This article provides an analysis of how enterprise architecture (EA) promotes change and provides a framework for change management. he article first explores the reasons for organizations to change and points out elements such as technological trends and market pressures as determinant forces that foster these changes. As a preamble to the analysis of EA as a framework for change management, an introduction to the concept of change management is made by presenting several perspectives. The article concludes by recognizing EA as a force that encourages change, and the contributions that EA makes to reducing stakeholders resistance to change.
Journal of Enterprise Architecture