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The Simplified Enterprise Architecture Management Methodology for Teaching Purposes

  • Dmitry KudryavtsevEmail author
  • Evgeny Zaramenskikh
  • Maxim Arzumanyan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 332)

Abstract

Enterprise architecture allows one to describe, analyze and design a company from the point of view of its structure, functioning and goals. Both business and IT components of an organization are considered in it. Enterprise architecture management methods and technologies help companies to implement their digital strategy, establish enterprise coherence and coordinate business transformation. Teaching enterprise architecture in universities is a difficult task because of the interdisciplinary nature of the subject, its generalized character and close connection with practical experience. In addition, modern enterprise architecture management methodologies are difficult for students and contain many details that are relevant to specific situations. Although there are several methodologies and approaches for enterprise architecture teaching, they do not reflect a recent change in application scenarios for enterprise architecture – shift from business-IT alignment to enterprise coherence and business transformation coordination. The work offers a simplified methodology of enterprise architecture management, which on the one hand will be available for students’ comprehension, and, on the other hand, will allow students to understand and apply in practice the main methods and technologies of enterprise architecture. Requirements for the methodology are also collected and presented in the paper. The proposed methodology is used in several universities and demonstration of its application within the business school of one university is provided.

Keywords

Enterprise architecture Enterprise modeling Teaching Enterprise transformation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dmitry Kudryavtsev
    • 1
    Email author
  • Evgeny Zaramenskikh
    • 2
  • Maxim Arzumanyan
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Management St. Petersburg UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Financial University Under the Government of the Russian FederationMoscowRussia

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