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The Enterprise Architecture Blog

Serverless Computing: An Introduction

What Enterprise Architects should know

 

Enterprise Architects won't be surprised to hear that IT ranks as a key enabler of business according to Gartner’s 2019 list of the top trends impacting Infrastructure and Operations. What might surprise them, however, is the item on the list’s top spot: “Serverless Computing”.

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The LeanIX SAP PI/PO Connector: New Automation from ITARICON and LeanIX

Introducing the LeanIX SAP PI/PO Connector by ITARICON

 

ITARICON, a designer of digital solutions for integrated customer and supply chains processes, expanded the functionality of the LeanIX Enterprise Architecture Management tool to include a feature specifically for superior insights into SAP PI/PO components.

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What Digital Really Means: LeanIX at Forrester's 2019 Digital Transformation & Innovation Forum

Highlights from two presentations: "Digital Means Designing for Change" and "Funding Innovation Through Effective Portfolio Management"

 

Representatives from LeanIX offered keynote and feature presentations in Chicago this week to audiences at Forrester’s 2019 Digital Transformation & Innovation Forum, a conference hosted by the global research firm and dedicated to tech-driven business enablement.

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Giving Businesses What They Want: Data-Driven Architecture with André Christ, CEO of LeanIX


Presentation highlights from Gartner's 2019 Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit

 

Gartner’s 2019 Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit was a perfect showcase for André Christ, CEO of LeanIX, to share his perspectives on the new ways in which Enterprise Architects can satisfy the demands of modern businesses.

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New Look, Same Dedication

We have exciting news to share – LeanIX has a new look!

 

In the last few years, we have made tremendous progress as a company. We have welcomed hundreds of new customers around the globe, we have re-architected the underlying technology of LeanIX from scratch, and we have introduced countless exciting new features, integrations, add-ons, and premiered the LeanIX Store. And recently, we were proud to bring aboard our 100th employee to our fantastic team.

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US EA Connect Day 2019: Final Agenda Announced

Register for free now!

 

LeanIX’s US EA Connect Day 2019 will happen on May 30 in New York City. Space is getting very limited, so if you haven’t already reserved your all-entry pass into a conference entirely dedicated to the leading trends in Enterprise Architecture and exciting feature updates about LeanIX, we recommend doing so before it’s too late.

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Updating IT Portfolios With Enterprise Architecture Management and LeanIX

Java SE 8, Windows Server 2008 and whatever else vendors send your way

 

Oracle’s 2019 terms and agreements for commercial users of its Java SE 8 platform put Enterprise Architects on the lookout earlier than was expected for affected services in their IT network.

It’s the first Java version of many that the vendor has limited to a six-month transition cycle and grouped into its new subscription-based monthly pricing model—a stark departure from their previous offering of upfront licensing and annual support for two prior iterations of the language at a time.

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The Beauty of Choice: Configuration and Application Portfolio Management with LeanIX

Empowering your strategic approach to IT

 

How does your business define “good” Enterprise Architecture?

Rainer Bartsch, Senior Enterprise Architect for RWE Supply & Trading, asked audiences this question during his presentation on “Application Harmonization using Design Principles in LeanIX” at LeanIX’s EA Connect Days—an annual conference of ideas and technologies related to the world of Enterprise Architecture.

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Starting Conversations with Collaborative Enterprise Architecture: Data Collection and IT Inventorying With LeanIX

A proven method

 

It’s sad to say, but we’ve forgotten how to work in teams. Despite the proliferation of Kanban boards, daily “Agile” stand-ups, Google Docs/Polls and Slack, we still fail to ask the right questions at the right times to get answers to the problems that matter most.

So just imagine how difficult it is for Enterprise Architects to collect data in environments where communication channels don’t actually produce much in the way of meaningful (read: fact-driven) communication.

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Curing IT Complexity with Modern EA Management: A Customer's Journey

A lesson in organization

 

RUAG, a Switzerland-based manufacturer of technologies for the aviation, space and defence industries, needed a clear look into its IT portfolio.

After 15 years of consistent M&A and investments in new technology, their risk management efforts had become increasingly hard to manage as a result of its imprecise inventory of IT assets. In particular, it had collected a total of 17 ERP-like systems and 17 instances of SAP—the combinations of which were significantly muddying attempts to obtain a functional overview of their present and potential IT capacities.

Transparency was needed to enable further activities—and fast.

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