Enterprise architecture’s quest for its proper identity
March 19, 2011

This guest post comes courtesy of Len Fehskens, Vice President of Skills and Capabilities at The Open Group.

By Len Fehskens

It is my impression, from what I read and hear in many enterprise and business architecture blogs and forums, that the enterprise architecture (EA) community comprises multiple factions, and which faction you are part of depends on how you answer two questions. These are fundamental questions that I suspect many in the EA community (present company excepted, of course) have not asked themselves explicitly, or, if they have, considered why they would answer them one way or the other.

I believe the answers to these questions color the way we talk and think about enterprise architecture, and until the EA community as a whole comes to a consensus regarding their answers, we risk talking past one another, using the same words but meaning significantly different things. [Disclosure: The Open Group is a sponsor of BriefingsDirect podcasts.] Read more

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Open Group cloud panel forecasts cloud as spurring useful transition phase for enterprise architecture
February 26, 2011

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Welcome to a special discussion on predicting how cloud computing will actually unfold for enterprises and their core applications and services in the next few years. Part of The Open Group 2011 Conference in San Diego the week of Feb. 7, a live, on-stage panel examined the expectations of new types of cloud models — and perhaps cloud specialization requirements — emerging quite soon. Read more

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Infosys survey shows enterprise architecture and business architecture on common ascent to strategy enablers
February 13, 2011

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Examining the current state of the enterprise architecture profession with The Open Group’s Steve Nunn
February 11, 2011

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Cyber security top of mind for enterprise architects at Open Group conference
February 9, 2011

SAN DIEGO — The Open Group 2011 conference opened here yesterday with a focus on cyber security, showing how the risk management aspects of IT, architecture, and business stand as a high priority and global imperative for enterprises. Read more

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Three new Open Group white papers help make for a peaceful leap to cloud computing
July 27, 2010

This guest blog comes courtesy of Dr. Chris Harding, who leads the Cloud Computing Working Group at The Open Group. He can be reached at [email protected].

By Chris Harding
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Business trends in global IT markets provide new traction and value for enterprise architecture
July 26, 2010

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The state of enterprise architecture: Vast promise or lost opportunity?
July 23, 2010

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Open Group panel: Enterprise Architects increasingly join in common defense against cyber security threats
July 23, 2010

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