Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a collaborative, consensus building alliance among agencies for aligning technology with business goals and for designing, implementing, and maintaining the underlying infrastructure to support information sharing and resource optimization.
The mission of Enterprise Architecture is to provide a process that sets common goals and coordinates the delivery of information technology services to state government that are responsible and cost effective. EA is built upon five Conceptual Principles.
ITD’s online Work Management System (WMS) may be used to submit a “Generic” Service Request. Attach any associated forms, and select “Enterprise Architecture” as the Service Group.
|Requesting Architecture Design Review||SFN 53560|
|Requesting Feasibility Study||SFN 53560|
|Requesting New Standard and Creation of New Standard||SFN 59304|
|Requesting Modification of Standard||SFN 59304|
|Requesting Exception of Standard||SFN 51687 and SFN 54126|
|Requesting Exemption from ITD Consolidated Service||SFN 58516|
For state government to be as responsive and cost effective as possible, it is essential to have a clear view of enterprise goals and how to achieve them. EA offers a model that connects business objectives to IT strategy, and creates a formal communication structure to support the attainment of a common vision.
Through EA, state agencies guide the future direction of information technology. The success of this highly collaborative process depends on the strength of its governance structure and the commitment of the participants to its goals and guiding principles.
EA is an on-going, iterative process that provides: