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EA Teams and Governance

Teamwork is critical to the success of Enterprise Architecture within the State of North Dakota. A variety of partnerships, committees, and teams collaborate to build consensus within the EA structure:

Group Responsibility
EA Governance
State Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Office of Management & Budget Develop statewide information technology policies, standards, and guidelines as defined within ND Century Code (Chapter 54-59-09).
State Information Technology Advisory Committee (SITAC) Prioritizing IT initiatives in relation to the business and technical requirements to obtain a common vision. The committee shall review the statewide information technology policies, standards, and guidelines and advise the Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Architecture Review Board (ARB) Review and approve both business and technical conceptual architectures. The ARB is responsible for recommending approval of enterprise standards, best practices and guidelines, and collaborating on enterprise architecture design principles.
Architecture Team (AT) Facilitate the technical enterprise architecture process, create and maintain deliverables, communicate architecture standards to all interested parties, and review technology infrastructure projects for compliance to the architecture.
Technical Domain Teams:
Define standards, standard configurations, and collaborate on enterprise architecture design principles with the architecture team.

Business Domain Teams:

Collaborate on enterprise business architecture design principles with the ARB. The teams will define standards, best practices and guidelines regarding enterprise business processes.
STAGEnet Committees Assist with planning, prioritizing, approving standards/policies, making service level decisions, coordinating among constituencies, communicating, and identifying/providing resources in support of the statewide network.

EA Governance Diagram

EA Governance Diagram

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