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By Dr. Tim O'Neill and Liam Ryan, Avolution Software
What is your enterprise architecture style? Benchmark your understanding, skills and influence with this guide.
How many enterprise architects are there out there? In June 2020, industry standards body The Open Group announced it has certified over 100,000 people in TOGAF®, one of the most popular architecture frameworks amongst large enterprises.
Technical and enterprise architects remain some of the scarcest, most in-demand professionals globally, according to data from the largest IT leadership survey, by KPMG/Harvey Nash.
Enterprise architects have often logged years of IT and business experience and have outstanding abilities to think both structurally and strategically.
Architects tackle the role from a wide range of backgrounds. And they respond to the need to work effectively with both legacy infrastructure and processes, and the latest techniques and technology. They adapt to work in a huge range of environments, from traditional hierarchies to agile teams.
The architecture maturity levels below can be understood as a fluid grouping of approaches. The most effective architects adapt their personal style to suit their organisation and role. As they become more senior they build out their own skillset. Both their focus on, and impact of, measurable business-outcomes increases.