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Enterprise data architecture (EDA) refers to a collection of master blueprints designed to align IT programs and information assets with business strategy. EDA is used to guide integration, quality enhancement and successful data delivery.
EDA is part of the overall enterprise architecture, which has several integrated aspects, including hardware, applications, business processes, technology choices, networks and data.
The EDA model is comprised of different layers that provide a strong foundation for strategic endeavors, such as:
Enterprise data architecture is explained mainly by models at four different levels:
EDA advantages are as follows: