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1908, 2021

Digital Business: Designing For the Future, An Editorial Spotlight

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Digital Business: Designing For the Future, An Editorial Spotlight Join us for a fireside chat with the BIL-T Conference Committee, where they will reflect on takeaways from the event as well as what it means to the strategy and structure of organizations. They will also explore the role of architects in creating and transforming organizations for the future.

1908, 2021

The type of problem you are facing steers how much control you can expect by Henrik Ekstam

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The type of problem you are facing steers how much control you can expect It is a common assumption that all problems are the same, but this is not correct: Building a bridge have very little in common with raising a child. Architects work traditionally with complicated matters but are moving to a high degree into working with complex issues, in short the closer to technology the more complicated, the [...]

1908, 2021

Enterprise Cloud Transformation Patterns and Pitfalls by Peter Cumper

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Enterprise Cloud Transformation Patterns and Pitfalls Technology vendors have been promoting Cloud technology for over a decade, yet mainstream Cloud adoption varies across industries and in the public and private sector. Why is government slow on the uptake relative to the private sector and how has Cloud effected the technology and IT services supply chain? In this presentation Peter will outline his experience before and after Cloud went mainstream and [...]

1908, 2021

Architecture as an enabler of business model innovation by Terry Roach

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Architecture as an enabler of business model innovation The recent era of Digital Transformation has fueled the most significant wave of technology investment of past decade. As the hype cycle has evolved and is finally bottoming out, there has been a noticeable shift in thinking about transformation. The initial frenzy to treat it with a dose of technology, has given way to a maturing realization that: •Digital is not [...]

1908, 2021

What are the failure points of Digital Transformation (DT)? by Sunil Mysore Kempegowda

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

What are the failure points of Digital Transformation (DT)? How Enterprise Architecture can assist in increasing the success of DT. Technology is inevitable for the existence of private or public organizations. Due to the change in the procurement of technology from upfront cost, aka Capital expenditure to pay as you go, aka Operation expenditure acquisition of technology is seamless for an organization. The acceptance of social media in business, reliable, [...]

1908, 2021

Architecting Social Systems by Peter Murchland

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Architecting Social Systems This session will outline some of the distinctive elements involved in architecting social (animate) systems as opposed to mechanistic (inanimate) systems, with practical examples, that have proven to be critical to success in architecting enterprises (as opposed to architecting IT systems used by enterprises). We will explore some important terminology, key principles, helpful practices and useful reference models. An “interactive” approach will be taken, within the limits [...]

1908, 2021

Modernizing Your Enterprise Architecture Way of Working (WoW) by Scott Ambler

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Modernizing Your Enterprise Architecture Way of Working (WoW) No matter how smart we are, no matter how brilliant our strategy is, no matter how modern our models are they are all for naught if we’re unable to engage effectively with the rest of our organization. The session explores how to apply the Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit and the Architectural Thinking Framework (ATF) as a foundation for choosing a way of [...]

1908, 2021

Complex Systems: Architecting an AI Data Platform for the Pharma Industry by Raj Ramesh

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Complex Systems: Architecting an AI Data Platform for the Pharma Industry As a drug moves through its life cycle from the research lab to commercialization and distribution, it picks up a lot of data along the way. Some of this data is structured, but close to 80% may be unstructured. Also, data collected outside the clinical trial ecosystem – such as from claims, wearables, and social media – is growing [...]

1908, 2021

Can EA be Based on Business Strategy: 4 Lessons for Architects by Rod Dilnutt

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Can EA be Based on Business Strategy: 4 Lessons for Architects We commonly accept that Enterprise Architecture is informed by business strategy. This assumption is deeply embedded in our mainstream methodologies, so why do so many architectural projects go wrong at great operational and financial cost? Our research found that contrary to claims on the critical importance of the business strategy for EA, this claim cannot be substantiated which raises [...]

