This diagram of Enterprise Architecture Challenges depicts three enterprise architecture challenges. EA's purpose, goals, and disciplines are sound, but the practice has fallen short of expectations. According to some, the fundamental reason why EA has failed is that businesses do not see its value for three key reasons. Enterprise architects are expected to be business and technology experts. They should guide the company in making informed decisions such as technology direction, prioritizing capability areas for change, defining solutions to meet long-term objectives, formulating transition plans, and overseeing the delivery of their answers using their insights.