ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE - State of the Art and Challenges

Jorge Cordeiro Duarte, Mamede Lima-Marques


This paper analyzes current approaches for Enterprise Architecture (EA). Current EA objectives, concepts, frameworks, models, languages, and tools are discussed. The main initiatives and existing works are presented. Strengths and weaknesses of current approaches and tools are discussed, particularly their complexity, cost and low utilization. A EA theoretical framework is provided using a knowledge management approach. Future trends and some research issues are discussed. A research agenda is proposed in order to reduce EA complexity and make it accessible to organizations of any size.


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Paper Citation

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Cordeiro Duarte J. and Lima-Marques M. (2010). ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE - State of the Art and Challenges . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-06-5, pages 101-112. DOI: 10.5220/0002970001010112

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author={Jorge Cordeiro Duarte and Mamede Lima-Marques},
title={ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE - State of the Art and Challenges},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE - State of the Art and Challenges
SN - 978-989-8425-06-5
AU - Cordeiro Duarte J.
AU - Lima-Marques M.
PY - 2010
SP - 101
EP - 112
DO - 10.5220/0002970001010112