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Geographically Distributed Enterprise Architecting: Towards a Theoretical Framework

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Geographically Distributed Enterprise Architecting: Towards a Theoretical Framework
Enterprise architecting is becoming critical for most modern organizations whose competitive strategies are tightly linked to the underlying information technology (IT) infrastructure. The reason for this is that an enterprise architecture takes a holistic view of the business processes and functions and the information technologies supporting them, rather than the more detailed perspectives provided with application-by-application views. Our understanding of effective enterprise architecting activities is still evolving and this practice is replete with challenges. These challenges are further compounded by the fact that organizations are often geographically dispersed. Furthermore, business processes, technology infrastructure components, information and the people involved may be distributed in different geographic configurations, making it very difficult to comprehend their organization. In this article, we make a first attempt at providing a theoretical framework to guide our thi...
J. Alberto Espinosa, Frank Armour
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where HICSS
Authors J. Alberto Espinosa, Frank Armour
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