Future Proofing Your Enterprise Architecture
In this paper, Enterprise Architecture (EA) has been promoted as essential for the longevity of IT investments. EA is based on sound principles, but its implementation must address not just current business, but also how it will change in the future. If the points of change are planned for, then a future-proof IT infrastructure becomes reality. This paper looks at the key drivers of change, and how enterprise architectures can be used to address these drivers. Change in today's IT landscape is driven by three key kinds of factors: business, technological, and environmental.