The purpose of this step is to make the investment decision and implement the changes as defined in the integrated plan. Many groups participate in this step, however, it is important to note that these groups will need to work as a coordinated and collaborative team to achieve the primary purpose of this step: to successfully implement the planned changes.
The clarification for the fields in the template is given in the Interaction template (Actant Dictionary).
|Name||Invest and execute|
|Target Outcome||A decision is made concerning the investment in the changes that were planned in Organize and plan. At the end of this step the recommendations for addressing the defined needs have been implemented. If the investment is not approved, the architect, leadership, and stakeholders return to previous steps to alter the recommendations and plans for future leadership consideration. It is important to reiterate that the integrated plans and the implementation could consist of a variety of changes to include, but not limited to, policy changes, organizational changes, technology changes, process changes, and skills changes.|
|Social actors and roles||Depending on the level of scope at which it is performed|
|Trigger or preceding interaction||Organize and plan|
|Interfaces and services||Depending on the level of scope at which it is performed|
|Inputs and outputs||Depending on the level of scope at which it is performed|
|Stores and tools||Depending on the level of scope at which it is performed|
|Further reading||Common Approach to Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA).|
Position of Invest and execute among the interactions: