10 years, 10 months ago

Are traditional enterprise architecture metaphors valid?

Link: http://www.tobeenterprisearchitecture.com/2010/05/are-traditional-enterprise-architecture.html

Forrester’s Jeff Scott wrote and excellent blog post recently challenging the veracity of the two common metaphors for EA: The enterprise architect as building architect and the enterprise architect as city planner.

The former is the classic metaphor for enterprise architecture, primarily because it is so readily understood by non-ea practitioners. EA is to business as traditional architect is