Effective governance requires an essential element – enterprise architecture (EA). Enterprise architecture and governance work together to provide the operating discipline to ensure traceability from strategic business intent to the necessary capabilities that enable that intent. This approach ensures that state initiatives are aligned with overall strategy and assists state CIOs in making sound decisions for managing information-related assets, business services, supplier relationships, workforce, and effective integration and interoperability across these resources. NASCIO’s Enterprise Architecture & Governance (EA&G) program is in place to assist state CIOs in effectively defining governance, and to apply holistic enterprise architecture discipline and best practices for evaluating, planning, and implementing projects, programs, and management initiatives to utilize technology and best business practices to enhance the quality of services provided to constituents and provide programs with demonstrable benefits in a fiscally sound way.
As in the past, the EA&G forum will plan its initiatives to support and align with the NASCIO strategic plan, the Annual State CIO Survey, the NASCIO Top Ten priorities, and with current issues as they arise.
Co-Chairs: Alan Fuller, CIO, State of Utah; Jim Weaver, CIO, State of North Carolina
Staff Contact: Eric Sweden | 859.514.9189 | [email protected]