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EA & Strategy

EA Strategy

Enterprise Architecture is at the core of Shift Technologies' heritage. We are the market leaders and have brought Enterprise Architecture to the forefront across the region, with over 150 successful implementations at clients across multiple industries, geographies, and scales of operations.

Our approach to delivering Enterprise Architecture consulting services is based on pragmatism and practicality, without deviation from the basic principles. Our close ties with The Open Group provides us with the opportunities to not only be a step ahead of the curve, but to also enable us to anticipate, influence, and drive the EA agenda.

We are the leading TOGAF consulting and training provider in the region, and our strength stems from our deep theoretical knowledge combined with unparalleled practitioners' experience, supported by the leading Enterprise Architecture solution from MEGA International - this is how we bring Enterprise Architecture to life.

Our EA & Strategy services vary based on our clients' needs. Our clients have reached out to us because we have:

  • Articulated the Business Case for Enterprise Architecture
  • Established the Enterprise Architecture function within organizations
  • Implemented Enterprise Architecture Tools, Repositories, and Solutions
  • Defined the current state (baseline) Architecture across all domains
  • Designed the future state (target) Architecture across all domains
  • Operated the Enterprise Architecture office
  • Developed the IT Strategy with Enterprise Architecture at the foundation level
  • Mapped the full Digital Transformation journey based on Enterprise Architecture

Our highly experienced Enterprise Architecture team comes from various geographies, backgrounds, and organizations, and brings significant industry expertise, EA and IT thought leadership, as well as best practices to our clients. We have specialists across Strategy, Business, Applications, Information, and Technology layers who can deep-dive into your area of concern, as well as holistic Enterprise Architects who can bring the entire organization-wide picture together.

 

EA & Strategy Offerings

We have listed below the broad EA & Strategy services that we provide

  • EA Function Establishment
  • Architectures Development
  • Architecture Governance
  • EA Office Outsourcing
  • IT Strategy & Transformation
EA Function Establishment

We help organizations establish their EA function, by developing a tailor-made EA framework that addresses the needed EA Metamodel, EA Governance, EA Processes, Stakeholder Management, and EA integration within the organization. We also help our clients in developing their EA Business Case and assess the value-impact, as well as in capacity planning and build up.

Architectures Development

Development an accurate representation of your architectures across the various layers is not a simple exercise. Our specialist architects can help you manage your current-state data collection, develop the architectures, design the views and viewpoints required to visualize your architectures to various stakeholders, and help you articulate your future vision of your architectures.

Architecture Governance

Setting up and running an Architecture Review Board; Escalations to and integration with IT Governance committee; as well as EA Implementation which is the engagement in the Projects in the early stages/phases to ensure Solution Architecture alignment to the EA.

EA Office Operations Outsourcing

We also provide our EA Office Operations Outsourcing services to our clients to help them reduce the risk and overhead of managing the daily operations of an EA Office. By providing experienced, highly trained EA professionals with experience in managing not only the EA office, but also the repository and its content, our clients can ensure smooth operations of their EA practice.

IT Strategy & Transformation

We adopt an EA-driven approach while developing IT Strategies for our clients that help them truly transform. Our work on IT Strategy focuses on alignment with business, leveraging best practices, and the development of a result-oriented Operating Model for IT.