Enterprise Architects should have a strong understanding of TOGAF, COBIT (for governance) and be strong communicators/facilitators,
- There may be many client workshops and breakout sessions. So these people need to be able to do that comfortably and impromptu.
- They also need to be able to assess the Architecture Vision, debate the Business Architecture,
- Review the Information Systems (Data and Application) architecture and also brainstorm the technology Architecture and quickly create templates & frameworks to assess, monitor, articulate and create Architectural Artifacts.
- Build standards and then tie that into the new components that may be needed and the cost/effort connection.
- Find out how to take advantage of share point portal
- Understand and explore other applications that reside under the Business Portal
- Study and take an inventory of Applications
- Pinpoint gaps in technology environment if any
- Take stock on the quality and variety of the information that is moving around. This is centered around information quality, fidelity, etc.
- Map the relationship with other applications like “Identity Management, Security tools, etc