1908, 2021

From Strategy to Execution – Mastering the Missing Link by Mike Rosen

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

From Strategy to Execution - Mastering the Missing Link Understanding and designing business strategy and change is the first step, but statistics suggest that only about 30% of strategies are successfully executed, and most leaders agree that executing on strategy is one of the weakest links of enterprise leadership. There are many reasons for this – change is hard, culture is resistant – but also, strategy is often not articulated [...]

1908, 2021

Architecting the Future: Enterprise Architects as Practical Futurists by Tom Graves

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Architecting the Future: Enterprise Architects as Practical Futurists In every country, all of our enterprises are facing unprecedented levels of challenge and change. To help our organizations not just to weather the storm, but thrive in the new environment, enterprise architects would do well to extend their toolkit with tools from other strategic disciplines. This session provides a practical overview of some of the tools available from the futures/strategic-foresight [...]

1908, 2021

Complexity in Health IT by Brian Loomis

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Complexity in Health IT Brian will lead a discussion on what we have learned about healthcare IT (HIT) through the ongoing nCOVID-19 pandemic, focusing specifically on the changes in business model which have resulted, and changes to systems thinking that leads us to adaptable systems for future challenges. The distributed nature of typical health systems indicates a technology fragility in the face of both operational and inter-organizational stressors. How do [...]

1908, 2021

Why your Integration Strategy will Fail to Achieve Real Digital Advantage by Brice Ominski

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why your Integration Strategy will Fail to Achieve Real Digital Advantage Digital transformation means a lot of different things to different organizations. One of the biggest obstacles to creating a real digital advantage is focusing your IT architecture integration strategy into the wrong areas. We will explore some of the common traps and digital integration anti-patterns. If you miss one of these, you could outright fail to get a [...]

1908, 2021

Modern EA for Innovation and Resilience by Paul Preiss

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Modern EA for Innovation and Resilience Driving change and growth by delivering digital systems (including the people and process) is the modern architects primary purpose. In this talk we will explore systemic innovation and resilience by marrying the often conflicting notions of well-designed and quick to market innovation which ties into a full enterprise level portfolio of value streams. We will see that through the right application of competency both [...]

1908, 2021

State of Enterprise Architecture by Steve Else

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

State of Enterprise Architecture I propose to present a State of Enterprise Architecture (EA) from the Perspective of the Covid-19 Pandemic. I will include lessons learned about the existing maturity of EA itself including the lack of understanding of its potentially outstanding role for providing better-informed decisions faster across the dynamic Architecture Landscape. Not only will I highlight its need to be able to contribute to Crisis Management, but [...]

1908, 2021

Leveraging Business Architecture to Build a Resilient and Sustainable Organization by Whynde Kuehn

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Leveraging Business Architecture to Build a Resilient and Sustainable Organization What does it really take for an organization to be truly adaptable, able to operate indefinitely, and leverage disruptions as opportunities for innovation and renewal? And what do words like resiliency and sustainability really mean within a business context? This talk will explore key concepts and principles of resilient and sustainable organizations and business ecosystems, using the natural world [...]

1908, 2021

GRC and Cybersecurity: Best Practices by Jerry Sanchez

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

GRC and Cybersecurity: Best Practices Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions have been developed to improve the overall information security program for large organizations. Often these tools are not flexible enough for small and medium sized organizations. In addition, they are often detail only one point in time and don’t allow teams to visualize the current state. We’ll discuss the benefits of leveraging off the shelf project portfolio management [...]

1708, 2021

In this far reaching interview, we sit down with Heather E. McGowan

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

In this far reaching interview, we sit down with Heather E. McGowan In this far reaching interview, we sit down with Heather E. McGowan, LinkedIn Influencer on the Future of Work and author of the new book The Adaptation Advantage. We discuss topics such as what work will look like post Covid-19, what organizations need to do to be able to adapt to future challenges, and how to develop [...]

