Enterprise Architecture and Government Transformation

By Beryl Bellman and Felix Rausch.

Published by The Organization Collection

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A study of mandated Enterprise Architectures change communication within government and defence agencies, and the resulting implications for how knowledge is managed, organizational business structures are realigned and cultures transformed.

Keywords: Enterprise Architecture, Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework, Department of Defence Architecture Framework, Government Transformation, Organizational Culture and Technology, Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Learning Organization

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 5, Issue 9, pp.147-156. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.977MB).

Dr. Beryl Bellman

Dr Beryl Bellman is a tenured full Professor of Communications at California State University at Los Angeles and is the co-founder of the FEAC Institute in Washington DC, which provides education and certification in the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework and the Department of Defence Architectural Framework. Dr Bellman has over twenty-five years consulting experience in communications and enterprise architecture related projects consulting to the Executive Office of the President of the United States, Forest Service, Department of Energy, Immigration and Naturalization Service, US Postal Service, US Department of State and other federal agencies; as well as was a contract consultant for Ptech, NCR, AT&T, ASK and the Digital Equipment Corporation on projects both for their internal and external customers.. He also was the Research Director of the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute in La Jolla and helped manage its School of Management and Strategic Studies. He also served on the faculties of the University of California at San Diego, State University of New York at Stonybrook and California Institute of the Arts and was a consultant in the Institute for Information Revolution Analysis at RAND where he organized the World Design Forum. Dr Bellman received his doctorate from the University of California at Irvine in 1971 in Social Science and has published three books and numerous articles in both academic journals and edited volumes, and also in industry related professional publications. He has extensive international research and consulting experience in Africa, Latin America, China, Korea and Europe.

Mr. Felix Rausch

Felix A. A. Rausch is the Executive Director of the FEAC Institute for the past 3 years. He is developing the programs for training and certification of Enterprise Architecture practitioners in the Federal and Commercial space. Felix started his career in aerospace developing a quantitative aviation safety model for the C-5A at Lockheed. He was a consultant for Booz Allen Applied Research and Westinghouse doing work for the Navy and DOT. In 1972, he joined the FCC and became an expert in managing large projects in software conversion and systems reengineering that included the first ever successful fixed price large application software conversion at the FCC. In 1979, he was responsible for transitioning ten acres of computing infrastructure, software, and people at the Social Security Administration to a new Data Center, the largest logistics and systems engineering project ever undertaken at the SSA without interruption of service and completed under budget. Back in Washington, Felix became Assistant Commissioner for Systems Integration at INS. He was the CIO at Interpol and became Deputy CIO at the White House (EOP) for four years. In 1990 he began development of the FAA National Aviation Safety Data Analysis Center (NASDAC), the first Data Warehouse in Government, before moving to Systems Engineering and taking over the missionary task of developing a National Airspace Space Information Architecture. After retiring from government, Felix was appointed as Director for Government Services at Ptech in August 1999 where he was responsible for managing and expanding the Government Solutions EA Consulting market for the Federal Government and State Government. During 2001 and 2002 he was also the Business Development Manager. Felix has an Applied Math degree from the University of Alabama and an MS in Information Science from Georgia Tech and has done graduate business courses at Loyola in Baltimore.

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