We are specialized in the management of business and IT landscapes. Our core competency is the handling of complex systems – in IT and beyond. We are setting sight on the big picture. As a trusted and independent partner we support our clients in creating transparency, reducing complexity, managing risks, and optimizing the business IT alignment. Our services are focused on three main areas:
Establishing EA Practices
Creating your core competencies
We put you in a position to develop target landscapes based on a thorough analysis of your business model, to define adequate standards, and to govern projects accordingly. To achieve this, we implement practice-proven processes and tools.
Enterprise Architecture Office
Expanding your operating range
We extend your architecture team or project. Our experienced architects support you by taking over critical tasks like target architecture planning, transformation project management or the completion of architecture reviews.
IT Governance / IT Strategy
Giving clear direction
to your IT
We support you in developing adequate governance mechanisms and assist you in strategic IT management tasks (e.g., IT strategy, IT portfolio management). We help to find structures that ensure the highest degree of alignment at optimal use of resources.
In addition to our consulting services we offer a number of standardized products. These products bundle our experience on certain special topics, thus making them directly reusable for our clients.
Compare your EAM capability to that of other organizations from the community and learn how to improve continually.
Strategy to Principles
Our proven approach for managing the architecture in line with business and IT strategy and enhancing architecture quality.
EAM Health Check
The standardized check-up for EA practices. Detect weaknesses easily and in a reliable way and derive appropriate actions.
EA Communication Kit
The toolkit for effective EA communication. Good practices for selling architecture to different stakeholders.
The personal skills and know-how of the individuals managing or dealing with business and IT architectures count among those factors that are of crucial importance for the overall success of an EA practice. Our academy provides a diverse set of courses that allows you to develop your skills systematically and keep your knowledge up to date. All instructors speak from experience and make practice orientation a key aspect of our courses. In fact, our training curriculum spans various areas related to architectural work, with courses at different levels of proficiency. The following public training courses in English language are currently open for booking:
Learn about the methodology of the TOGAF® framework and apply it to practice effectively.
Learn about the building blocks of business architecture management and apply these to practice.
Learn the ArchiMate® language and how to apply it to practice effectively.
Learn how to communicate EA artifacts to different stakeholders in an appropriate and memorable way.
When it comes to EA matters, we are the go-to partner for more than 50 organizations from across all industries including retail, media and entertainment, financial services, insurance, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, mechanical engineering, travel and tourism, energy and public services. Our clients include DAX companies, medium-sized companies, and the German Federal administration.
EA Consulting / EA Office
| by Dr. Christian Schmidt