I’m participating on a good team doing the Enterprise Architecture Impact for large customer for a SharePoint/BPOs-D/Office 365 strategy. At this point, we’re seeing some critical areas to examine current and future forecasted architectural strategies.
The Enterprise Architecture analysis document is separate for the SharePoint/BPOS-D/Office 365 platform architecture plan. It’s important to separate platform architecture from the Gap & Impact Enterprise Analysis.
So we’re looking at how this platform will impact the customers various EA strategies and IT directions: (what we’re looking at at this point)
All architects want to design a perfect architecture out of complex challenges with the given technology platform. However, it’s even more that we have a positive impact on the organization’s business and technology ecosystem. Moreover, if there is a big impact (which often happens), then the organization understands it better and can forecast options for deployment.