities
  • Leverage Thought Leadership
  • Link the EA with the Capital Planning process (CPIC)
  • Manage EA Change
  • Communication and Education