Enterprise Architecture Context Analysis Proposal

  • Małgorzata PańkowskaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 22)


The enterprise architecture (EA) is defined as a coherent and consistent set of principles and rules that guide system design. In the EA modelling methods, an enterprise is identified with institution, business or administrative unit. The EA development methods mostly focus on the EA internal problem visualization, as well as on the procedural and different viewpoint approaches. However, in this paper, author would like to emphasize the EA context specification. The first part of the paper covers presentation of different meanings of context in information science. Next, the discussion on the EA context in related publications is included. The third part comprises a proposal of considering EA stakeholders, principles and other information technology (IT) systems as an EA context. Finally, a short case study is included for the context visualization.


Enterprise architecture Context Stakeholder Principle Archimate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Economics in KatowiceKatowicePoland

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