CHAPTER 5: THE ARCHITECTURE TEAM

The make-up of the team

The size, structure, skills and skillsets of the enterprise architecture team will change – often radically so – at different levels of architecture maturity.

In the more usual ad hoc development sequence, the typical team make-up at each phase would be as follows:

• ‘IT project architecture’ phase

- Size and structure: no formal team – typically a responsibility taken on personally by a project manager or team leader, from necessity, and often without formal authority.

- Skills and skillsets: extensive history and experience in many different aspects of IT, and ability to see relationships between them.

• ‘Enterprise-wide IT architecture’ phase

- Size and structure: explicit ...

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