A&G’s recently concluded 2011 Annual Survey reveals that EA groups are actively engaged in a wide range of initiatives that will have business impact well into 2012 and beyond. The data also reveals that these groups are having influence beyond their traditional IT focus.
For the third year, Architecture & Governance Magazine has undertaken a major survey of the IT community to understand its changing perspectives on strategy, process, politics, and the evolving role of the enterprise architect. This year, 401 readers completed the survey over a seven-day period in June. Some of the results were expected—following trends we have observed in years past. But some were quite startling—in particular, the declining relevance of the enterprise architecture process among its more quantifiable brethren.
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Architecture & Governance Magazine, a leading journal for IT executives, strategists, and enterprise architects, today announced its third annual subscriber survey. The objective of the annual polling is to determine the issues and trends confronting organizations addressing IT or business transformations, and how they use enterprise architecture and strategic IT planning software to keep pace with business change.
Architecture & Governance Magazine recently completed its annual reader survey focused on understanding how enterprise architecture concepts are helping drive business transformation initiatives across the enterprise.
Of the 289 IT and business professionals who took this year’s survey, the vast majority came from entities with 5,000 or more employees. While the numbers were broad, the answers were insightful.
Among the questions we asked . . .
Nothing haunts the Enterprise Architecture discipline more than the elusive quest to define the business value of EA. Sought by first-time practitioners—and by established EA professionals responding to executive demand for quantifiable value—every enterprise architect must eventually face this daunting challenge.