Architecture Vision Architecture Vision describes how the new capability will meet the business goals and strategic objectives and address the stakeholder concerns when implemented.
The purpose • The Architecture Vision provides a first-cut, high-level description of the Baseline and Target Architectures, covering the business, data, application, and technology domains.
Inputs • Business principles, business goals, and business drivers
Steps • Establish the Architecture Project • Identify Stakeholders, Concerns, and Business Requirements • Confirm and Elaborate Business Goals, Business Drivers, and Constraints • Evaluate Business Capabilities • Assess Readiness for Business Transformation • Define Scope • Confirm and Elaborate Architecture Principles, including Business Principles
Scope • The breadth of coverage of the enterprise • The level of detail required • The partitioning characteristics of the architecture • The specific architecture domains to be covered • The extent of the time period aimed at • The architectural assets to be leveraged
Develop Architecture Vision • Solution concept diagram • Value Chain diagram
Outputs • Architecture project description and scope • — Overview of Architecture Vision • — Architecture project plan and schedule • Draft Architecture Definition Document