Enterprise Architecture

Strategy, Consulting, and Optimization Services

Optimizing IT to Reduce Complexity, Increase Agility, and Improve Business Performance

Your company’s enterprise IT architecture is critical to achieving your company’s vision. Today’s demands require an architecture that is highly scalable, agile, flexible, and cloud-ready. Whether you could use some expertise for fine-tuning your current architecture, or you need assistance with a complete overhaul, our team is here to help.

Our Enterprise Architects help companies navigate the chaos, improve performance, and achieve their visions.

They assist with the creation, maintenance, and management of IT architecture models and their components. Leveraging expertise in both business and IT, they work with stakeholders across the organization—ranging from C-level executives, and departmental managers, to IT staff and subject matter experts—to gain a deep understanding of business strategy, processes, goals, and visions. They help companies:

  • Create a holistic view of their information assets, systems, data, and processes
  • Identify and expose information assets needed to meet business objectives
  • Break down silos wherever possible
  • Find ways to reduce the complexity across systems and processes
  • Define systems, tools, and processes required to achieve company goals

In addition to solving problems around an organization’s current needs, our Enterprise Architects always have an eye on the future. They ensure that the business, applications, data, and systems are aligned with technology and governance strategies, policies, and standards. They put plans in place to make sure the overall architecture is maintained in a cohesive manner, and that security and quality concerns are properly addressed.

Furthermore, they help to inform a range of business improvement activities by interpreting, using, and applying information contained within the IT architecture. Through multiple models, they can show how current and future needs will be met, and help to future-proof the business as much as possible.

Benefits of leveraging our Enterprise Architecture Consulting Services include:

  • Greater visibility into technology across the business
  • Increased agility and efficiency
  • Improved alignment between business and IT
  • Reduced risk
  • A stronger foundation for innovation
  • Accelerated performance

Enterprise Architecture Services

Our Enterprise Architects can assist your organization through a variety of services, including:

Planning and Strategy

  • Engaging with various stakeholders and leaders across the organization to derive requirements
  • Recommending enterprise architecture strategies, processes, tools, standards, and methodologies
  • Assisting in the design, development, and maintenance of the Enterprise Architecture
  • Researching and identifying solutions to meet technical requirements and business needs
  • Providing guidance on leveraging IT to transform business operations and gain competitive advantages

Implementation and Management

  • Creating, managing, leveraging, and maintaining technology architecture models to reflect business strategies and goals
  • Implementing and directing technology architecture activities

Governance and Effectiveness

  • Ensuring new models and processes adhere to standards and meet requirements
  • Identifying ways to improve IT capabilities to support future goals
  • Identifying risks and analyzing potential impact on the enterprise and on achieving objectives
  • Identifying ways to reduce costs and inefficiencies across business and IT

Optimization and Support

  • Sharing best practices and lessons learned
  • Motivating and inspiring others across the organization to adopt and capitalize on new technologies

Enterprise Architecture Skills and Experience

Our Enterprise Architects have experience across a variety of areas including:

  • IT Strategy and Governance
  • IT Quality Management
  • IT Infrastructure Design and Planning
  • Business Analysis
  • IT Project Management
  • IT Risk Management
  • IT Financial management
  • Systems Architecture
  • System Design
  • Software Development
  • IT and Data Security
  • IT Operations

Connect With Us

Our team is here to help with your enterprise architecture needs. Contact Lightwell today and we’ll put you in touch with the right individual to assist you.