Confirm your organization ensures the EA organizational design process leads to a more efficient and effective business and it operating model, significantly improved results (profitability, customer service, internal operations), and EA resources who are empowered and committed to the integration of business and IT.

More Uses of the Enterprise Architecture Toolkit:

  • Ensure your organization demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in professional services roles helping companies address multi layer, complex client issues in support of Enterprise Architecture and technology strategies.
  • Supervise: successful lead an engineering team working in an agile manner to deliver a solution that meets the architectural specifications and that is operationally manageable with a necessary level of monitoring and alerting.
  • Ensure you lead and inspire the application teams to engage with the business and identify new functionality, develop compelling business cases, prioritize projects and develop plans that maximize return on investment for your organization.
  • Confirm your organization ensures best practices delivery of the overall and strategic design, development, testing and implementation of organization information solutions by supporting data architecture and integration efforts related to defining, developing, and delivering capabilities.
  • Ensure that the value of existing/old technology is maximized and that the most appropriate decisions are taken on replacement of old considering the business improvements delivered, overall cost, scale of business change and elapsed time in delivery.
  • Confirm your organization oversees and ensure the incorporation of best practices for implementing security measures to protect data when developing and implementing architectural designs with emphasis at the network and application layers.
  • Drive innovation by using innovative new technologies and approaches to renovate, extend, and transform the existing core technology base around cloud, mobile, systematized machine learning, microservices, big data, and API enabled platforms and products.
  • Be accountable for developing architecture specification deliverables that map customer business requirements into complete information systems (technologies, processes and people) or operational solutions.
  • Organize: work as a senior member of information security team with focus on improving decision making through collaboration with management, staff, and customers on technology strategy, Enterprise Architecture, and investments in strategic technology.
  • Guide: plan and direct the work of the team in developing the architecture runway, identifying key technical enablers, architecture patterns, framework and standards, integration architecture, and transition architecture needs.
  • Collaborate with operational / technical SMEs and Standards personnel to identify architecture gaps, overlaps and inefficiencies, and develop recommendations for changes to improve Enterprise Architecture.
  • Ensure your organization identifies critical skills, competencies and career paths for EA team members and identifies development opportunities to help support individual career progression and organizational succession plans.
  • Ensure your organization develops and drive the processes and methods for keeping that information up to date, communicating changes and leveraging the information to better inform projects and project portfolio planning.
  • Confirm your organization provides guidance and mentoring to project teams to ensure collaboration, consistency, quality, and timeliness of solutions and adherence to governance principles, policies, and procedures.
  • Seek out, validate, and bring to the technology organization innovative best practices and ideas from the outside, with a particular emphasis on application development and integration of COTS solutions.
  • Be accountable for developing Enterprise Architecture standards and facilitate the adherence and governance of related project activity through controls in PMO, Project/Solution Development Lifecycle, Change Management, and Procurement processes.
  • Confirm your organization provides technical consultation to business partners and technology management to ensure that the development of new and/or existing application systems use established standards, procedures and methodologies.
  • Manage work with business and technology subject matter experts to derive end to end solutions that provide value to the enterprise and such solutions comply with standards and guidelines set forth by Enterprise Architecture.
  • Ensure you take bold actions and are a change leader, are an advocate for change with confidence; take ownership and personal responsibility for implementing change, and leverage communications, goal setting, and metrics to ensure broader understanding and accountability.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques that are aligned with organization approved methodologies and tool sets to help with the successful completion of short and long term goals.
  • Ensure your organization leads project teams of contractors and Federal staff to assess and identify improvements to the Enterprise Architecture, software solutions, systems engineering efforts, data management, and hosting/infrastructure solutions.
  • Collaborate with operational / technical SMEs and Standards personnel to identify architecture gaps, overlaps and inefficiencies, and develop recommendations for changes to improve Enterprise Architecture.
  • 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.
  • Ensure your organization informs and communicates decisions and standards of the Enterprise Architecture practice to your organization, driving understanding and appreciation for the value of architecture governance and standards.

 

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