IT systems can no longer be developed in isolation, but must fit into a larger context that meets the goals of the overall business. EA defines that context and the rules and guidelines for conformance. Unfortunately, many development projects and organizations are unaccustomed to following the rules, stressing the new IT Architectural models being developed. But wait, here’s MDA to the rescue! MDA provides a standards based approach to defining enterprise architecture. Additionally, MDA tools can provide a mechanism to automatically incorporate the architecture into the development process.
This presentation will describe the concepts and process of defining Enterprise Architecture using MDA.