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The enterprise architecture program consists of various phases that the DMV will be required to followwhen developing the new CSI solution in order to attain the organizational objectives. The first phase isstrategic planning. In this first phase, the team will identify the issues at hand and the future state of theorganization as well as the requirements, principles and model. The second phase is assessing thecurrent state of the organization. In this case, the team will identify the current strategic level of theorganizations enterprise architecture maturity. It will also collect existing documents that describebusiness capabilities, technology capabilities and formal process models. The third step is assessingcompetencies in the organization. The budget mechanism and processes used in business planning andstrategic planning should be identified and redefined. The fourth step is gaining approval; the enterprisearchitecture team should provide the executives with a detailed plan and then bring the executives andbusiness experts together to develop the requirements and analyze the results. Once complete, the organization will implement the results from the strategic planning enterprisearchitecture effort to prioritize the gaps to be filled, then develop business investment plans from businesscases that result from the enterprise architecture effort and present the results to managers and
stakeholders for approval. The final step is improving and refining the requirements identified so as tomeet the future objectives of the organization.
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