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Arpan Acharya Director, Enterprise Architecture Richard Ashkettle Enterprise Architect Enterprise Architecture & Agile
Arpan Acharya Director, Enterprise Architecture Richard Ashkettle Enterprise Architect Enterprise Architecture & Agile

Arpan Acharya

Director, Enterprise Architecture

Arpan Acharya Director, Enterprise Architecture Richard Ashkettle Enterprise Architect Enterprise Architecture & Agile

Richard Ashkettle

Enterprise Architect

Enterprise Architecture & Agile

Agenda

EA and Agile Intersection Learnings from Real World Usage New EA Practice Guidelines EA Maturity Model Parting Thoughts

AGILE SET OF PRINCIPLES FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT WHERE REQUIREMENTS AND SOLUTIONS EVOLVE THROUGH COLLABORATIVE SELF ORGANIZING

AGILE

SET OF PRINCIPLES FOR

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

WHERE REQUIREMENTS AND SOLUTIONS EVOLVE THROUGH COLLABORATIVE SELF ORGANIZING CROSS FUNCTIONAL TEAMS

ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE Gartner Group : “Enterprise architecture (EA) is the process of translating business vision and

ENTERPRISE

ARCHITECTURE

Gartner Group: “Enterprise architecture (EA) is the process of translating business vision and strategy into effective enterprise change by creating, communicating, and

improving the key principles and models

that describe the enterprise’s future state and enable its evolution.”

Agile User Support Focused Produces Working Software Daily Project Work Technical & Focused
Agile
User Support
Focused
Produces
Working Software
Daily Project Work
Technical
&
Focused
Enterprise Architecture Focus on Management Support Produces Planning and Insight Pre-Project Abstract & Vision Based
Enterprise
Architecture
Focus on
Management Support
Produces Planning
and Insight
Pre-Project
Abstract
&
Vision Based

Iterative

Collaborative

Only the Essentials

Multi-Disciplinary

Mandated

Business

Representation

Soft Skills

INTERSECTION

VENN DIAGRAM

AGILE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 1. FAST PACED 2. HOLISTIC VISION 3. ALIGNMENT 4. FOCUS ON BIG PICTURE

AGILE

ENTERPRISE

ARCHITECTURE

1. FAST PACED

  • 2. HOLISTIC VISION

  • 3. ALIGNMENT

  • 4. FOCUS ON BIG PICTURE

  • 5. RETROSPECTIVES

AGILE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 1. ESTABLISH THE VISION

AGILE

ENTERPRISE

ARCHITECTURE

1. ESTABLISH THE VISION

AGILE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 2. ITS ABOUT THE PEOPLE NOT ARTIFACTS
AGILE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 2. ITS ABOUT THE PEOPLE NOT ARTIFACTS

AGILE

ENTERPRISE

ARCHITECTURE

2. ITS ABOUT THE PEOPLE NOT ARTIFACTS

AGILE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 3. ACT LOCALLY BUT THINK AT THE ENTERPRISE LEVEL

AGILE

ENTERPRISE

ARCHITECTURE

3. ACT LOCALLY BUT THINK

AT THE ENTERPRISE LEVEL

AGILE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 4. ITERATE

AGILE

ENTERPRISE

ARCHITECTURE

4. ITERATE

AGILE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 5. TAKE DECISIONS TOGETHER

AGILE

ENTERPRISE

ARCHITECTURE

5. TAKE DECISIONS TOGETHER

AGILE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 6. COMMUNICATION

AGILE

ENTERPRISE

ARCHITECTURE

6. COMMUNICATION

NEED TO START A NEW EA

PRACTICE?

PURPOSE &VALUE WHAT’S THE FOCUS OF YOUR ORGANIZATION?WHAT ARE THE CURRENT AND FUTURE NEEDS?

PURPOSE

&VALUE

WHAT’S THE FOCUS OF

YOUR

ORGANIZATION?WHAT ARE THE CURRENT AND FUTURE NEEDS?

Steps for new EA practice

Steps for new EA practice WEAVE YOUR SUPPORT AND OPERATIONS TEAMS INTO IT
Steps for new EA practice WEAVE YOUR SUPPORT AND OPERATIONS TEAMS INTO IT
Steps for new EA practice WEAVE YOUR SUPPORT AND OPERATIONS TEAMS INTO IT
Steps for new EA practice WEAVE YOUR SUPPORT AND OPERATIONS TEAMS INTO IT
Steps for new EA practice WEAVE YOUR SUPPORT AND OPERATIONS TEAMS INTO IT
Steps for new EA practice WEAVE YOUR SUPPORT AND OPERATIONS TEAMS INTO IT
Steps for new EA practice WEAVE YOUR SUPPORT AND OPERATIONS TEAMS INTO IT
Steps for new EA practice WEAVE YOUR SUPPORT AND OPERATIONS TEAMS INTO IT

WEAVE YOUR SUPPORT AND OPERATIONS

TEAMS INTO IT

Good that you setup an EA practice, now what?

Good that you setup an EA

practice, now what?

Gartner Maturity Model What level are you at?

Gartner Maturity

Model

What level are you at?

Current & Target Maturity Map Perspective ratings combined together leads to overall maturity level

Current & Target

Maturity Map

Perspective ratings combined

together leads to overall maturity level

EMBRACE IT

EMBRACE IT “Organizations need to embrace the Agile Enterprise Architecture train to reap the full benefits

“Organizations need to embrace the Agile Enterprise Architecture

train to reap the full benefits of the two approaches”

TEAMWORK

TEAMWORK “EA groups need to utilize their soft skills to work closely with agile teams on

“EA groups need to utilize their soft skills to work closely with agile teams on a daily basis”