Enterprise Architecture for Innovation Realization and Sustainability

Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


We live in a world of changing business environments, competition, mergers, acquisitions, and evolving economic climates. Innovation for the sustainability of global enterprise is a must. There is no shortage of ideas; IBM launched ten new IBM businesses, following an online collaboration of 150,000 global participants (IBM Innovation Jam® 2006). Innovative organizations can still fail at implementation. Lack of business capability, process maturity, vision, and leadership plays a significant part in innovation failure. This paper describes a model for successful innovation realization, leveraging The Open Group’s Enterprise Architecture framework (TOGAF® v9.1). A framework through which an enterprise can mature, develop its innovation capabilities and support innovation sustainability.


Innovation Sustainability Framework ADM TOGAF Governance Capability Global Enterprise Maturity Risk Collaboration Ideas Creativity Culture Leadership Vision 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ARTeFACT Business Transformation INC.OakvilleCanada

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