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The EA rush / Natty Gur

  1. 1. The Enterprise Architecture Rush Natty Gur The EA group IASA director of technology The Third National Conference INCOSE_IL 2005
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is Enterprise Architecture? </li></ul><ul><li>How EA is being implemented? </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s running EA in the world and what are the outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why? (we need EA) <ul><li>Technical architecture debates </li></ul><ul><li>Financial constrains </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in business mission and/or vision </li></ul><ul><li>Law and constitution: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinger-Cohen act </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Systems integration to maximize data usage across the enterprise </li></ul>
  4. 4. What exists today <ul><li>Infrastructure architecture: 16% </li></ul><ul><li>System architecture : 46% </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise architecture: 15% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on : Enterprise Architecture Trend Report 2004, &quot;How are organizations Progressing?&quot;, November 2004, IFEAD . </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What? (is EA) <ul><li>It’s not technical! </li></ul><ul><li>Aligning IT to business. </li></ul><ul><li>Answering all of the enterprise needs </li></ul><ul><li>Transverse view. </li></ul><ul><li>knowing and managing the current situation, paving the road towards the desired situation. </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation of information management </li></ul><ul><li>Enforce homogeneous solutions and enable “One system” to the users. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What? Infrastructures Information Systems Business processes Business plans and goals Technologies -- -- -- -- -- -- --
  7. 7. How? (EA is being done) Business Information Application Infrastructure Governance Migration planning
  8. 8. Who? (is doing EA) <ul><li>Chief enterprise architect </li></ul><ul><li>Champion </li></ul><ul><li>Business, Information, System, Infrastructure architects. </li></ul><ul><li>EA teams / committees </li></ul><ul><li>CxO’s </li></ul>
  9. 9. Where? (EA being done) <ul><li>All around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>lead by America(33%) and west Europe(27%) </li></ul><ul><li>Unknown in Israel (middle east – 6%) </li></ul><ul><li>Medium organization (from 100 workers) </li></ul>
  10. 10. When? (EA should be done) <ul><li>Anytime </li></ul><ul><li>The sooner, the better … </li></ul>
  11. 11. EA frameworks <ul><li>Reference model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to do certain tasks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not an outcome! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zachman, FEAF, TOGAF, other sector oriented. </li></ul><ul><li>They’re all adjustable to your needs. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Zachman
  13. 13. Zachman <ul><li>Classified by basic 6 “wh” questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When, where, why, who, what how </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No predefined order </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work on 5 layers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scope, Enterprise model, system model, technology, components. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Any cell should be defined. </li></ul><ul><li>The more the relationships between cross cells and layers are defined, the better. </li></ul><ul><li>Must obey the framework rules! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Zachman <ul><li>Rules: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The columns have no order </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each column has a simple, basic model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The basic model for each column must be unique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each row represent distinct, unique perspective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each cell is unique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of all row cells constitutes complete “row” picture. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The logic is recursive </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. The TOGAF way <ul><li>Never ending organization process which builds upon several stages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business architecture. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gap analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And again … </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Enterprise architecture - TOGAF
  17. 17. Who implement it <ul><li>Governmental agencies in the states </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DOD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>States </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FBI </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Firms & enterprises </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exxon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Starbucks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pepsi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telco (1.5 B euro). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DHL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improvement of IT products and savings </li></ul><ul><li>In Israel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>מפא &quot; ת </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>בזק </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>אורנג </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>משרדים ממשלתיים </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Cisco example
  19. 19. Practical steps <ul><li>Read about EA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Books: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise Architecture Planning, Steven H. Spewak. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Practical Guide to Enterprise Architecture by James McGovern ,Scott W. Ambler,Michael E. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Handbook on Enterprise Architecture (International Handbooks on Information Systems) by Peter Bernus, Laszlo Nemes (Editor), Gunter Schmidt (Editor). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A Practical Guide for Developing an Enterprise Architecture : http:// www.gao.gov/bestpractices/bpeaguide.pdf </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization meetings </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Practical steps <ul><li>Choose a framework </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider hiring a consultant that knows it. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adjust the framework to your enterprise needs </li></ul><ul><li>Determine the scope and objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a vision. </li></ul><ul><li>Get a CxO level approval. </li></ul><ul><li>Set KPIs (key performance indicator) for measurement. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Q&A
  22. 22. Thank you <ul><li>Natty Gur </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Site: http:// www.theeagroup.net </li></ul><ul><li>The enterprise architects </li></ul><ul><li>513b Plaza Rd. </li></ul><ul><li>Vestal, NY 13850 </li></ul><ul><li>+1 (607) 330-1744 </li></ul><ul><li>+972 52 8888377 </li></ul>

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