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Enterprise architecture and enterprise transformation: Related but distinct concepts that can change the world
Open Group experts discuss relationship of enterprise architecture to enterprise transformation. Do you need EA to succeed in transforming your business or do you risk conflating two distinct concepts?
Architecture and change: The proper end is fitness for purpose
This guest post comes courtesy of Leonard Fehskens, Vice President of Skills and Capabilities at The Open Group.By Leonard FehskensThe enterprise transformation theme of The Open Group’s San Francisco conference reminded me of the common assertion that architecture is about change, and the implication that enterprise architecture is thus about enterprise transformation.
Capgemini's CTO on how cloud computing exposes the duality between IT and business transformation
We're always hooked on this idea that we’ve used technology very successfully internally, but now we should be asking the question about how we’re using technology externally when the population as a whole uses that as their primary method of deciding what they’re going to buy, how they’re going to buy it, and when they’re going to buy it.
Case study: How professional services and portfolio management helped Nottingham Trent University transform IT
We found that our processes were not really defined well enough. We really weren’t getting sign-off from the business, and the expectations were never really met. So it was clear that we were not doing something well, and we didn’t quite know what that was.
MIT's Ross on how enterprise architecture and IT more than ever lead to business transformation
If you have all the money in the world, you're not forced to make tough decisions. Architecture is all about making tough decisions, understanding your tradeoffs, and recognizing that you're going to get some things that you want and you are going to sacrifice others.
HP hybrid cloud news shows emphasis on enabling the telcos and service providers first
HP at the Discover 2011 Conference in Vienna last week announced a wide range of new Cloud Solutions designed to advance deployment of private, public and hybrid clouds for enterprises, service providers, and governments. Based on HP Converged Infrastructure, the new and updated HP Cloud Solutions provide the hardware, software, services and programs rapidly and securely deliver IT as a service.