The EA Application Architecture is built upon five EA Conceptual Principles and six EA Principles for Application Software:
Applications will promote a modular design, support common data structures and use standard development tools.
Applications will promote standardized user interfaces.
Applications will align with business plan and mirror desired business processes.
Applications will have business recovery and continuity plans.
Applications will adhere to defined business process security requirements.
Enterprise Architecture (EA) interweaves business and IT together. It consists of the vision, principles, and standards that guide the purchases and deployment of technology within the enterprise.