On a daily basis, architects activities can change quickly and dramatically requiring a broad range of knowledge, skills and tools. Competencies span across domains from technical lifecycles, portfolio management, and governance to modelling, critical thinking, and negotiation. Not to mention, proficiencies in one or more of the numerous industry standard frameworks.
Skill sets aside, architecture plays a crucial role in providing business-responsive advice and aligning business strategies with IT in the most efficient, sustainable, and agile manner – and having the right tool set just reinforces this notion.
The table below indicates the commonality and differences of priorities across members of the C-Suite and Enterprise Architecture.