The Office of Information and Technology (OIT), Architecture and Engineering Service (AES) published its VA Enterprise Architecture (VA EA) Third Quarter FY21 Release on July 16, 2021.Read More →
The Business Domain describes VA’s capabilities, business functions, processes, organizations, laws, regulations, policies, and directives that are exercised to accomplish the agency’s mission.Read More →
Enterprise Design Patterns (EDPs) are automated cloud and security-based re-usable code templates that can be used to improve efficiency and effectiveness and provide solutions to recurring technial problems.Read More →
The Department of Veterans Affairs VA Technical Reference Model (VA TRM) is the authoritative inventory of software products and standards approved and disapproved for use within VA.Read More →
The VA Enterprise Architecture (VA EA) website is a portal to a wealth of valuable information about the IT capabilities that serve the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) business operations, capabilities, systems and services. The VA EA high level operational concept graphic, Veteran’s Journey, depicts an efficient and integrated architecture that brings together various data and information “domains” and makes them available to decision-makers operating within the Strategic Planning, Investment Management, Portfolio Management and Solution Design processes. VA leadership, staff and stakeholders can access this authoritative information and utilize it to help improve service delivery, increase interoperability and make better use of resources.
VA EA Business Concept Diagram
The VA EA is an evolving entity that is built through an ongoing collaborative effort between the Agency’s business and technology communities and the Architecture and Engineering Service (AES) within the Demand Management Division (DMD), Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO), Office of Information and Technology (OIT). The evolution of the VA EA can be seen by visiting the VA EA Release Evolution page. As Agency goals, priorities, business needs, and plans change, the VA EA is updated to maintain its relevance as a transformation tool and authoritative information resource. The latest VA EA changes and updates are summarized in What's New."
The Architecture and Engineering Service welcomes your thoughts and ideas. Please contact us regarding how we can improve the VA EA to better serve our Veterans and beneficiaries, as well as those who support them.