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Principle Based Enterprise Architecture: A Systematic Approach to Enterprise Architecture and Governance by Ian Koenig

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Chapter 1 Context

While enterprise architecture is often associated with achieving technical goals, the purpose of enterprise architecture is really to achieve business objectives. This book provides a systematic approach for using enterprise architecture to measure technical debt, aligning debt to business objectives, and producing actionable metrics that drive business insight.

We are taking for granted that an organization which would implement an enterprise architecture has technologists and that those technologists are grouped into one or more technology organizations. At the highest level of abstraction, we assume that the purpose of a technology organization is to produce solutions, which are supplied to end users. Solutions deliver ...

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