Enterprise Architecture Andrew Tran
Agenda <ul><li>What is Enterprise Architecture (EA)? </li></ul><ul><li>Example EA of Delta Airlines </li></ul><ul><li>The ...
What is Enterprise Architecture? <ul><li>EA is a conceptual blueprint that defines the structure and operation of an organ...
EA of Delta Airlines
The Drivers for EA? <ul><li>Alignment of operations to organisational goals </li></ul><ul><li>- Helps identify areas that ...
Other Benefits of EA <ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>- EA can show current and future  architectures </li></ul><ul><li>...
The Implications of EA on Individuals <ul><li>Senior Management </li></ul><ul><li>-  Make better decisions by obtaining co...
References <ul><li>Finneran,T. “Enterprise Architecture: What and Why?”,  THE DATA ADMINISTRATION NEWSLETTER – TDAN.com, 1...
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  1. 1. Enterprise Architecture Andrew Tran
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is Enterprise Architecture (EA)? </li></ul><ul><li>Example EA of Delta Airlines </li></ul><ul><li>The Drivers for EA? </li></ul><ul><li>The Benefits of EA </li></ul><ul><li>The Implications of EA on Individuals </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Enterprise Architecture? <ul><li>EA is a conceptual blueprint that defines the structure and operation of an organisation </li></ul><ul><li>- High level holistic view of the organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Created by a mixture of business leaders, technical leaders and data custodians </li></ul>
  4. 4. EA of Delta Airlines
  5. 5. The Drivers for EA? <ul><li>Alignment of operations to organisational goals </li></ul><ul><li>- Helps identify areas that need improvement or processes that don’t match organisational objectives </li></ul><ul><li>2. Change management </li></ul><ul><li>- Many of today’s organisations live in changing environments </li></ul><ul><li>- EA shows how changes impact organisational components </li></ul><ul><li>- Aids leaders to make quicker and more informed decisions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other Benefits of EA <ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>- EA can show current and future architectures </li></ul><ul><li>- Communicate the value of change </li></ul><ul><li>- Justifying the costs </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>- Identification of services that can be re- used or shared among different sections or departments </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Implications of EA on Individuals <ul><li>Senior Management </li></ul><ul><li>- Make better decisions by obtaining consistent and higher quality answers from operational and informational data due to more control over business processes </li></ul><ul><li>IT Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>- EA improves the ability to adopt new project methods such as object orientated and rapid application development </li></ul><ul><li>Information Users </li></ul><ul><li>- Productivity of system users is likely to increase because of better analysis and design. This is because architected systems will provide a common “look and feel” making it more familiar to users. This would make it easier for users to learn and use the system. </li></ul>
  8. 8. References <ul><li>Finneran,T. “Enterprise Architecture: What and Why?”, THE DATA ADMINISTRATION NEWSLETTER – TDAN.com, 1998. Viewed: September 12 th , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>URL: http://www.tdan.com/view-articles/5041/ </li></ul><ul><li>Phelps, J. “IT/INTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE”, EDUCAUSE LIVE!, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li> Viewed: September 12 th , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>URL:http://educause.adobeconnect.com/p37804165/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymous, “ Enterprise Architecture set to be the next big game changer”, Australian Stock Report, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Viewed: September 12 th , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>URL: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/Corporate-Trends/articleshow/6529449.cms </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymous, “ Benefits of Enterprise Architecture”, NIH Enterprise Architecture. </li></ul><ul><li>Viewed: September 12 th , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>URL:http://enterprisearchitecture.nih.gov/About/Why/BenefitsEnterpriseArchitecture.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymous, “Core EA of Delta Airlines.” </li></ul><ul><li>Viewed: September 12 th , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>URL:http://www.google.com.au/imgres?imgurl=http://www.ies.aust.com/ten/ten38_files/image004.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.ies.aust.com/ten/ten38.htm&usg=__B6GJAAXuTvnod_fDuuAlEPHdJMw=&h=352&w=528&sz=43&hl=en&start=14&sig2=Tw5JEl58jTMu2ENV8nDKZg&zoom=1&tbnid=LFMPJeyWI1DtsM:&tbnh=126&tbnw=189&ei=XZyOTO2bPIzuvQPx5IHoBg&prev=/images%3Fq%3Denterprise%2Barchitecture%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26rlz%3D1R2_____en%26biw%3D758%26bih%3D426%26tbs%3Disch:10%2C607&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=457&vpy=124&dur=1843&hovh=183&hovw=275&tx=177&ty=102&oei=15uOTKGyHoyKvQOrxdCLBw&esq=2&page=3& ndsp=6&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:14&biw=758&bih=426 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Questions?

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