Information is power in the modern world, and organizations with the most accurate and readily accessible data make the fastest decisions with the least negative impact. Making the best business decisions will positively affect the bottom line. This is something all businesses strive for. It translates into competitive advantage for the companies that are willing to invest in it. Of course, there is an investment, and often there is a slow initial start-up time, but it tends to accelerate once the initial setup activities have been accomplished.
In the next chapter you will learn more about the development of the organizational structures, objects, methods, and resources for implementing an enterprise-level information architecture, including the subarchitecture’s enterprise-level system architectures, enterprise-level data architectures, and enterprise-level technology architectures.