Enterprise Architecture Principles: Literature Review and Research Directions

  • Dirk Stelzer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6275)


This paper presents a literature review on enterprise architecture principles. The results show that there are various gaps in the research literature: No accepted definition of enterprise architecture principles has emerged yet. A detailed conceptual framework is still lacking. Business principles, IT principles and enterprise architecture principles are often mixed up. Research into generic design principles is still in its infancy. Our review illustrates the necessity to conduct more research on enterprise architecture principles. We describe conceptual foundations and provide guidance for further research in this field.


enterprise architecture architecture principles design principles representation principles design rules literature review 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Stelzer
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  1. 1.Fachgebiet Informations- und WissensmanagementTechnische Universität IlmenauIlmenauGermany

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