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Troux Enterprise Architecture Solutions by Richard J. Reese

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Chapter 5. Managing the Function

The focus to this point has been about using metadata to help the business grow, reduce costs, or meet strategic goals. This chapter explores an aspect of Enterprise Architecture that is not written about a great deal. There are as many models for running the EA function as there are opinions about the topic. This chapter provides a brief introduction to the following topics:

  • Setting the EA charter
  • Staffing the function
  • Sample job descriptions
  • Management metrics

These topics are provided as representative samples of how the EA function can be managed within a business or agency. There is no "best way" to organize the EA function. There are, however, some management principles that have worked well for many organizations, ...

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