Architecture Segment

A part of the overall EA that documents one or more lines of business, including all levels and threads.

Artifact

An EA artifactAn EA artifact is a documentation product, such as a text document, diagram, spreadsheet, briefing slides, or video clip. EA artifacts document EA components.... More is a documentation product, such as a text document, diagram, spreadsheet, briefing slides, or video clip. EA artifactsAn EA artifact is a documentation product, such as a text document, diagram, spreadsheet, briefing slides, or video clip. EA artifacts document EA components.... More document EA componentsEA components are those plug-and-play resources that provide capabilities at each level of the framework. Examples include strategic goals and measures; business services; information flows and data objects; information systems, web services, and software applications; voice/data/video networks,and associated cable plants.....

Business Case

A collection of descriptive and analytic information about an investment in resource(s) and/or capabilities.

Capital Planning

The management and decision-making process associated with the planning, selection, control, and evaluation of investments in resources, including EA componentsEA components are those plug-and-play resources that provide capabilities at each level of the framework. Examples include strategic goals and measures; business services; information flows and data objects; information systems, web services, and software applications; voice/data/video networks,and associated cable plants.... such as systems, networks, knowledge warehouses, and support services for the enterprise.

Component

EA componentsEA components are those plug-and-play resources that provide capabilities at each level of the framework. Examples include strategic goals and measures; business services; information flows and data objects; information systems, web services, and software applications; voice/data/video networks,and associated cable plants.... are those plug-and-play resources that provide capabilities at each level of the framework. Examples include strategic goals and measures; business services; information flows and data objects; information systems, web services, and software applications; voice/data/video networks,and associated cable plants.

Enterprise Architecture

The analysis and documentation of an enterprise in its current and future states from an integrated strategy, business, and technology perspective.