Profession enterprise architect
Enterprise architects balance technological opportunities with business requirements. They also maintain a holistic view of the organisation's strategy, processes, information and ICT assets and link the business mission, strategy and processes to the ICT strategy.
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- Investigative / Realistic
- Legal requirements of ICT products
The international regulations related to the development and use of ICT products.
- Business strategy concepts
The terminology related to the design and implementation of major trends and aims which are taken by an organisation's executives, while keeping in mind its resources, competition and environments.
- ICT market
The processes, stakeholders and the dynamics of the chain of goods and services in the ICT market sector.
- Information architecture
The methods through which information is generated, structured, stored, maintained, linked, exchanged and used.
- Object-oriented modelling
The object-oriented paradigm, which is based on classes, objects, methods and interfaces and their application in software design and analysis, programming organisation and techniques.
- ICT architectural frameworks
The set of requirements that describe an information system's architecture.
- ICT project management methodologies
The methodologies or models for planning, managing and overseeing of ICT resources in order to meet specific goals, such methodologies are Waterfall, Incremental, V-Model, Scrum or Agile and using project management ICT tools.
- Execute feasibility study
Perform the evaluation and assessment of the potential of a project, plan, proposition or new idea. Realise a standardised study which is based on extensive investigation and research to support the process of decision making.
- Provide ICT consulting advice
Advise on appropriate solutions in the field of ICT by selecting alternatives and optimising decisions while taking into account potential risks, benefits and overall impact to professional customers.
- Review development process of an organisation
Judge, review and decide on directions of innovation and development processes in an organisation in order to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
- Perform project management
Manage and plan various resources, such as human resources, budget, deadline, results, and quality necessary for a specific project, and monitor the project's progress in order to achieve a specific goal within a set time and budget.
- Perform risk analysis
Identify and assess factors that may jeopardise the success of a project or threaten the organisation's functioning. Implement procedures to avoid or minimise their impact.
- Apply ICT system usage policies
Follow written and ethical laws and policies regarding proper ICT system usage and administration.
- Define software architecture
Create and document the structure of software products including components, coupling and interfaces. Ensure feasibility, functionality and compatibility with existing platforms.
- Collect customer feedback on applications
Gather a response and analyse data from customers to identify requests or problems in order to improve applications and overall customer satisfaction.
- Keep up with the latest information systems solutions
Gather the latest information on existing information systems solutions which integrate software and hardware, as well as network components.
- Align software with system architectures
Put system design and technical specifications in line with software architecture in order to ensure the integration and interoperability between components of the system.
- Design enterprise architecture
Analyse the business structure and provide a logical organisation of business processes and information infrastructure. Apply principles and practices which help organisations to realise their strategies, respond to disruptions and achieve their goals.
- Manage ICT data architecture
Oversee regulations and use ICT techniques to define the information systems architecture and to control data gathering, storing, consolidation, arrangement and usage in an organisation.
- Design information system
Define the architecture, composition, components, modules, interfaces and data for integrated information systems (hardware, software and network), based on system requirements and specifications.
Common job titles
- Chief enterprise architect
- Enterprise architect
- Enterprise application architect
- Principal services engr enterprise integration architect
- Director, it enterprise architecture
- Director - solution architecture