It’s official: EA has graduated. The emergence of the first North American EA university degree program is a sure sign of a maturing discipline. Similar to international programs in The Netherlands and Australia, Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA, has recently begun a well-funded initiative to create undergraduate and master’s EA degree programs.
Imagine yourself driving but not knowing where you are going, why you are going there, or how much it is going to cost. Taking a vacation in this manner may not result in the desired outcome. To ensure that your vacation is successful, many factors need to be considered first, such as desired goals and budget limits.
Long regarded as a key thought leader in the evolution of enterprise architecture (EA) and strategic decision support, the U.S. Federal Government has made significant progress in advancing best practices to create wholly new and improved ways of addressing decades-old problems.
On Friday, Forrester released its 2011 Forrester Wave for Enterprise Architecture Management Suites report. Based on an evaluation of 10 of the leading EAMS vendors, the new Forrester Wave provides an up-to-date and broad coverage of currently available EA software.
The report also recognizes that the EA Management Suite could be the next center of the IT Management universe.
We ask a lot of our CIOs. Just follow the myriad magazine articles and research pieces targeting CIOs to read of the breadth and depth of expectations heaped upon a single role. The industry experts who define what CIOs ”should be” suggest that they must be technology visionaries and innovators, business transformation change agents, vendor relationship negotiators, sav