Hart, Douglas I.
Likarish, Daniel M.
College for Professional Studies
MS Software Engineering
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The practice of Enterprise Architecture (EA) continues to develop. Many large organizations are using EA processes and practices to help manage their complex set of integrated processes and applications. The set of integrated processes and applications required to meet their unique business requirements. Large organizations inherently recognize that an effective EA assists the enterprise to determine its desired direction. The resulting EA is then used to help manage the changes required to achieve the enterprises chosen destination. In a similar manner, Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) can benefit from EA practices. Achieving these benefits requires EA practices and tools be appropriately scaled to the size of the enterprise. My objective is to address the EA needs of SMEs by researching appropriate EA best practices, building artifacts that embrace these practices, and then evaluating these artifacts to determine how well they meet the need.
Date of Award
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Houghtaling, Brian R., "Towards a Traceable Enterprise Architecture for Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises" (2011). Student Publications. 470.