This year’s Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit in London was all about how to master the increasing complexities of digital business. With tracks focusing on Disruptive Technologies, Architecting Digital Business Platforms and Becoming an Innovative Leader as well as of course Mastering Enterprise Architecture, the summit was THE key event for EA leaders.
The North American Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit takes place on 31 May and 1 June this year. Enterprise Architects and Technology Leaders gather in Orlando, FL to discuss how digital is transforming every part of the organization. Digital business platforms are emerging as the approach to digital innovation combining five interdependent elements - ecosystem, customers, things, IT systems and intelligence.
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.
At this year’s Gartner EA Summit in London LeanIX launched its brand new iPhone app. From now on, LeanIX users have the option to access their data anywhere and to receive notifications and send comments. With our app LeanIX tapped into the trend of the event – during the opening keynote Gartner’s Dennis Gaughan and Betsy Burton were advising IT architects and IT leaders to have new perspectives on Enterprise Architecture Management. The further course of the conference confirmed our efforts to give organizations easy tools to control their digital transformation:
Gartner’s theme for this year’s summit is “Leading Digital Business Innovation and Transformation“. The agenda appeals to Enterprise Architects to become leaders of digital change, especially when it comes to creating and implementing digital strategies. Of course topics like bimodal IT, cloud and Internet of Things are playing a major role in this.
Especially when it comes to bimodal IT there have been a lot of heated discussions recently. This can be quite a contentious issue – some have good arguments why bimodal IT can be risky for organizations. Notably a two-class system is feared, in which investment in “slow IT“ is neglected. On the other side our client Axel Springer is one example showing that separating slow from fast IT can be the best way to deal with the current IT landscape – if you manage to link up both aspects.
|LeanIX MD André Christ being interviewed at the PwC event|
Several hundred organizations applied to take part in the PwC “Local to Global” Expo. In the end twelve French, German and US company from the area of Enterprise Solutions were chosen by PwC for the final, amongst them LeanIX. LeanIX Managing Director André Christ presented the LeanIX business case during the conference in the new PwC building in Berlin.