EAdirections Blog

EAdirections ComSpark 2018 Panel Participants

EAdirections will be participating with some of our fellow IT Ally experts in a panel discussion Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at 9:30 entitled “Future Proofing Your Business” at the Manor House in Mason, OH. We will be discussing several aspects of what it takes to “future proof” a business.  While many companies continue to think…
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EAdirections Tenth Anniversary Observations

Through ten years of working with dozens of companies, we have seen a lot of good and some not so good developments related to Enterprise Architecture. In recognition of those 10 years, those dozens of companies, and continued success, we would like to share them with you.
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Tim Westbrock to present Value of EA at AEA Ohio Chapter Meeting August 20

I will be joining the Ohio Chapter of the Association of Enterprise Architects at their meeting on the Ohio State University campus August 20th from 6-8 PM.  I will be exploring the topic of “The Value of EA” from 2 dimensions.  The first dimension is the value that comes from the Enterprise perspective vs. the…
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Enterprise Architecture and Strategy – Calgary EA Forum October 22, 2013

I once again have the pleasure of speaking with the friendly and enthusiastic EA community in Calgary, this time on the relationship between Strategy and Enterprise Architecture.  With EA gaining traction within the business community there is a whole new audience seeking to understand that relationship.  EA practitioners are being called upon to  explain, and…
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Tim Westbrock to speak at Building Business Capability Conference November 13, 2013

I am very excited about my next speaking opportunity.  I will be speaking at the Building Business Capability conference in Las Vegas, November 13, 2013.  The event runs from November 11-15 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.  The event has five tracks, including a track on Business Architecture, which is the track in which…
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George Paras and Tim Westbrock featured guests on A&G Webinar Nov. 16

Join George and Tim for a webinar on November 16, hosted by A&G Magazine.  We’ll also be joined by special guest Dave Baker, a longtime friend and industry colleague from PwC. We’ll review the findings from the A&G 2011 Year-End Survey, discuss trends we see shaping the role of enterprise architect going in to 2012, and…
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Tim Westbrock to Speak at IT Leadership Forum, Dec. 13, in Atlanta

Join Tim at the IT Leadership Forum, Dec. 13, in Atlanta, sponsored by alfabet. Tim will be presenting “Expanding Enterprise Architecture into the Business.” The ultimate promise of Enterprise Architecture has always been the alignment of business and IT strategies, activities, assets and direction.  In order for EA to bridge the gap between the desired…
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Thanks to Troux for a Great Event

George and I participated in the inaugural Troux Worldwide Conference two weeks ago in Austin, TX.  We felt that it was a wonderful collection of interesting speakers, spirited debate, and professionalism among peers.  While many events sponsored by a vendor can be dominated with tool demonstrations and sales presentations, Troux’s program was full of thought-provoking presentations from…
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