The majority of shareholders generally don’t appreciate the importance and potential of architecture (technical and business), engineering and execution capabilities in today’s competitive market. Information technology (IT) at the lowest cost is the norm, not its added value.
Have you identified the IT tasks that can be set up as a ‘factory’ and realize ‘Industrialization benefits’ and more importantly, how to mitigate the risks emanating from it?
Even tough every merger and acquisition is different, there are best practices for doing it right. Knowing exactly whe you're doing it is a key first step.
Business and technology are changing faster than ever these days. How can IT departments keep up with this fast pace and take on technology change, without introducing undue risk to the business?
Enterprise architecture often means different things to different people. Here is a definition of what enterprise architecture is, or should be, how it provides long-term value to the business, and how Amazon got it just right.