Enterprise Architecture for Connected E-Government: Practices and Innovations: Practices and Innovations

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Saha, Pallab
IGI Global, Jun 30, 2012 - Computers - 591 pages

Enterprise Architecture is the inherent design and management approach essential for organizational coherence leading to alignment, agility, and assurance. Structured Enterprise Architecture approach is often used to plan and implement efficient and effective transformation efforts. However, the strongest driver for Enterprise Architecture is to improve service delivery and overall performance within the organization's business segments.

Enterprise Architecture for Connected E-Government: Practices and Innovations addresses the gap in current literature in terms of linking and understanding the relationship between e-government and government Enterprise Architecture. Within this broader context, the focus is specifically on uncovering and comprehending the relationship between government Enterprise Architecture and connected government. Perfect for Government CIOs, IT/IS Managers, Chief Architects, Analysts and Designers seeking better, quicker, and easier approaches to respond to needs of their internal and external customers.


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Connected Government as the New Normal
Section 2
A Problem Oriented Enterprise Architecture Approach Applied to Wicked Problems
The Power of EA Taxonomies in Enhancing Portfolio Visibility and Optimising Decision Making
Section 3
Integrating Agency Enterprise Architecture into GovernmentWide Enterprise Architecture
Government Enterprise Architecture
National Enterprise Architecture Framework
Architecting for Connected Healthcare
An Approach to MultiAgency and IntraAgency Unification with Enterprise Architecture Driven eGovernment in South Africa
An Architecture Driven Methodology for Transforming from Fragmented to Connected Government
Moving towards the Connected Transformational Government
Enterprise Architecture for Personalization of eGovernment Services
IT and Enterprise Architecture in US Public Sector Reform
Section 5
Assessing the Value of Investments in Government Interoperability

Towards WholeofGovernment EA with TOGAF and SOA
Enterprise Architecture in Countries with Volatile Governance
Section 4
A Case Study in the Emergence of Coherence through Cultural Change
WholeofEnterprise Approach to Government Architecture Applied for Implementing a Directive of EU
The Role of Services in Governmental Enterprise Architectures
An Investigative Assessment of the Role of Enterprise Architecture in Realizing EGovernment Transformation
A Public Economics Approach to Enabling Enterprise Architecture with the Government Cloud in Belgium
Addressing the US Federal Government Financial Crisis
Compilation of References
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Dr. Pallab Saha is with the National University of Singapore, Institute of Systems Science (NUS-ISS). His current research, consulting and teaching interests include Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Governance. Dr. Saha has published three books, Handbook of Enterprise Systems Architecture in Practice; Advances in Government Enterprise Architecture; and Coherency Management Architecting the Enterprise for Alignment, Agility and Assurance. His books are widely referred by practitioners and researchers around the world, making it to the Top Seller list in 2008 and 2009. His papers have been translated and published in Korean, Russian and Polish. Dr. Saha is the primary author of the Methodology for AGency ENTerprise Architecture (MAGENTA) and Government EA Guidebook for the Government of Singapore and has led them to international prominence. They are available in IDS Scheer s ARIS Toolset. He is a recipient of the Microsoft research grant in the area of Government EA supported by the UN and the World Bank. He consults extensively and has provided consulting services to the Ministry of Defence, Defence Science and Technology Agency, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, Integrated Health Information Systems, IP Office of Singapore, CPF Board, SingHealth, Governments of Oman and Kazakhstan, and Great Eastern Life Assurance among others. He has been invited as a distinguished speaker to the World Bank, Carnegie Mellon University, UN University, The Open Group, Microsoft, SAP Labs, Denmark IT Society, Korea Institute for IT Architecture, IEEE, SGGovCamp, Nanyang Business School, IIM Bangalore, Governments of South Australia, Jordan, UAE, Macau, Korea, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Bangladesh, Nepal and several Singapore government agencies. His work has been featured and cited by the UN, WHO, United States DoD, Carlsberg and The Open Group and has contributed to the World Bank s EA Guidelines for Vietnam and Bangladesh. Featured as an Architect in the Spotlight by the Journal of EA he has been an external examiner for research degrees to the University of New South Wales, a Visiting Researcher to the UN University, an expert reviewer to the ACM Enterprise Architecture Tech Pack and an invited guest faculty to the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. Earlier, as Head of Development he has managed Baxter's offshore centre in Bangalore. He has had engagements in Fortune 100 organizations in various capacities. Dr. Saha holds a Ph.D in Management (Information Systems) from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and has received the best research design and best thesis awards. He is an alumnus of the MIT Sloan Executive Program. He can be contacted at pallab@nus.edu.sg. [Editor]

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