Enterprise Architecture is the way to promote business function by implementing architecture solutions having best strategies that drives its development. It is used to increase the effectiveness of the firm, durability and agility creating a unified view of the firm strategic vision and effectively formulating the expected architectures such as business, application, information, technology architecture essential to target the proposed vision. This architecture helps in organizing the firm’s assets towards achieving the business objectives.
Framework and Tools
Many frameworks are used by leading companies to organise their assets. The commonly used among those are Zachman framework and The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF). Techniques and strategies necessary to classify and organize the organisations resources are specified by these frameworks. To capture and visualize the architectural design in a centralized repository, Enterprise Architecture modeling tools are used which helps to share and socialize the design with the whole team. Enterprise Architect from Sparx Systems offers architecture solutions supporting firms around the world to strategize, systemize and synergize their long term goals and objectives.
This framework has a strong history of helping enterprises to compare, organise and structure their capital. Sparx Systems Zachman framework supports viewpoints of the organisation, Zachman framework structures with more depth, breath and modeling Integrity. Business Process Analysis and Software Engineering capabilities which are powerful feature of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect when coupled with this framework provides overall solution to model and maintain the organization’s total IT infrastructure in a single shared repository.