Holistically speaking: Institutionalizing Enterprise Architecture in the Public Sector (HOPE-project) studies how Enterprise architecture approach could and should be implemented into public sector organizations in Finland and elsewhere.
Enteprise architecture (EA) is a holistic method to manage the organizationís business and business processes, information resources, and information technologies. However, establishing and implemeting EA is not easy.
The HOPE-project focused on these challenges and potential solutions through law implementation, information systems management and EA management, EA implementation, and skills and competencies points of views. It can be concluded that the challenges are multifaceted, usually not origining from EA. The solving EA challenges is an organizational change process, requiring appropriate approaches. The study has been conducted in tight co-operation with Ministry of Finance, Vantaa and Tampere cities, Gofore, Coala, and EA experts forum.