EAdirections Blog

Podcast available for “Architecture’s Scope Extends Beyond the Enterprise”

As I mentioned in my last post, I was part of a panel discussion at last month’s TOGAF event in Toronto. The podcast is now available at Interarbor Solutions, while the transcript can be found at BriefingsDirect. I would like to thank Dana Gardner of Interarbor Solutions for moderating and producing the discussion panel and…
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George Paras – SITPforum in Minneapolis

I will be visiting Minneapolis on August 19 as the guest speaker at the SITPforum.  This is an interactive, executive round-table session beginning with refreshments at 4 PM.  I’ll be leading a discussion on “Aligning Business and IT” with a focus on IT Strategic Planning, EA and Portfolio Management with side discussions on any aspect of those…
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Business Architecture vs. IT Architecture

We are finding Business Architecture (BA) to be one of the most misunderstood but high-profile interests of business executives, CIOs and enterprise architects alike. They are asking questions like: • Is BA the key to enabling business transformation through an enterprise (EA) effort? • Does everyone have a business architecture? • Is it owned and…
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Enterprise Transformation

Looking beyond the clutter of day-to-day priorities, transformation is an ever-present and fundamental driving force for the enterprise. High performing C-Level business executives commonly have a business vision for an enterprise that is bigger, better or different than it is today. This vision yields a set of transformation goals such as simplification, cost reduction, increased…
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