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(December 05, 2016)

DevOps - Better Together

At its core, the idea behind DevOps is very simple: to tear down the walls between Operations and Development in order to create a rapid, automated process that enables the fastest possible development of software. In practice this means that Operations and Development engineers are jointly involved in the entire software lifecycle, from design through the development process to support.

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(November 22, 2016)

What you need to know about Microservices in an Infographic

We all know that an infographic is a great way to get fast information on complex topics, in this case microservices! 

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(November 22, 2016)

Interview: Valentine Gogichashvili, Head of Data at Zalando - data integration in a microservices based environment


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(November 22, 2016)

How much do Enterprise Architects earn?

The job of an Enterprise Architect is very varied. EAs do not just need to keep track of the concerns of the IT, they also need to align those with the business strategy. A good Enterprise Architect does not only have intricate knowledge of technologies but is also familiar with business issues – this is a skill set that is as much in demand as it is rare. That is why organizations are prepared to pay their Enterprise Architects well above average.

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(November 16, 2016)

Lean EAM Conference 2016 – EAM as driver of Digitization?

This year’s Lean Conference is took place in Munich on November the 15th. This is one of the major conferences addressing the issue of Lean Enterprise Architecture Management in Germany and of course LeanIX couldn’t miss it.

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(November 11, 2016)

Successful IT Integration for Mergers & Acquisitions

"Mergers & Acquisitions" (M&A) is an umbrella term for transactions in which ownership of companies is transferred or combined. This includes mergers, corporate buyouts and transfers of business. Mergers and acquisitions allow companies to grow, shrink, change their business model or boost their competitive position.

There are many reasons why one company might want to take over another. Maybe a company's assets attract the interest of another firm, or it wants access to the other company's customers. When two companies merge, there are always business and technology issues to be considered. To avoid adverse effects on business operations, the normal processes and support services must be maintained during the transition period. At the same time, IT landscapes have to be combined and all business processes integrated.

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(November 02, 2016)

Big Data: Using agile Enterprise Architecture to tame the data deluge

„We are drowning in information and starved for knowledge.“

 The volume of data available to organizations is growing exponentially; the flood of data from the internet, sensors and images holds great opportunities for the business. At the same time the greatest challenge remains to derive valuable business information from the data flows. Only 29% of architects believe that their organizations are good at connecting analytics results to business outcome, according to Forrester.

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(October 27, 2016)

Enterprise Architecture enables Internet of Things (IoT) success

The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer just the "next big thing". It not only dominated the conferences of the last few years, it has long arrived in our every day lives. Even if the majority of consumers still do not understand the term "IoT", most of them know examples of use, such as fitness bracelets and smart household goods, without realizing that these devices have something to do with the Internet of Things.

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(October 26, 2016)

When, how much and how? Answering the hardest questions in Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture Trends according to the EA Connect Day 2016

On October the 6th, LeanIX hosted the 3rd EA Connect Day at the Zalando Innovation Lab in Berlin with over 3 times as many attendees as last year.  The EA Connect Day has been a conference favored by many Enterprise Architects in the last years as it has become a venue to exchange ideas and gain new insights into modern Enterprise Architecture. 

"To see how the EA Connect Day grows from year to year, establishes itself as an industry event of the enterprise architecture scene and brings together an ever increasing number of innovative heads is something very special for us," says André Christ, founder and Co-CEO of LeanIX.

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(October 17, 2016)

EA Connect Day 2016

With more than 100 participants, LeanIX establishes a day solely for the international IT Architecture Scene

On October the 6th, LeanIX hosted the 3rd EA Connect Day at the Zalando Innovation Lab in Berlin with over 100 attendees! IT Managers, Enterprise Architects and DevOps Experts from around the world came together to listen to top-notch experts and share their opinions. As the conversations were very interesting so, we would like to give you a summary of the event as well as a quick recap of the speakers. 

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Jörg and André share the vision that business software needs to change drastically in order to unlock the full potential of IT in companies. In January 2012 they founded leanIX to realize this. Both founders have deep experiences in IT Management in multiple industries and market-leading companies

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