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Do enterprise architects work for IT or the business or what?

March 1, 2011 No Comments

Who’s the boss?

At a recent confab, Forrester Research VP Gene Leganza provided some interesting speculation about the evolution of enterprise architecture. InformationWeek’s Charles Babcock reports on Leganza’s statements:

“Currently only 4% of enterprise architects report to a business executive, a chief operating officer, or chief executive officer, for example, as opposed to 43% that report to the CIO and 12% that report to the CTO, Leganza said. But even that 4% is a new phenomenon. If anything, he expects it to grow much larger.”

That’s because businesspeople will increasingly be relying on their own IT approaches — involving social networks, smartphones and computers — and less on their IT departments:

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