Enterprise Architecture

The County’s Enterprise Architecture, developed and maintained with the participation of technical and business unit groups, will be used as the authoritative source for County technology, information, and application architecture standards.


Rationale
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Enterprise architecture ensures consistency, enhances integration, and improves quality and cost efficiency in the design and delivery of technology solutions across the enterprise.
 

Implications:

• The County will build on industry standards to take advantage of mainstream technologies and solutions, to minimize lock-in and to make use of open standards and best-of-breed solutions in the County EA.

• County business groups must play an active role defining requirements while adopting enterprise architecture standards for County-wide benefit.  

• Business technology solutions will adhere to the County’s Enterprise Architecture standards.  

• Exceptions will be made through a managed process, based on unique business and/or technology requirements.