TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Benefits

Enterprise Architecture is the Big Picture of all your Processes, Functions, Information Systems and Technology.

It provides a complete overall view of all these items, so that you can understand what you already have and plan for the future.

Benefits of Enterprise Architecture
  • Alignment of Business and IT
  • Reduction of Risk
  • Improved Services to Customers
  • Quicker Product Development
  • Common Understanding, Common Language, Common View
  • Shared Vision
  • Faster Response to Change
  • Better Strategic Decision Making
  • Synergy – Reduction of Duplication
  • Consolidated View of Business & Technology Landscape
  • Foundation for Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Improved Procurement Process
  • Increased Adaptability and Agility
Goals of TOGAF Enterprise Architecture

You can achieve following things by implementing togaf architecture, but to get the benefit, your application business has to be an enterprise business, means you need to have all bandwidth to achieve the goal, Togaf is not for startups.

  • Reduce Costs
  • Maximise ROI on existing assets
  • Drive Technology Strategy, Principles and Standards
  • Reduce Complexity
  • Eliminate Duplication
  • Enable Flexibility
  • Align IT Solutions with Business Goals
  • Enable Business Transformation
  • Synergy – Reduction of Duplication
  • Enable Compliance with Legal & Regulatory Requirements
  • Increase Customer Satisfaction
  • Increase Revenue
  • Simplify Vendor Management

Measures of Enterprise Architecture

  • Number of Processes Documented
  • Number of Processes Optimised
  • Number of Business Processes Performed
  • Number of Calls to Help Desk
  • IT Cost per Product / Service
  • Percentage Customer Retention
  • Number of Assets
  • Net Value of IT Assets
  • Usage of Compliance Information
  • Speed of Delivery of Information
  • Cost of Externally Sourced Business Services
  • Number of Outages per Domain
  • Percentage Compliance to EA Design
  • Number of Overlapping Applications
  • Number of Different Platforms
  • Number of Platforms
  • Number of Applications Reused
  • Number of Interfaces Documented
  • Percentage of Interfaces in Multiple Use