Hella Niemietz

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Inappropriate communication is a major threat to enterprise transformations. While enterprise architecture (EA) models may be helpful to support communication, these models are often tailored to the needs of specialists like enterprise architects. Based on empirical data from 12 expert interviews, we analyze how EA models can become boundary objects that(More)
Enterprise Architecture (EA) is positioned as an instrument for coordinating enterprise transformation. However, existing EA approaches pay less attention to soft factors that may have an impact on enterprise transformations. The existence of different organisational subcultures is not taken into account although it is considered as significant in the(More)
We aim at understanding how cultural differences within an organisation contribute to the struggling/failure of EA guided enterprise transformations. Our earlier work, which builds on interviews with enterprise architects, suggests that communication breakdowns act as an intermediary variable between cultural diversity and transformation struggles. This(More)
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