Investigating Service-Oriented Business Architecture

  • Elisah Lemey
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7221)


Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a term used in Information Management to refer to the joint design of an organization’s business infrastructure and the information technology (IT) infrastructure. EA is a major instrument to achieve business/IT alignment, i.e. the strategic and operational integration of an organization’s business and IT domains, which in turn contributes to effective enterprise governance of IT, i.e. the responsible investment in and management of IT resources such that IT delivers business value.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisah Lemey
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  1. 1.Center for Service Intelligence, Faculty of Economics and Business AdministrationGhent UniversityGentBelgium

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