(February 19, 2018)

How Application Rationalization Contributes to the Bottom Line - Part One

In today’s world, businesses with an agile IT landscape are better prepared for the inevitable changes that digital transformation creates. To keep up with the rapidly accelerating pace of business, enterprises have amassed thousands of applications in their portfolios as a result of various drivers, including strategic mergers and acquisitions, organizational changes, hardware upgrades, and the adaption of cutting-edge technology.

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(February 16, 2018)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #7 | 2018

How has digitization changed traditional business philosophies about working closely with competitors? There is now a clear perception of value in cooperating with competitors to establish pragmatic standards for innovations in the enterprise. What is embedded vision and how will it change the face of IoT?

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(February 15, 2018)

LeanIX Launches Microservices Management Add-On

As the first Software as a Service (SaaS) provider in the Enterprise Architecture (EA) market, LeanIX continues to make groundbreaking strides by adding powerful features to our award-winning portfolio. More than 70% of multinational enterprises and mid-size businesses plan to migrate to microservices within the next 12 months, and with that in mind, we’ve added a new feature to our list: a fully supported microservices management add-on.

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(February 14, 2018)

McKinsey Survey Results: IT’s Value Proposition Is Shifting Dramatically

IT departments were once only known for their business enablement and operational support. If you were locked out of your workspace, you’d call the IT department. If you needed to set up a new network, Bob from IT was at your service. Due to the impact of digitization, many analysts predict that IT departments will play a more strategic role in supporting their companies through technology-based business innovation and digital initiatives.

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(February 13, 2018)

KPMG Study: It's a Great Time to Be an Enterprise Architect

Finally, companies realize what cities have known all along - every structure that is built to last must have an architect or two paving the way. The architect drafts the blueprint, elects the appropriate materials for the particular climate, anticipates the most optimal views, and supervises the entire project from beginning to end. The architect also analyzes which new materials entering the market are fit for the project, decides which vendors to trust, and makes necessary adjustments along the way.

Enterprise Architects do the same for their organizations, by bridging the gap between business and IT.

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(February 12, 2018)

Realizing Post Merger Synergies with Enterprise Architecture - Part Three

In our final installment of Realizing Post Merger Synergies with Enterprise Architecture, we evaluate the costs of an M&A and implement planning going forward. This article continues with steps 3-4 of the five-step approach to consolidate IT landscapes. Click here for step one, and here for steps 2-3

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(February 09, 2018)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #6 | 2018

Is your enterprise architecture set up to answer the top questions of various stakeholders? Solutions Architects, Developers, and CIOs alike have questions that Enterprise Architecture can answer. We'll show you how below. 

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(February 08, 2018)

An Inside Look at LeanIX' Flexible Enterprise Architecture Management Dashboard

As LeanIX continually looks for ways to improve the user experience for our customers, we’ve just added a few additions to our award-winning software. We’ve sat down with our customers, gathered as much information as possible, incorporated the needs of various stakeholders, and applied minor updates to our software. These minor tweaks have brought about great improvements that are detailed below:

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(February 07, 2018)

The Challenges of Modernizing Government IT

As digital transformation changes the face of entire industries; the government is next on the list. Companies are taking advantage of real-time analytics, automation, machine learning and cloud-based IT services, which enables them to reduce costs, minimize risks, and gain control of costly IT sprawl.

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(February 06, 2018)

An Enterprise Architect's Influence on Application Integration

Global business processes demand that information be shared quickly and efficiently across many different software, tasks, and applications. LeanIX internal research indicates that large enterprises with more than €1 billion annual revenue have an average of 650 applications deployed at one time. The 10% largest companies have an average of a staggering 3400 applications.

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