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Table of Contents
About This Book
Conventions Used in This Book
What You’re Not to Read
How This Book Is Organized
Part I: Developing the Architecture
Part II: Defining the Role of IT Architecture
Part III: Creating an Enterprise Culture
Part IV: Developing an Extended Network Enterprise
Part V: Obtaining Value beyond the Basic Enterprise
Part VI: Protecting the Enterprise
Part VII: The Part of Tens
Icons Used in This Book
Where to Go from Here
Chapter 1: Planning for Enterprise Realignment
Defining an Enterprise
Finding the Best Solution
In the Traditional Enterprise, Everything May Be Independent
Too many resource silos
Too many platforms
Too many people with root access
In the Modern Enterprise, Everything Is Connected
Using Maturity Models
Chapter 2: Exploring Tasks, Roles, and Tools
Examining Common Enterprise Architecture Tasks
Identifying data requirements
Integrating existing resources
Defining technical standards
Knowing the Roles of Enterprise Architecture
Software or application architect
Using the Right Tool for the Right Job
Enterprise architecture frameworks
Chapter 3: Pondering Platform Pros and Cons
Standardizing Your Platform — or Not
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