Issues and concerns
Top-level concerns/issues addressable by e-Business architecture process.
Understand the top-level concerns and issues addressable by the e-Business architecture process.
For each perspective, a variety of issues and concerns must be addressed. Architecture provides the means to address the
concerns and issues associated with e-Business. For both new enterprises and existing ones, these issues are complex and
far-reaching, affecting not only the enterprise's immediate prospects, but its long-range viability in international
The biggest challenge faced by the architect is in the assessment of the potential for success and return on investment.
That potential is affected by performance and scalability and presents a deliberate balance of investment in the face of
loss vs. risk of failure to perform. The value of partnerships and alliances must be balanced with an organization's taste
Below are some of the major issues an architecture in e-space will contend with.
The framework presented in this course will enable you to understand the factors that influence answers to these questions
as you propose and develop solutions for your clients.