Handbook Of Enterprise Systems Architecture In Practice

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Enterprise architecture (EA) is the organizing logic for a firm's core business processes and IT capabilities captured in a set of policies and technical choices. Handbook of Enterprise Systems Architecture in Practice provides a comprehensive and unified reference overview of practical aspects of enterprise architecture. This Premier Reference Source includes a complete analysis of EA theory, concepts, strategies, implementation challenges, and case studies. The impact of effective enterprise architecture on IT governance, IT portfolio management, IT risks, and IT outsourcing are described in this authoritative reference tool. Researchers and IT professionals will gain insights into how firms can maximize the business value of IT and increase competitiveness.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599041896
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 11/24/2010
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Table of Contents     vi
Foreword     xv
Preface     xx
Acknowledgments     xxv
Frameworks and Methodologies
A Synergistic Assessment of the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework against GERAM (ISO15704:2000)   Pallab Saha     1
Extreme Architecture Framework: A Minimalist Framework for Modem Times   Phil Robinson   Floris Gout     18
Discovering and Modelling Enterprise Engineering Project Processes   Ovidiu Noran     39
Enterprise Architecture Framework for Agile and Interoperable Virtual Enterprises   Tae-Young Kim   Sunjae Lee   Jeong-Soo Lee   Kwangsoo Kim   Cheol-Han Kim     62
Activity-Based Methodology for Development and Analysis of Integrated DoD Architectures   Steve J. Ring   Dave Nicholson     85
Business Process Modeling as a Blueprint for Enterprise Architecture   Joseph Barjis   Isaac Barjis     114
Enterprise Architecture in the Singapore Government   Tan Eng Pheng   Gan Wei Boon     129
Governance and Management
Understanding and Communicating with Enterprise Architecture Users   Steven Thornton     145
Improving Stakeholder Communications and IT Engagement: A Case StudyPerspective   Gail L. Verley     160
The Role of Change Management in IT Systems Implementation   Ron S. Kenett   Sebastiano Lombardo     172
Managing Enterprise Architecture Change   Tim O'Neill   Mark Denford   John Leaney   Kyle Dunsire     192
Transformation and Value Realization
Architecture-Driven Business Transformation   Chris Lawrence     207
Maturity of IT-Business Alignment: An Assessment Tool   Nel Wognum   Fan Ip-Shing     221
The Integrated Enterprise Life Cycle: Enterprise Architecture, Investment Management, and System Development   Frank J. Armour   Chris Emery   Jonathan Houk   Stephen H. Kaisler   John S. Kirk     237
Promoting Netcentricity through the Use of Enterprise Architecture   Supriya Ghosh     253
Implementation and Deployment
Enterprise Architecture as an Enabler for E-Governance: An Indian Perspective   Raghunath Mahapatra   Sinnakkrishnan Perumal     272
Federated Enterprise Resource Planning Systems   Nico Brehm   Daniel Lubke   Jorge Marx Gomez     290
A Networlf-Based View of Enterprise Architecture   Bala Iyer   David Dreyfus   Per Gyllstrom      306
Enterprise Architecture by a Small Unit in a Federated Organization   Roger Sliva     320
The Syngenta Architecture Story   Peter Hungerford     331
The Use of GERAM for Design of a Virtual Enterprise for a Ship Maintenance Consortium   John Mo     351
Information Systems Architecture for Business Process Modeling   Michel Spadoni   Anis Abdmouleh     366
Technology and Service-Oriented Architecture
Enterprise Architecture within the Service-Oriented Enterprise   Scott J. Dowell     382
A Fundamental SOA Approach to Rebuilding Enterprise Architecture for a Local Government after a Disaster   Zachary B. Wheeler     400
Business Networking with Web Services: Supporting the Full Life Cycle of Business Collaborations   Diogo R. Ferreira     419
Enterprise Integration Architecture for Harmonized Messaging   Dat C. Ma   Belinda M. Carter   Shazia W. Sadiq   Maria E. Orlowska     434
About the Authors     455
Index     466
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