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.
to developing a pragmatic, feasible enterprise architecture plan, supported by all stakeholders, that reflects business needs as well as strategy
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
The pandemic has changed the rules of the game: how businesses run, how their data and analytics work, and how to identify and react to new risks. Identification of data that is considered reliable for setting and adjusting plans is more important than ever. Certain business outcomes can no longer be predicted or applied with older forecasting methods which puts pressure on businesses to quickly adopt a more agile, data-driven approach.
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Remove friction to boost success, for customers as well as employees: that’s the core of ‘effortless experience’. But what does that mean for your enterprise architecture and software infrastructure? Which tools should you use, and how should they interact? How can data move through the organization in a way that empowers employees and delights customers? Software architect Wim Meerschman sketches out an elegant and powerful solution.