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Practical Guide to Enterprise Architecture, A by Elias K. Jo, Vikas Sharan, James Linn, Michael E. Stevens, Scott W. Ambler, James McGovern

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Appendix C. The Seven Habits of an Agile Enterprise Architecture

Some schools and teachers are better than others, but my level of effort, dedication, curiosity, and willingness to grow determine what I learn.

—Larry Elder, KABC Radio, Los Angeles

While this book provides practical advice on enterprise architecture, the book would be incomplete without outlining seven action items that every architect should make a habit:

  1. Architecture Is Business-Driven. This is the first and most important habit of an architect. All architectural undertakings should be done for the sole reason of solving business problems. Architecture planning is a continuous process that requires full alignment with business goals.

  2. Communication Is King. Enterprise architecture ...

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