Chapter 19. Enterprise Architecture: Communications
The need for communications and adapters becomes apparent at the project level, but there is value in achieving consistency from project to project in terms of how these decisions are made. The benefits range from minimizing investments in software, hardware, and training to making it easier for people to move from project to project. The following sections explore the enterprise architecture responsibilities associated with communications.
Defining a Communications Strategy
It is a good practice for an enterprise to establish a well-defined communications strategy. The strategy identifies the preferred communications protocols and the conditions under which each should be used. It also categorizes ...