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A Method for Enterprise Architecture Alignment

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Practice-Driven Research on Enterprise Transformation (PRET 2012)

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Business and ICT strategic alignment remains an ongoing challenge facing organizations as they react to changing requirements by adapting or introducing new technologies to existing infrastructure. Enterprise Architecture (EA) has increasingly become relevant to these demands and as a consequence numerous methods and frameworks have emerged. However these approaches remain bloated, time-consuming and lacking in precision. This paper proposes a light-weight method for EA called LEAP and introduces a language for EA simulation that is illustrated with a detailed case study of business change currently being addressed by UK higher education institutions.

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Clark, T., Barn, B.S., Oussena, S. (2012). A Method for Enterprise Architecture Alignment. In: Proper, E., Gaaloul, K., Harmsen, F., Wrycza, S. (eds) Practice-Driven Research on Enterprise Transformation. PRET 2012. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 120. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31134-5_3

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