Enterprise Architecture Capability Development
Our enterprise architecture capability development (EACD) service helps clients to rapidly establish a mature EA capability. Our EACD practice is our signature product used by over 100 global clients to cost effectively achieve an integrated, value adding EA capability. We apply best practice methods, techniques and frameworks using our BLEAM™ (Benefits Led Enterprise Architecture Method) within a six-phase approach. Clients usually achieve CMMI level 3/4.
Why Would You Need This Service?
Our clients perform strategy execution using enterprise architecture as an industry standard method. We have evolved our EACD and BLEAM™ product over 20 years of real-world practical client delivery. Enterprise architecture is required to achieve this in a structured and methodical manner utilising a strategic execution planning and controlled approach.
Taking an EA approach will provide an easily accessible and interactive enterprise wide blueprint to provide valuable information, insights and intelligence that can be leveraged.
This has ensured that we are able to deliver EA for value adding initiatives such for enterprise business strategy implementation, transformation and modernisation agendas. Our clients experience real benefits such as:
- Strategy alignment: closer alignment of business strategy and IT strategy and its execution and ensure that the vision, direction and effort spend is aligned to the organisation’s future vision and current strategies;
- Development of a corporate asset as a lasting investment for your organisation;
- Faster IT response to changes in business strategy, tactics and operational processes;
- Facilitate accurate decision making;
- IT to play a leading role in internal innovation and supporting business transformation;
- Modernise and transform business and IT operations;
- Greater efficiency and productivity;
- Predictable and sustainable IT solutions delivery;
- Predictable and intended impact of change and effective risk management;
- Reduction in cost and complexity;
- Increased business value and effectiveness.
How We Deliver This Service
EAL’s Enterprise Architecture Capability Development (EACD) service helps clients to rapidly establish a mature EA capability. Our EACD practice is our signature product used by over 100 global clients to cost effectively achieve an integrated, value adding EA capability.
We apply best practice methods, techniques and frameworks using our BLEAM™ (Benefits Led Enterprise Architecture Method) within a six-phase approach.
Our clients usually target a maturity level of 3 to 4.
This EACD service is completed in six phases, over a five to eight-month period. Stakeholder involvement throughout is essential.
EAL can deliver the service directly to the CEO, CIO or executive board; or, we can work in partnership with your internal strategy function or a trusted business strategy consultancy.
Phases of service delivery:
This EACD service is delivered in one (or more) iteration(s). Subsequent iterations may be performed depending on scope and context selected. Each iteration consists of 6 phases:
- EA project initiation / mobilisation;
- Establish EA governance;
- Develop baseline EA;
- Develop target EA;
- Transformation and architecture roadmap development;
- Sustainability of EA capability.
Typical outcomes include:
- Cost saving and better returns of investment;
- Improved focus on organisational goals;
- Increase in consistency of project delivery;
- Reduced numbers of failed IT systems and major incidents;
- Reduction in IT risk;
- Reduced complexity of existing IT systems and reduction in IT project execution time;
- Improved agility of new IT systems;
- Improvements in using IT to drive business adaptability;
- Closer partnership between business and IT;
- Closer alignment between IT deliverables and business requirements;
- Identify and increase opportunities for re-use of services and technologies;
- Increase the speed at which TP can respond to the demands for business change (i.e. increase overall agility);
- Applying disciplined governance to IT investment decisions;
- Unifying IT architecture and business processes for more efficient operation;
- Increasing IT’s business contribution and overall investment planning process;
- Improving the coordination of IT architecture investments.
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