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EA in transition: Guide to keeping up with disruptive technologies

Last updated:September 2013

Editor's note

Enterprise architecture's primary goal, from an IT perspective, is to align application capabilities with business requirements. In the past, this goal was inhibited by monolithic application structures -- think mainframes -- that can't easily be transformed as business needs change. Today, the disruptive technologies of social media, mobile applications and cloud are driving businesses to revamp traditional enterprise architectures to accommodate them, as well as the social-mobile-cloud application makeovers currently needed.

1Keeping up with changes in enterprise architecture

Disruptive technologies are among the key forces changing the enterprise architecture landscape. The following is a collection of articles outlining some of the major drivers to be aware of.

2Must-know EA terms

This glossary provides common terms related to enterprise architecture.

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