I don't know your experience with this, but I always had this feeling that Enterprise Architecture is one of those things that everybody talks about without quite knowing what actually is.
I myself can be blamed about this very same thing… I have practiced IT Architecture for years at different levels and across different domains. And, despite always doing my best; learning from brilliant people and working on challenging projects, the same issues emerged over and over again. Here are just a few:
- The focus on a narrow scope wouldn't let me connect with the global picture or the ultimate vision that was driving what I was doing.