Architect Roles and Relationship with EA

During the IASA World Summit in New York City last week, George and I were asked to speak about the different levels of architecture and the roles of the architects that work in those levels. The presentation is below. Slide 18 seemed to generate the most discussion with the participants. Remember that we are not … Read more

EAdirections speaking at AOGEA Collaboration Event in Southfield, MI

George Paras and Tim Westbrock are scheduled to speak at the upcoming Collaboration Event sponsored by the AOGEA Michigan Chapter (Association of Open Group Enterprise Architects) on September 16, 2010 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, MI. The theme of the event is “Interoperability between various disciplines in an enterprise”.

CIO Forum in Chicago: EA Benefits Session and Panel, April 6/7

George Paras has been invited to join Leon Kappelman, Editor of “The SIM Guide to Enterprise Architecture” (a project of the SIM Enterprise Architecture Working Group (SIMEAWG)), in a session on EA benefits at the upcoming Chicago CIO Forum & Executive IT Summit to be held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center on … Read more

Hold the Date! – George Paras Keynote at Denver IASA ITARC on May 6, 2010

In a keynote presentation at the upcoming IASA ITARC Denver Event I will be discussing  the leadership challenges that many current and aspiring IT leaders face in their organizations, and how they can overcome those challenges by applying selected enterprise architecture concepts to their decision-making framework.  Not surprisingly, I advocate moving EA “upstream” within the management structure and … Read more