Since the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, industry and the federal government have recognized enterprise architecture (EA) as a best practice for IT management and a top enabler of modernization and transformation goals. Through the Clinger-Cohen Act, the federal government has mandated that federal agencies and services develop and use EA for all program development, acquisition, and planning activities. EA combined with other best practices—such as CPIC, ISM, capabilities/solutions development, acquisition and supplier agreement/customer resource management, and PPBE—provides your agency with a strong business methodology for planning, operating, and managing your enterprise.
Enterprise architecture supports the management of your agency’s capabilities through the alignment of your mission, strategy, operations, systems, initiatives, investments, and business processes. By fully developing an EA, your agency will have a decision support tool that focuses on the collection of enterprise-level data to enhance your technical and operational decision making. EA cuts across organizational boundaries to enhance agency-wide portfolio management while also ensuring sound IT investment strategies.
By utilizing EA methods and frameworks, Dhara Consulting Group’s architects and system engineers help agencies transform their organizational goals into requirements that drive market objectives, and also conduct performance analysis activities on an enterprise scale to ensure that organizational assets are best employed to meet your agency’s needs.