Enterprise Architecture | Assignment

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Enterprise Architecture Framework Research PaperPurpose of this AssignmentThis assignment gives you the opportunity to apply your research skills, analysis, and criticalthinking skills to describe one of the enterprise architecture (EA) frameworks. This willprovide you an opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of one of the frameworkscommonly used. This assignment specifically addresses the following course outcomes:describe enterprise architecture (EA), the appropriate application of EA frameworks,and an overall ongoing EA programanalyze and examine how enterprise architecture and enterprise systems influence,support, and enable an organization's ability to contribute to strategic decisionmaking and to respond and adapt to the business environmentAssignmentSelect one of the enterprise architecture frameworks listed below:Zachman FrameworkThe Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF)DoD Architecture Framework (DODAF)Treasury Enterprise Architecture Framework (TEAF)Research and write a paper thatdescribesthe chosen framework. Your description shouldinclude theframework’s purpose, scope, principles, and the kinds of structures it uses, asappropriate to the framework. Then,explain the framework’s strengths and weaknesses.You should find atleast two examplesoforganizationsthat have used the framework andbrieflydiscuss them. (NOTE: More than two examples are required to receive all possiblepoints; see Grading Rubric below.)Your paper will be graded on both the accuracy and completeness of your description; itneeds to clearly and completely define the framework and its strengths and weaknesses.Illustrationswill enhance your paper if they contribute to an understanding of theframework.Your paper should be3-5 pagesin length (not counting any cover sheet or referencepages). The use ofat least three external scholarly resources(other than classmaterials) is required. (NOTE: More than three external resources are required to receive allpossible points; see Grading Rubric below.) You should usescholarly journals(rather thanWikipedia and authorless website postings).Remember to correctly cite and reference allsources using APA format.Grading RubricUse the rubric below to be sure you have covered all aspects of this assignment.7/8/20141
Criteria90-100%Far AboveStandards80-89%AboveStandards70-79%MeetsStandards60-69%BelowStandards< 60%WellBelowStandardsPossiblePointsIntroduction5 PointsAsophisticatedintroductionsets thestage for thepaper.4 PointsA well-writtenintroductionsets thestage forthe paper.3.5 PointsTheintroductionadequatelysets the stagefor the paper.3 PointsTheintroductiondoes notadequatelyset thestage for thepaper.0-2PointsNointroduction included.5Description ofFramework -Quality18-20PointsDescriptionofframework isclear andthoroughanddemonstratessophisticatedunderstanding of courseconcepts.16-17PointsDescriptionofframeworkis clear andcompleteanddemonstrates goodunderstanding of courseconcepts.14-15 PointsDescription offrameworkincludes themain points,anddemonstratesadequateunderstanding of courseconcepts.12-13PointsDescriptionofframeworkmay beincomplete,and/or maynotdemonstrateadequateunderstanding of courseconcepts.0-11PointsDescription offrameworkis notincludedor little ispresented.20Description ofFramework -Coverage27-30PointsSophisticated descriptioncoverspurpose,scope,principles,types ofstructuresused, asappropriateto theselectedframework.24-26PointsClear andcompletedescriptioncoverspurpose,scope,principles,types ofstructuresused, asappropriateto theselectedframework.21-23 PointsDescriptionadequatelycoverspurpose,scope,principles,and types ofstructures, asappropriate tothe selectedframework.18-20PointsDescriptionmay notadequatelycoverpurpose,scope,principles,and/or typesofstructures,asappropriateto theselectedframework.0-17PointsLittle or nocoverageof theseareas isprovided.30StrengthsandWeaknesses ofFramewo9-10 PointsStrengthsandWeaknesses8 PointsStrengthsandWeaknesses7 PointsDescription ofstrengths andweaknesses6 PointsDescriptionof strengthsand0-5PointsFew or nostrengths107/8/20142
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