The information technology (IT) architecture is the enterprise system architecture of IT capability management of the IT capability system.
The architecting of the IT architecture is the responsibility of the IT architect role.
The IT architecture is a management tool used by the IT manager role to support IT management activities. The architectures are graphical representations and definitions of the IT management capabilities.
As shown in Figure 27 – IT Architecture Concept Diagram, the IT architecture includes
- procured services
- information utilization
- IT management
and is interconnected with and interdependent on the
- enterprise architecture
- business architecture
- process architecture
- information architecture
- system offering architecture
- service offering architecture
Figure 27 – IT Architecture Concept Diagram