Enterprise Architecture

Operationalise a business strategy on the planning and development of business structures and models to facilitate the evolution of a business to its desired future state. This involves the review and prioritisation of market trends, evaluation of alternative strategies, as well as the strategic evaluation and utilisation of enterprise capability and technology to support business requirements



Competency Area

Design and Architecture


Articulate impact of trends and alternative strategies

Identify market trends, alternative strategies and their potential implications on the business architecture

Identify gaps between the current and target business architectures

Translate the business architecture blueprint into focused action plans

Determine objectives, dependencies, resources, timelines, metrics costs and risks associated with the proposed plans and initiatives

Assess adequacy of resources, technology and capabilities available to support business requirements

Design business architecture blueprint and frameworks

Evaluate market trends in the industry or adjacent industries, including evolving customer needs and competitor offerings

Analyse gaps between current and target business architectures

Develop a business case for a new or enhanced enterprise strategy

Recommend a best-fit framework, processes and structures to support the transition toward target architecture

Develop and refine business architecture blueprints based on feedback from critical stakeholders

Spearhead processes for architecture compliance, exceptions, vitality and communications

Drive processes to supplement organisation resources and technology to support the business strategy

Evaluate business outcomes and ROI of enterprise strategy

Envision and lead the development of a future- ready enterprise architecture

Anticipate industry developments and project future trends and needs of key customers or stakeholders

Establish an effective and sustainable strategy for the business

Evaluate the viability of the organisation's architecture against current and projected market trends and alternative strategies Formulate vision for how new business strategy can fulfil stakeholder needs and priorities

Project and weigh current or future costs and value added by new business initiatives

Determine the enterprise architecture and structures required to drive the business strategy

Define architecture metrics to guide monitoring of the enterprise life cycle

Utilise current and projected resources to support future business architecture and strategy