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 ObjectsList of Business ProcessesList of Business Locations
Owner (Enterprise)Semantic Model (Model of Enterprise Objects)Business Process ModelBusiness Logistics Model (e.g., types of facilities at locations)
Designer (Information Systems)Logical Data ModelApplication ArchitectureSystem Geographic Deployment Architecture
Subcontractor (Detailed Specification)Physical Data ModelSystems DesignTechnology Architecture
Subcontractor (Detailed Specification)Data Definition LibraryPrograms / Supporting System ComponentsNetwork 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