Does Cloud Computing Make Enterprise Architecture Irrelevant?

Date Added: Sep 2010
Format: PDF

The world of business technology is shifting to "Almost Enterprise" applications - a network of smaller, more agile applications that are often hosted remotely, as in cloud computing. With less reliance on massive, monolithic enterprise solutions, it's tempting to think that the hard work of creating sustainable Enterprise Architecture (EA) is also behind them. So, as many companies make the move to cloud computing, they anticipate leaving behind a lot of the headaches of EA. But is that how things will really play out in the real world?