EBA is used to design competitive structures and procedures, to leverage existing strengths and to identify investment opportunities that advance the business’s goals to push innovation. Business architecture’s the desired information is used to develop plans, make business decisions and facilitate implementations.
In practice, EBA efforts are carried out alone or as part of an enterprise architecture that focuses primarily on the digital motivated aspects of change. The Enterprise Business Architect helps organizations develop and implement an overarching framework for business and IT architecture.
The goal of an Enterprise Business Architect is therefore, to understand structures and principles, as well as the communication and business processes of a company. The aim is to find solutions that will enable a company to improve upon these structures, principles and processes. Optimized workflows, changes in organizational structure or solution-based approach of IT are particularly important for this. To this end, the EBA determines the needs and expectations of various individual people or teams (stakeholders) inside and outside the company.