An enterprise architecture supports enterprise-wide information technology resource
design and provides a blueprint for hardware, software, network, and data to best
service business' needs. This course examines the theory, principles, best practices,
and common frameworks applied to development of an EA and builds on them to discuss
how to develop an EA for an organization. EA scalability, standardization, measurement,
and assessment are for different size organizations. Needs analysis provides the basis
for determining the most effective type of EA.