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E. JagerGetting Started with Enterprise Architecturehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-9858-9_7

7. Architecture Positioning

Eric Jager1  
Almere, Flevoland, The Netherlands

Chapter 7 looks at how architecture can be positioned in an organization. The four different ways described by the TOGAF Standard are each briefly explained, and the implications of each positioning are noted. Examples of architecture work appropriate to each positioning are also given.

7.1 Earning Stripes

The average organization that has little or no exposure to architecture will not immediately see the benefits of the structured approach that Enterprise Architecture has to offer. ...

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