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Enterprise architecture (EA) is a comprehensive operational framework that explores all of an organizations functional areas while defining how technology benefits and serves the organization's overall mission. The technological aspect of EA defines the hardware, operating systems, programming and networking solutions a business employs and how those may be used to achieve its current and future objectives.
EA includes the following components: mission, stakeholders and customers, processes, applications and infrastructure, networks, and data.
EA facilitates improvement of processes in the following ways: