business/enterprise architecture, design, software engineering, and information assurance (security) in embedded, desktop, and enterprise environments such as – FISMA-regulated government systems – FDA-regulated medical devices and systems – HIPAA-regulated health IT systems • Have held positions at CTO, Chief Architect, or Enterprise Architect in a variety of regulated environments
it means to chase business agility • What happens when we business owners don’t get agility from their Enterprise Architecture (EA) and business architecture (BA) efforts Key takeaways • There aren’t perfect scripts to follow for BA/EA success but there are numerous mistakes to avoid • Which BA/EA key practices lead to the most success
is agile? Speed of response to new customer needs Permission-oriented culture Value generation efficiency for enterprise initiatives Coupling vs. Teaming between enterprise components Mapping of strategic initiatives to customer needs vs. enterprise needs Number of Shadow IT systems Business-use EA artifacts vs. tech use artifacts Compliance-focus vs. customer focus Agility is hard to define but it’s easy to see when it’s missing
or retention focused metrics Product roadmap focused metrics Top line revenue metrics Margin metrics (bottom line) Process efficiency metrics Logistics and product delivery metrics Technical and IT metrics (apps, sunsets, TCO) If you can’t measure it and can’t document it, does it exist?