While many enterprise architecture teams are focussing on aligning technology with businesses, they should instead integrate the two to continuously deliver high performance, according to distinguished analyst Betsy Burton.
Burton, who has worked for over two decades at leading information technology research and advisory company Gartner, made the comments during the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit held in London in June. Burton is renowned within the enterprise architecture industry thanks to her research, including her involvement in ‘The Future of EA 2020’ project, which looks at integrating business and IT.
Burton spoke about the need to integrate business and technology instead of simply aligning technology to business. This involves not just reading and reacting to business strategies and goals, but modifying those strategies based on technical knowledge. Delegates were shown how to change traditional strategies to create attainable goals that meet expectations. (more…)