1708, 2021

Evaluating Digital Architectures by Simon Field

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Evaluating Digital Architectures This presentation will explore how architecture analysis can embrace examination of the architecture of digital services using similar techniques to those that have evolved to analyse software systems. But I will suggest that we need to look beyond the traditional Non-Functional Requirements when identifying the architecturally significant requirements that need to be examined. Using a case study drawn from the UK’s leading auto insurer, I’ll show [...]

1708, 2021

Dealing with Rapid change using Buffet Style Architecture by Mark Greville

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dealing with Rapid change using Buffet Style Architecture Exponential growth of technology change is happening, and it’s vitally important to react to it before it consumes your technology department and eventually your firm. Mark Greville will present a decision process to assist with managing rapid change. He will propose a method of public self-governance to break up complex governance structures via a modern, decentralized approach. In the process he [...]

1708, 2021

Digital Business: Design for the Future, Remember the Past by Neil Mulholland

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Digital Business: Design for the Future, Remember the Past There are many advantages of migrating to the Cloud and there has been a huge momentum built over the past two years in major corporations moving to cloud based computing. Successful migration to the cloud can mean the difference between gaining competitive advantage, or driving even more cost into the business. Keep advisors focus on the ‘Five Rs’ approach - [...]

1708, 2021

What the VUCA? – digital responses to COVID -19 by Gar Mac Criosta

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

What the VUCA? - digital responses to COVID -19 COVID-19 hit; country by country the world ground to a halt. We all became familiar with the headline stats, epidemiology became an interesting new profession. The R-number and contact tracing entered our lexicon as things we all knew about. One good if it’s low, the other something we needed to be able to do. March 21st Singapore released the TraceTogether [...]

1708, 2021

The changing role of the architect by Gunnar Menzel

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The changing role of the architect The Role of an Architect is shifting. Gone are the days when we were mainly concerned with technical aspects. To drive the digital agenda we as Architects have to become part of the business. During the presentation Gunnar will detail how they in Capgemini see the role of an Architect shifting, what it means to be an Architect and what success means. [...]

1708, 2021

The evolution of human capital management by Shera L. Haliczer

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The evolution of human capital management In this session, Shera will discuss the evolution of human capital management and what it may look like in the future, as shaped by forces such as new digital business models, innovative technology, corporation social responsibility and the physical requirements post pandemic. She will cover five key shifts that are occurring that will fundamentally change the Employment Lifecycle: Recruit, Deploy, Develop, Reward, Retain [...]

1708, 2021

Re-Imagine – Alignment of Business and Platform Architecture for Digital Innovation, Agility & Strategy Enablement by Vishal

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Re-Imagine – Alignment of Business and Platform Architecture for Digital Innovation, Agility & Strategy Enablement EA, combine design thinking and Agile to drive Strategy Enablement (aka Digital Innovation and Transformation) ”Business model and technology innovations are relentless, as each organisation must learn and experiment to develop products, services and new ways of working. EA and technology innovation leaders must use a combination of iterative, experimental methodologies to support digital [...]

1708, 2021

How Digital Business is empowered by its customers by Subramanian Gopalaratnam

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

How Digital Business is empowered by its customers – It is a reimagination of how you do business Digital Transformation is much hyped term in the last few years where there is a confusion of digitising the legacy. The actual transformation is not about continuing the same business process using technology rather redefining how you define your products and services and how do you reach your customers and contextually [...]

1708, 2021

Next Generation Digital Financial Services by Bill Genovese

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Next Generation Digital Financial Services: Accelerating the Journey to Digital Maturity In this session we will have a discussion of the evolution of financial services, and what it may look like in terms of “next generation digital financial services” delivered through innovative new business models and leveraging digital technology accelerators, to deliver ubiquitous, embedded digital financial services in our children’s lives. There are six prevalent business and technology platforms delivering innovative digital [...]

