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iTTi Gloss: Enterprise Architecture

Thursday, 23 January 2014 iTTi, Innovation & Technology Trends Institute Posted in iTTi Gloss

Enterprise Architecture. Description of the fundamental underlying design of the components of the business system, or of one element of the business system (e.g., technology), the relationships among them, and the manner in which they support enterprise objectives.


From ISACA Glossary.


The enterprise Architecture is the organizing logic for business processes and IT infrastructure, reflecting the integration and standardization requirements of the conpany's operting model.


From “Enterprise Architecture as Strategy”. Ross, Weill and Robertson. Harvard Business School Press. 1992. 


La Arquitectura de Empresa se podría definir como la forma de racionalizar y formalizar los procesos y sus relaciones, recursos y objetivos, dentro de una organización.


De “Arquitectura de Empresa. Mecanismo para el gobierno corporativo de TI”. Cuadernos de ISACA-Madrid. Nº 2. 2010.




Government Enterprise IT (GEIT) and Enterprise Architecture (EA) GEIT are related and intertwined concepts. Understanding EA concepts is important for analyzing and anticipating the interdependencies between GEIT and EA adoptions in the organization.


Related perspective(-s):


1.- iTTi Gloss: Alignment

2.- iTTi Gloss: Corporate Governance of IT

3.- iTTi Gloss: Accountability

4.- Origen y evolución del concepto "Gobierno Corporativo de TI"



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