Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture: your alignment plan for strategy, business and IT

Bridge the gap between your current business needs, strategic plans and current IT landscape with our enterprise architecture approach – one step at a time.

The challenges of an evolving IT landscape

From monolithic infrastructures to ‘best-of-breed’

Since the 1980s, business IT has continuously evolved from early on-premise infrastructures to all-in-one megasuites all the way to today’s ‘best-of-breed’, decentralized SaaS solutions.

Conquering complexity

In the latter case, every aspect of the business is served by a niche solution with its own data model and restrictions. Ensuring proper communication and integration between these separate entities – for example, to create a 360° customer view – can be pretty challenging.

Redefining the role of IT

IT enables the modern enterprise to adapt to its business environment and meet (customer) expectations. Standing at the forefront of digital transformation, a solid IT landscape allows organizations to navigate internal and external changes and roll with the punches. The key? Keeping pace with the ever-increasing speed of change.

we commit
to developing a pragmatic, feasible enterprise architecture plan, supported by all stakeholders, that reflects business needs as well as strategy

Our approach

A strategic approach to and a clear vision of enterprise architecture are needed to align needs, goals and resources. While every project is unique, delaware experts adhere to a proven and tested approach that combines established best practices, cross-industry experience, and familiarity with your unique context. It includes:

  • a thorough scan of the ‘as-is’ situation and identification of pain points;
  • alignment of all stakeholders and maturity and risk assessment;
  • a global view of your enterprise IT landscape that maps your wants and needs alongside your current situation;
  • a clearly defined roadmap to move from the ‘as-is’ situation to the desired outcome.

Gain insight into your enterprise architecture needs

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Keeping track in the race for innovation

Technological innovation is almost permanent in the automotive industry. If you want to keep up, you’ll need a fast and reliable ERP service adapted to this highly competitive market. So what are the challenges and what should you consider when choosing automotive ERP software and an SAP integrator to stay ahead in the race?
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Record to Report in SAP: quality guaranteed

In the economy, few things are more important than Food supply. Monitoring quality and safety is therefore second nature to food companies. The food industry must comply with strict laws and regulations across the entire supply chain. How can you ensure watertight record-keeping?
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Recipe management in SAP: how can you benefit from it?

With food products, a consistent recipe is essential. Coca-Cola tastes exactly the same tomorrow as it does today. And a Zaans Wholemeal bread that you buy in Amsterdam is exactly the same in Groningen. This requires accurate recipe management. However, the origin of ingredients is becoming increasingly important. ERP software can help remain the consistency you aim for.
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SAP EDI: stay truly connected with the food supply chain

Smooth information exchange between ERP systems is essential, especially in the digital age. How can it help give your organization more control of the food industry supply chain? In other words: how does SAP EDI ease professionals' lives?

By: Paul van Os and Corné Spreij
 
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