A thought-provoking post from Brenda Michelson on the Business-Driven Enteprise Architect, including some steps for the CIO to take in order to ensure EA success, such as:
Make Room at the Table for Architecture Leadership. The architecture leader must have a seat at the CIO’s table in IT leadership and business leadership settings. The architecture leader, particularly one with an architecture background, will listen and contribute to the discussions with an enterprise architecture perspective. Don’t filter his/her information through a leader with a non-architecture focus.