April 1, 2019
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Where Do You Need Enterprise Architects

To become an Enterprise Architect, typically it requires a combination of acquiring relevant experiences, the right skillsets and understanding the various roles in both Business & IT which includes the mastery of dealing with human beings more than with computer machines.
June 12, 2018

How can CXOs drive digital transformation success? 90% say retraining is the key

Established companies are finally becoming more digitally mature, but that maturity also brings gaps in leadership and skills, according to a Tuesday study from MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte Digital.
June 12, 2018

Customer Experience (CX) – the biggest driver of Digital Transformation

Today’s marketers are placing the ‘customer’ at the front and center of all its processes as key to sustaining and growing the brand and business.Customers are more demanding than before.
June 12, 2018

Video: Digital Strategy and Customer Success

We catch up with Lex De Visser from Microsoft on customer management, digital transformation in the manufacturing and agriculture spaces. Great content related to handling customer success and customer journeys while better understanding your business.
June 12, 2018
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Did I became an successful Solution Architect by earning the CITA Associate Certification?

Participating the CITA-A course with the Solutions Architect specialization, was clearly an comprehensive experience. On top of that, the exam based on the course and all its pages of study material, was another comprehensive piece to master.
June 12, 2018

Best Enterprise Architect Certifications

Enterprise IT architect certifications appear most often at the apex of certification programs, where less than 1 percent of IT pros ultimately ascend.
May 14, 2018

The CIO’s Approach to Business Strategy

CIOs must position information and technology at the heart of the overall business strategy.The CIO of a large renewable energy producer does not create an “IT strategy.” Instead, he contributes to the overall business strategy of the organization. But getting to this point was a considerable journey.
May 8, 2018

IDC reveals secrets of success and top KPIs in digital transformation

A major new global study from IDC reveals both the main drivers of digital transformation as well as the biggest barriers to it.
April 17, 2018

Digital EA Framework & EA Notational Language In A Nutshell

If you are using the TOGAF® standard in developing Enterprise Architectures, you could consider using the ArchiMate® language, is a modeling language that is designed from the ground up to support modeling Enterprise Architectures that are well aligned with your organization’s strategy. This workshop will provide opportunity to expose participant with pratical knowledge on applying ArchiMate to model EA framework.
April 10, 2018

Competency Development for Digital Transformation

Digital enterprise architecture (EA) can help to bridge the gap between strategies and realisation, driving business goals to achieve long term sustainable digital transformation, or DX.
April 9, 2018

Why So Many High-Profile Digital Transformations Fail

In 2011, GE embarked upon an ambitious attempt to digitally transform its product and service offerings.The company created impressive digital capabilities, labeling itself a “digital industrial” company, embedding sensors into many products, building a huge new software platform for the Internet of Things, and transforming business models for its industrial offerings
March 8, 2018

The Importance of Enterprise Architecture For Business Transformation : Lesson Learned

In a 2016 blog for The Open Group, we described what really happens when IT is run like a business based upon our recent work at SKF, where we work as Enterprise Architects and IT Strategists
February 7, 2018

​Tech jobs: Why Enterprise Architect is New Secret Weapon

Technology might be the underlying constant across all business areas but that doesn't mean the benefits of IT are widely understood. Evidence suggests organisations need a new generation of enterprise architects who can engage with the business and help their companies make the most of data in a digital age.
February 7, 2018
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12 Reasons to Get a TOGAF Certification

TOGAF or “The Open Group Architecture Framework” is a developmental method used by enterprises to plan and design their IT architecture. The first version of TOGAF was started in 1995 and was based on the Technical Architecture Framework designed by the Department of Defense (DoD).
January 25, 2018

How To Be An Enterprise Architect

To become an Enterprise Architect, typically it requires a combination of acquiring relevant experiences, the right skillsets and understanding the various roles in both Business & IT which includes the mastery of dealing with human beings more than with computer machines.
January 4, 2018
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4 Reasons That Architecting For Change Is Critical For IoT

Over the past 40 years, technological change has proven highly disruptive to virtually all global enterprises. From computers and networks to e-commerce and mobile devices, companies have been forced to quickly adapt or experience the pain that comes with being a follower.
January 4, 2018

Enterprise Architecture And Digital Transformation: A Framework For Success

Enterprise architecture (EA) is a framework that defines the structure and operations of an organization through enterprise analysis, design, planning and implementation. Midsize businesses, enterprises and government agencies use EA to guide themselves through business, information and technology changes necessary to execute strategies.
January 4, 2018
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BEYOND TOGAF® CERTIFICATION

Achieving the TOGAF® certification is a significant milestone for over 70,000 Enterprise Architects around the world. And rightly so: the TOGAF standard, an Open Group standard, is one of the most widely-adopted Enterprise Architecture certifications. But for the best, learning never stops.