In the previous installment of this series, we detailed a few top traits that Enterprise Architects of the future should have to bring measurable value to their enterprises. This last installment includes more traits, and actionable tips on how to develop and implement said traits.
The enterprise architect (EA) profession is making major waves. The demand for the EA skillset is up an astonishing 26% from 2016, making it the fastest growing sought-after skillset in technology. A recent KMPG study reports that big data, analytics, business analysis, and enterprise architecture are the most in-demand or fast-growing skills - yet six in ten respondents consistently report a technology skills shortage.
How can you sharpen your skills and become a highly valuable EA of Tomorrow? Follow this blog series to learn the five most important traits that high performing EAs of tomorrow must possess. The series will also cover actionable tips on how to develop and apply said traits.
The Enteprise Architecture profession has come a long way. Previously EAs were expected to silo hoardes of data and produce exhaustive 5-year plans full of rigid, and often times confusing conceptual models. With the agility and DevOps movement on today’s IT management best practice, old EA mentalities are forced into obsolescence.