How wide is Enterprise wide?

Listening to people when they say you should do stuff Enterprise wide is some scary concept.  So how wide is Enterprise wide? Well, it turns out that it is relative to your definition of an Enterprise. 

If you do one Enterprise Architecture for the whole, then Enterprise wide for the thing in question would cover all uses of the thing within the whole.

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If you do Federated Enterprise Architecture then Enterprise wide for the thing in question would cover all uses of the thing within the specific federation in focus.

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If you do Project Enterprise Architecture  then Enterprise wide for the thing in question would cover all uses of the thing within the specifik project in focus.

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If you do Mission Enterprise Architecture  then Enterprise wide for the thing in question would cover all uses of the thing within the specific mission in focus.

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The important issue here is to understand that Enterprise wide is a reachable goal.

Oh, by the way I do think that an Enterprise in relation to all things Enterprise Architecture can be defined as Webster so aptly put it.

This was about 27 minutes of running, late at night.

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