EA in a 100 Words
EA (enterprise architecture) is the process for identifying, describing, modeling and communicating the required business capabilities used to facilitate the evolution of an organization towards its vision.
EA also describes that organization in terms of capabilities, services, information, systems and technologies, as well as the relationships between them, in order to enable business transformation and achievement of its goals and strategies.
Enterprise architecture delivers the following benefits :
- More efficient use of IT
- Reduced IT cost of ownership, while maintaining service levels
- Higher return on investment
- Reduced risk with innovation investments
- Faster, simpler and less expensive technology acquisitions
- Reduced time to value