Enterprise Architecture Planning

Enterprise Architecture Planning

Epiphaneering Enterprise Architecture consultants are knowledgeable in the Zachman, FEAF, TEAF, DoDAF architectures and base their planning activities on the Spewak Enterprise Architecture Planning (EAP) methodology. Epiphaneering recommends, among other things, strategy prioritization, integration, and alignment, during every phase of the requirements capturing process.

Enterprise Architecture Planning Overview


Data Architecture

Application Architecture

Technology Architecture

Planner (Scope)

List of Business Objects

List of Business Processes

List of Business Locations

Owner (Enterprise)

Semantic Model (Model of Enterprise Objects)

Business Process Model

Business Logistics Model (e.g., types of facilities at locations)

Designer (Information Systems)

Logical Data Model

Application Architecture

System Geographic Deployment Architecture

Subcontractor (Detailed Specification)

Physical Data Model

Systems Design

Technology Architecture

Subcontractor (Detailed Specification)

Data Definition Library

Programs / Supporting System Components

Network Architecture

Effective Enterprise Architecture planning for technological growth must move rapidly, produce clear output, and provide a context from which more detailed planning evolves. Epiphaneering utilizes the following successful practices to accomplish this:

  • Establish a visible EA Program Management structure
  • Specify the EA Scope and plan the EA Activities
  • Leverage Thought Leadership
  • Link the EA with the Capital Planning process (CPIC)
  • Manage EA Change
  • Communication and Education