(January 19, 2018)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #3 | 2018


A CIO cannot do this work on their own -- they need a trusted lieutenant. And that lieutenant is the Enterprise Architect. Experts point out how the role of the enterprise architect is evolving from the traditional TOGAF-trained architect, who links the business aims and processes of an organisation to its IT strategy to the EA that helps translate between business need and technological innovation.  Which one is your company looking to hire? 

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(January 18, 2018)

Artificial Intelligence - Expert Systems

As enterprises got comfortable with the terms artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data in 2017, 2018 will be the year that organizations begin architecting a roadmap for implementation.

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(January 17, 2018)

adidas CIO Michael Vögele Shares His EA Insights at EA Connect Day

Dressed in fashionable sportswear, adidas CIO Michael Vögele welcomed all physical attendees, and a virtual attendee calling in from the United States to the fourth annual EA Connect Day 2017 taking place at the adidas global headquarters in Bavaria. His riveting speech in front of 230 attendees touched on many highlights like benefits of shifting from a waterfall IT approach to an agile approach and encouraged attendees to measure and manage Enterprise Architecture (EA) and their services like a product line.

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(January 16, 2018)

The Era of Quantum Computing and Big Data Analytics

We as people currently produce 2.5 exabytes of data per day. What is an Exabyte? A terabyte follows the gigabyte and is equal to about one trillion bytes, or 1,000 gigabytes. Next, there is the petabyte, which encompasses nearly 1,000 terabytes. Finally, we reach the exabyte. An exabyte is equal to approximately one billion gigabytes.

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(January 15, 2018)

What Artificial Intelligence Means for Your Business - Part Two

In a previous post, we highlighted the current state of AIand explored ways to utilize AI to improve business processes. This second installment will cover the steps needed to prepare your company for AI.

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(January 12, 2018)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #2 | 2018

Welcome to 2018! 2018 brings many exciting opportunities for the business world. In an interesting turn of events, 2018 also highlights the death of long-term IT planning. Enterprise Architects have left their 5-year modeling structures and soared to the top of the coveted IT professions. Now, the entire IT architecture is following. 

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(January 11, 2018)

Customer Success at LeanIX

Customers of different industries and sizes trust in LeanIX. What they love most about the tool are the quick setup, meaningful reports, value-oriented features, and the dedicated customer success initiative.

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(January 10, 2018)

Internet of Things: Middleware

 IoT blurs the boundaries between virtual and physical objects, and enable seamless connectivity between devices, machines, and humans. Among Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Enterprise Architects should have IoT on their radar. While the world finds space in their homes for smart accessories, enterprises should look into enabling new services, business models, and reducing cost through IoT.

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(January 09, 2018)

Organize Your Enterprise with Business Capability Maps


One of the core views of enterprise architecture is a business capability matrix. Business capability modeling is a technique for the representation of an organization’s business anchor model, independent of the organization’s structure, process, team members, or domain.

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(January 08, 2018)

What Artificial Intelligence Means for Your Business - Right Now

In their efforts to deploy and apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their organizations, many companies are facing certain challenges, lack of resources and skills being among the most significant ones. This blog series will explain what AI is and explores how it can create value for your business right now, as well as the necessary steps to take, before any AI-based solution can be deployed. We will look at several use cases and success stories from different industries that show how AI is applied successfully today.

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