The enterprise architecture (EA) discipline is at once critical and subjective.
Practitioners may have difficulty explaining what they do and why their work is important to the organizations they serve.
This is beginning to change, however, with the adoption of EA platforms like erwin Evolve by Quest.
As users explain in this paper, enterprise architects are having a positive impact on many different areas of corporate IT.
Based on reviews on IT Central Station, this paper offers insights into the role of EA in building an adaptive enterprise as well as the elements that comprise an effective EA solution.