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EA in Academia Presentation

Below is a repackaged copy of my “Enterprise Architecture in Academic Environments” presentation that I gave at EDUCAUSE Mid-West Regional Conference 2008. It is packaged as a Quicktime Movie. Enterprise Architecture in Academic Environments

EA Practitioners – EA Best Practice Management

Several speakers this afternoon. Seven Traits of Effective Enterprise Architecture (EA) Speaker number 1: Mark Denne, Partner, Accenture Business Alignment – Must define its value in terms of the business measured in the business’ currency. You must show that there are savings when you do EA.

EA Practitioners – SOA Reality Check Panel

The panel is reitteratng that you cannot buy SOA in a box. It is an architecture, a long term process and transformation of the enterprise. It is beyond the scope and capability of the I.T. folks but really has to come from business leaders – the C-Level executives. What impact with the economic downturn have … Continue reading

Keynote from EA Practitioners: SOA and EA – in the real world

David Linthicum of Zapthink is speaking. http://theopengroup.org/sf2008/linthicum.html Conference materials live at http://www.opengroup.org/conference-live David Linthicum wrote, “Enterprise Application Integration” Dysfunctional architectures that are currently deployed have led to enterprise that are locked up and unable to really improve because of the complexity. The activities ahave all be driven by tactical needs not strategic needs. Enterprise Architecture … Continue reading

Enterprise Architecture as an Academic Study

From the Open Group’s Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Conference in San Francisco. I had breakfast with David Jackson from Boston university. David is working on building a consortium of business schools who will offer something like an Executive Master’s of Enterprise Architecture degree. This would be similar to Executive MBA programs in that students would be … Continue reading