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February 11, 2016

Business Capabilities: How to win the digital age with a common language for Business & IT

In the digital age the role of technology shifts from supporting processes of the business strategy to the key factory of strategy execution itself. Information Technology helps that customers receive their shirt ordered online the next day, it helps that they can read their newspaper during their commute on an iPad and that the invoices for these services are processed without friction. As a result, the challenge how to bridge the gap between strategy and execution in IT becomes much more pressing.

February 10, 2016

Why your data is more secure in the cloud than in your data center

If you ask in a conference hall with 100 people who thinks that he or she is an above than average car driver, more than 75 hands will shoot up (or more if there are mostly men). Clearly, here is something wrong with the numbers. This phenomenon is a cognitive bias called above average effect – and it appears in many areas. Could it be that also some companies need to pledge guilty for overestimating the security standards of their own data centers?

February 1, 2016

leanIX announces partnership with OneLogin

How often have you searched for your password for a SaaS solution? It seems like a small problem for the end user, but for modern IT companies, Identity Management is a central issue. Not only should it be made easy for everyone in the company to access collaborative tools like leanIX, but having a single username and password for every applications impose serious security threads for companies. Even worse, the management of employee on-boarding and leaving becomes a nightmare.

January 19, 2016

Gartner acknowledges LeanIX for lean, SaaS EA Tool

The latest Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools report by analysts Gartner included leanIX as an out-of-the-box, affordable, cloud-based EA tool especially suitable for midsize and smaller organizations.

Jörg G. Beyer, Managing Director of LeanIX, commented on the inclusion of leanIX in the report, “Of course we are very pleased and proud that leanIX was included in the report. Gartner recognizes that leanIX is a valid choice for organizations to manage their IT portfolio.

January 10, 2016

Boosting Innovation: LeanIX at Zalando Hack Week

For the 4th time Zalando conducted their annual Hack week in December: Five days of open innovation and experimentation taking place in the Berlin and Dortmund tech offices with over 900 participating employees. The Hack Week has a simple objective: For a full week, every Zalando technologist is given the opportunity to pause their daily business to pursue an idea or project that somehow contributes to their business or work culture. It was an honour for LeanIX to be invited this time to support one innovative project with a team of developers.