This is often asked. To help the understanding of the audience I often use this analogy:
[2009 July 1, original post]
The Enterprise Architect is like a town planner. Solution Architect is designing the buildings in that town.
Thus Solution Architecture starts inside the boundaries defined by enterprise architecture.
With my TOGAF hat on, I would say: Top level Architecture continuum of an organization is defined by Enteprise Architecture. Principles and Artefacts and Reusable Blocks.
For those wanting more here is one more detailed and longer post ( Published Sunday, September 02, 2007 9:18 AM by Gabriel Morgan )
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