Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture: your alignment plan for strategy, business and IT

Bridge the gap between your current business needs, strategic plans and current IT landscape with our enterprise architecture approach – one step at a time.

The challenges of an evolving IT landscape

From monolithic infrastructures to ‘best-of-breed’

Since the 1980s, business IT has continuously evolved from early on-premise infrastructures to all-in-one megasuites all the way to today’s ‘best-of-breed’, decentralized SaaS solutions.


Conquering complexity

In the latter case, every aspect of the business is served by a niche solution with its own data model and restrictions. Ensuring proper communication and integration between these separate entities – for example, to create a 360° customer view – can be pretty challenging.

customer stories

Redefining the role of IT

IT enables the modern enterprise to adapt to its business environment and meet (customer) expectations. Standing at the forefront of digital transformation, a solid IT landscape allows organizations to navigate internal and external changes and roll with the punches. The key? Keeping pace with the ever-increasing speed of change.

we commit
to developing a pragmatic, feasible enterprise architecture plan, supported by all stakeholders, that reflects business needs as well as strategy

Our approach

A strategic approach to and a clear vision of enterprise architecture are needed to align needs, goals and resources. While every project is unique, delaware experts adhere to a proven and tested approach that combines established best practices, cross-industry experience, and familiarity with your unique context. It includes:

  • a thorough scan of the ‘as-is’ situation and identification of pain points;
  • alignment of all stakeholders and maturity and risk assessment;
  • a global view of your enterprise IT landscape that maps your wants and needs alongside your current situation;
  • a clearly defined roadmap to move from the ‘as-is’ situation to the desired outcome.

Gain insight into your enterprise architecture needs


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Open, clean, innovative: the RISE of the Intelligent Enterprise

With the Intelligent Enterprise, SAP has laid out its vision for an organization with the future-proof architecture, tools and capabilities needed to truly leverage data insights. Most companies, however, are still a long way from reaching this ideal. For them, RISE with SAP is the perfect steppingstone towards long-term business transformation. Pair with a methodical approach and a trusted expert partner for optimal results.  

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Your future finance organization starts here

Through 2025, 75% of enterprises will accelerate their digital transformation plans to navigate today’s challenges, says Gartner (Gartner: Forecast Analysis: Digital Business Consulting Services, Worldwide, 14 March 2022). For you, as a CFO, this is your time to shine, as the CEO and CIO count on you to help drive change. How can you make the most of digitalization to adapt your finance office to a new world? Here’s what delaware can do for you.

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The RISE of hybrid integration platforms

‘Intelligent enterprises are integrated enterprises’ is and remains one of the headlines of SAP Integration. Since companies have made the move from all-in-one business suites to best-in-breed solutions, the importance of integration has become undeniable. But modern integration is about more than building bridges. Establishing a future-proof integration landscape requires thorough technological and business expertise, as well as powerful modern tools – like hybrid integration platforms. Here’s why. read more

Connected transformation: a quicker and effective way to change

Faced with political instability, economic uncertainty, climate change and supply chain chaos, finance teams increasingly turn to technology to be agile and act fast. Now here’s the kicker: a staggering 70% to 95% of digital transformations fail to meet their original objectives. To get your digital transformation right, a holistic approach is needed that connects technology, strategy and people. Here’s how.

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