Organizations need to manage change better than ever. Business can only move rapidly if the underlying technology architecture is flexible, data is used to efficiently unlock and use insights, and security standards are rigorously maintained.
This Enterprise Architecture (EA) maturity model assessment template will help you assess where you stand on this important journey. It is also easily customizable so you can deploy it for your own practice.
The assessment is based on an elegant and easy to understand maturity model that the US Department of Commerce developed. They called it the Architecture Capability Maturity Model (ACMM).
(read about maturity models in general here)
As in all capability maturity models fashioned after the SEI CMM, there are 5 levels in this enterprise architecture (EA) maturity model assessment:
There were originally 9 dimensions of measurement. We have added a 10th one for “data”. In todays insights driven world, it is worthy to have data as it’s own dimension so that it gets the right attention.
The 10 dimensions are:
When you take the assessment, the model shows you an overall level, as well as where you call on each of the dimensions.
Here are the results by dimension:
The maturity model can be used in multiple way:
The model should only be used to assess your current state and set goals to improve your maturity as applicable. It should not be used as a comparison tool between organizations because each situation is unique.
Go ahead and give the Enterprise Architecture (EA) maturity model assessment template a spin. Email address will be required to see results.
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