EAdirections Blog

Top-Performing EA Teams – A Panel Discussion

I had the opportunity last week to moderate two panels at the Troux Worldwide Conference. The first panel included EAdirections’ Tim Westbrock along with Mike Walker from Microsoft, Aleks Buterman from SenseAgility and Paul Preiss from IASA. The theme of the panel was a general discussion on characteristics of top-performing EA Teams. To begin the conversation, I asked each panelist to…
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IASA “IT Architect Regional Conference” in Austin – George Paras Presenting

“Enterprise Architecture (EA) is an immature discipline and possibly getting even more immature.  As the scope of EA extends beyond the areas that IT-centric efforts are prepared for (data, app, infrastructure), the competency, credibility and effectiveness of an EA team may decrease.  However, there are a variety of ways to increase these characteristics for EA…
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IASA “IT Architect Regional Conference” in Minneapolis – George Paras to deliver Keynote

“Enterprise Architecture (EA) is an immature discipline and possibly getting even more immature.  As the scope of EA extends beyond the areas that IT-centric efforts are prepared for (data, app, infrastructure), the competency, credibility and effectiveness of an EA team may decrease.  However, there are a variety of ways to increase these characteristics for EA…
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Future of EA as a Profession – Tim in Calgary and Michigan

I recently presented at an AOGEA chapter meeting in Michigan.  The topic they asked me to present involved my view points on the profession of Enterprise Architect.   I will also be presenting on this topic at the CEAF Meeting in Calgary on October 20, 2009. Title:  “EA Profession:  What’s Changing and What’s Not?” Enterprise Architecture…
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EA-Certified: To Be or Not To Be?

We have been getting a lot of questions on the value of Enterprise Architecture (EA) certifications in the last 6 months. There seems to have been an increase in the offerings of EA certifications. Like many elements associated with EA, such as tools, frameworks, methods, continued maturation is evident. However, EAdirections generally cautions its clients…
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