Resources

Resources

What resources do you need to do your job better, boost your Enterprise Architecture career or your organization’s performance? The answer varies widely, depending on the challenge at hand. A solution to your problem or advice from within FEAPO’s Enterprise Architecture community may have the answer. Most member organizations have Special Interest Groups (SIGs) providing a collection of resources drawing on their broad experience and deep knowledge of the Enterprise Architecture.  Tap into FEAPO members and explore their benefits here.

FEAPO programs are designed to advance the Enterprise Architecture profession throughout the world. Some key resources include:

Common Perspectives on Enterprise Architecture

A foundational paper that describes the field of Enterprise Architecture and the value it brings to an organization. The focus of this paper is to provide a unified perspective of Enterprise Architecture to a wide-ranging audience, not just to the Architects themselves, but also to the people who interact with the Architects, and others who want to learn about enterprise architecture.  Download here

Taxonomy

A genre of definitions enabling more effective communications across industry practitioners. The definitions cover a range of solutions focused on application architecture, business architecture, data architecture, enterprise architecture and technical architecture. Developed by the FEAPO Taxonomy Work Group, a consortium of professional organizations and associations including the Business Architecture Guild, Business Architecture Society, Data Management Association International, International Council of Electronics Engineering, and the International Institute of Business Analysis. Download here

Guide to Careers in Enterprise Architecture

The first Guide to Careers in Enterprise Architecture provides an overview of the various architecture roles commonly recognized across most industry segments. The guide does not describe what an Enterprise Architect does, which is multi-faceted, overlapping Business, Application, Information, Technology, Security and other areas, but rather what skills Enterprise Architects are expected to possess, and how to hire and develop them. Download here