Categories of Enterprise Architecting Issues – An Empirical Investigation based on Expert Interviews
In this paper we re-appraise a categorization scheme for enterprise architecting issues. Based on practitioner interviews we determine, whether the problem areas suggested by the categorization scheme cover actual problems encountered in practice. Our appraisal leads to a slight refinement of the scheme but shows that in general the scheme is applicable to real-life enterprise architecting. This means the proposed model can act as a map signaling potential pitfalls in enterprise architecting as well as a roadmap for enterprise architecture education needs and research directions.