Enterprise Architecture Toolkit

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Contribute to design of a solutions architecture for identified medium complexity projects or domain research efforts, or projects based on enterprisE Business strategy, business capabilities and Business Requirements; obtain peer reviews for feedback and consensus.

More Uses of the Enterprise Architecture Toolkit:

  • Ensure you undertake; understand technology trends and the practical application of existing, new and Emerging Technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models.

  • Ensure your team complies; focus on delivering business value through iterations and converging on the final solution from knowledge created during the Solution Development.

  • Ensure you designate; lead the development of an implementation plan for the Enterprise Architecture based on Business Requirements and the varying IT strategies for project driven or product driven delivery teams.

  • Establish and maintain effective partnerships and relationships with Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise Software Engineering, Technology Delivery, Technology and Business leadership, Infrastructure, and others.

  • Devise: pragmatically implement Data Architecture principles, standards, patterns and framework using established Enterprise Architecture governance processes.

  • Lead internal exploratory activities into new market sectors, architectural solutions, technologies and the use of partners, alliances and ecosystems.

  • Warrant that your group defines requirements, strategy, solutions, and standards for IT Operations and Service Delivery to meet Business Needs and adhere with Enterprise Architecture and security standards.

  • Be accountable for modifying and developing IT plans and policies in response to new legislation, regulations, directives, and other guidance affecting the program.

  • Ensure you account for; understand and adhere to your organizations risk, privacy, and regulatory standards, policies, and controls per your organizations Risk Appetite.

  • Identify: expert knowledge in data, cloud, and Enterprise Architecture across thE Business, technology, data, application, and infrastructure domains.

  • Assure your corporation demonstrates proven extensive abilities involving leadership, strategic and creative thinking, Problem Solving, and individual initiative.

  • Establish that your project assess the maturity of Scrum team, provide support and coach the team to higher level of maturity and promote continuous Process Improvement.

  • Arrange that your organization provides, regular visibility, and communicates thE Business perspectives and IT implications to stakeholders to help scopE Business and technology long term value/vision.

  • Drive: partner with Development Teams, Cybersecurity, support and Enterprise Architecture teams to deliver and maintain a cloud platform and associated DevOps practices.

  • Deliver innovative, cost effective technology solutions which align to Enterprise Architecture standards and achievE Business requirements.

  • Drive collaboration with the Enterprise Architecture / Services team to integrate technical direction and considerations into forward looking Release Plans for legacy system modernization.

  • Confirm your enterprise leads a group of engineers, architects, and analysts and ensures adherence to Quality Standards and review Enterprise Architecture deliverables.

  • Provide guidance and direction to the overall technical strategy and roadmap by aligning cost effective and reusable solutions while advancing the usage of new emerging trends and technical capabilities.

  • Be accountable for leading a new segment of IT Enterprise Architecture with responsibility for stand up and effective integration of Legacy Software and hardware solutions and identifying new technologies for enterprise level business solutions.

  • Ensure your planning establishes networking environment by installing, configuring, and maintaining network equipment and systems in according with defined standards or Best Practices.

  • Provide architecture and systems processing guidance ensuring the efficiency, security, and support of the Enterprise Architecture compliance.

  • Develop and enforce standard methodologies, processes and tools and ensure compliance to Enterprise Architecture, Security Policies and overall program strategy.

  • Devise: partner with data insights team to understand and recommend appropriate solutions for your organization to achieve objectives around insights and analytics informing Decision Making.

  • Arrange that your business complies; functions as Software Development expertise, designing architectures, frameworks, and re usable objects in collaboration with the application teams and owning complex areas of your architecture.

  • Confirm your project complies; monitors enterprise application and server performance through software to identify trouble areas and possible tuning opportunities and enterprise application licensing to ensure sufficient resource availability.

  • Be accountable for leading the development team and working alongside your Infrastructure and Transformation teams, performs technical planning, architecture development and modification of specifications.

  • Ensure your organization establishes voice environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, and defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.

  • Establish that your business complies; directs planning, development evolution, implementation, testing, and adoption of capability solutions integrated into initiatives and program baselines.

  • Confirm you merge; understand Cybersecurity principles; identify and address impacts to ensure solutions architecture designs comply with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Best Practices.

  • Make sure that your project complies; DevOps standardize Application Development tools, standard process/practice, Enterprise Architecture, continuous deployment, and application monitoring capabilities.

 

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Enterprise Architecture Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Enterprise Architecture related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Enterprise Architecture specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Enterprise Architecture Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Enterprise Architecture improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What data is gathered?

  2. Are your goals realistic? Do you need to redefine your problem? Perhaps the problem has changed or maybe you have reached your goal and need to set a new one?

  3. How would you define Enterprise Architecture leadership?

  4. What is your decision requirements diagram?

  5. What Enterprise Architecture improvements can be made?

  6. How do senior leaders deploy your organizations vision and values through your leadership system, to the workforce, to key suppliers and partners, and to customers and other stakeholders, as appropriate?

  7. In the past year, what have you done (or could you have done) to increase the accurate perception of your company/brand as ethical and honest?

  8. What is the magnitude of the improvements?

  9. Do staff have the necessary skills to collect, analyze, and report data?

  10. Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Enterprise Architecture activities?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Enterprise Architecture book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Enterprise Architecture self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Enterprise Architecture Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Enterprise Architecture areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Enterprise Architecture Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Enterprise Architecture projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Enterprise Architecture Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Enterprise Architecture project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Enterprise Architecture project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Enterprise Architecture Project Team have enough people to execute the Enterprise Architecture project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Enterprise Architecture project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

 
Step-by-step and complete Enterprise Architecture Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Enterprise Architecture project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Enterprise Architecture Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Enterprise Architecture project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Enterprise Architecture project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Enterprise Architecture project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Enterprise Architecture project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Enterprise Architecture project with this in-depth Enterprise Architecture Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Enterprise Architecture projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based Best Practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Enterprise Architecture and put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Enterprise Architecture investments work better.

This Enterprise Architecture All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.