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    Improving Government Enterprise Architecture Practice--Maturity Factor Analysis


    Ojo, Adegboyega and Janowski, Tomasz and Estevez, Elsa (2012) Improving Government Enterprise Architecture Practice--Maturity Factor Analysis. In: 2012 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 4-7 Jan. 2012, Maui, HI, USA.

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    Abstract

    Recognized as a critical factor for the whole-of-government capability, many governments have initiated Enterprise Architectures (EA) programs. However, while there is no shortage of EA frameworks, the understanding of what makes EA practice effective in a government enterprise is limited. This paper presents the results of empirical research aimed at determining the key factors for raising the maturity of the Government Enterprise Architecture (GEA) practice, part of an effort to guide policy-makers of a particular government on how to develop GEA capabilities in its agencies. By analyzing data from a survey involving 33 agencies, the relative importance of factors like top management commitment, participation of business units and effectiveness of project governance structures on the maturity of the GEA practice was determined. The results confirm that management commitment and participation of business units are critical factors, which in turn are influenced by the perceived usefulness of the GEA efforts.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Keywords: Improving Government Enterprise; Architecture Practice; Maturity Factor Analysis;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Innovation Value Institute, IVI
    Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 15872
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1109/HICSS.2012.14
    Depositing User: Adegboyega Ojo
    Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2022 14:44
    Refereed: Yes
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