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Friday, March 28, 2014

USED Releases Education Enterprise Architecture (EEA) Guidebook

The United States Department of Education (USED) Race to the Top Reform Support Network released an Education Enterprise Architecture Guidebook to education agencies and service providers.  According to USED, the Education Architecture Guidebook (EEA), is a strategic framework that can provide the structure, plan and processes to achieve an education agency's vision and goals by aligning its business and program side with information technology (IT). This guidebook will help the staff members of education agencies gain an understanding of what EEA is and how it can help an agency accomplish its vision and goals. This guidebook describes the components and processes necessary to develop and implement an EEA blueprint, and walks through one example of a segment architecture approach to EEA.