A framework for producing an Enterprise Architecture
Guidance for developing and using an ea
Guidance for managing ea activities
Provide guidance to the department and its bureaus in developing ae that:
Support the roles of the Treasury Chief Architect and the Treasury CIO Architecture Champion in guiding the full spectrum of EA development and management in Treasury
Establish overall goals for Treasury-wide EA development
Support effective EA governance across the Department
Guide the Treasury bureaus and offices in satisfying OMB and other federal requirements
Support Treasury bureaus and offices in implementing their EAs based on their individual priorities and strategic plans.
Information processing activities shall comply with applicable laws, orders and regulations
Business objectives must be well defined before initiating information technology decisions
Total business value is the primary objective when making information technology decisions.
Enterprise architecture is an integral part of the investment management process.
Architectural decisions shall maximize interoperability and reusability
Enterprise architecture must take advantage of standardization to fulfil common customer requirements and to provide common function.
Treasury information technology organizational should collaborates to share information, data and infrastructure required by the business units
Business and information technology requirements should adopt commercial off-the-shelf technology where appropriate rather than customized or in-house solutions.
Information and infrastructure are vital assets that must be managed, controlled and secured
Enterprise architecture must be consistent with departmental guidance and strategic goals.