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Notes by Scott Shipp, edited by Tamara Marshall-Keim Metrics for Simplifying and Standardizing Enterprise Architecture: An Experience Report for an Oil and Gas Organization Alexis Ocampo (Ecopetrol) Jens Heidrich (Fraunhofer IESE) Constanza Lampasona (Fraunhofer IESE) Victor Basili (University of Maryland, Fraunhofer CESE) Some data about Ecopetrol S.A.
Their IT strategy is based on information. Goal: Provide reliable and secure information in real time (within 24 hours). If they can provide reliable information at the time that it is needed to make decisions, then they will benefit the company positively. Standardization and simplification of enterprise platforms is one of five components to support this overall goal. Example of a well-known method: GQM+Strategies (GQM = Goal-Question-Method). This approach connects business goals with IT/project goals. The presenters walked through how to use this method to produce a corresponding/supporting IT goal. How did they approach this challenge? 1. Took a survey.