1708, 2021

Leapfrogging Towards Industry 4.0 with Digital Enterprise Map by Aaron Tan Dani

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Leapfrogging Towards Industry 4.0 with Digital Enterprise Map The essence of Industry 4.0 is interoperability, information transparency, and decentralized decision-making. Technology has accelerated business operations to help businesses staying relevant and having the digital agility to respond to changes in the competitive edge. Many enterprises are still figuring out on how to embark upon it. The message is clear, for business to forge ahead, it needs to move towards Industry [...]

1708, 2021

Architectures that support modern government scale operations by Stephen Cohen

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Architectures that support modern government scale operations Todays government architectures do more than just guide governments through technical risks or aid modernization. This session will provide a set of architectural approaches that support todays governments as they navigate complex multinational decision making, increased transparency, real time citizen involvement, and clear accountability for measurable mission and citizen outcomes. We will review some implementation patterns as well as discuss specific strategies [...]

1708, 2021

An Open Discussion of Trends – Past and Future with Stephen Cohen

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

An Open Discussion of Trends - Past and Future The panel will discus among themselves as well as engage the audience in a moderated conversation about the trends in architecture that lead us to where we are as well as those likely to lead us into the near and distant future. The panelist; Ulrich Homann, Juval Lowy, and Miha Krajl have decades of experience, been delivering architectures through decades of change [...]

1708, 2021

Increase EA’s value: Architecting for resiliency and adaptability with Dan and Yannick

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Increase EA’s value: Architecting for resiliency and adaptability Today companies are focusing on rethinking business models and accelerating digital adoption. To do this, companies need real-time access to review and adjust IT roadmaps and business capability maps, establish safe mode operating models, and provide guardrails to Agile teams that are working on projects to propel growth. This webinar will share a 4-step process companies can use to architect for [...]

1708, 2021

Multi-cloud – future of the cloud? by Ulrich Homann

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Multi-cloud – future of the cloud? The topic of multi-cloud is a core theme of customer, partner, and solution developer communities. Where are we with respect to being able to pull off in cloud computing something that has eluded the technology world throughout and across many technology dimensions (OS, Databases, runtimes, etc.)? How would one tackle the problem? The discussion will talk through myths, reality, and ways forward. [...]

1708, 2021

Business Architecture: Strategy Execution’s Secret Weapon by Brian Cameron

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Business Architecture: Strategy Execution’s Secret Weapon Failure to execute strategy is the most significant management challenge facing public and private organizations in the 21st century. In fact, according to economist Michael Porter, more than 80% of organizations do not successfully execute their business strategies! Porter estimates that in 70% of these cases, the reason is not the strategy itself, but bad execution. Most organizations have a strategy, but few [...]

1708, 2021

The New Digital Experience Supply Chain with Whynde and Charles

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The New Digital Experience Supply Chain – and How It Will Transform Everything The supply chain defined the Industrial Era. To create value it was all about optimizing how you marketed, produced, delivered, administered, and supported a mass product as you served a mass market. But in the digital era, this equation has been turned upside down. Creating value in this tumultuous time isn’t about the supply chain — [...]

1708, 2021

The Evolution of Business as Usual (and Architecture) by Oliver Cronk

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Evolution of Business as Usual (and Architecture) Even before the current challenging pandemic the world has been changing faster than we can keep up with. We have seen significant changes to “business as usual” with a forced acceleration of digital business driven by necessity. The pandemic has also reconnected many with the natural world (as much as modern civilization sometimes makes us forget - we are ourselves part of [...]

1008, 2021

Architecting for Global Good: The Role of Business and Technology, An Editorial Spotlight

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Architecting for Global Good: The Role of Business and Technology, An Editorial Spotlight Join us for a fireside chat with the BIL-T Conference Committee, where they will reflect on takeaways from the event, including trends, highlights, and what it all means for the future of our organizations and societies.

1008, 2021

Power to Connect – Combatting Digital Poverty During COVID-19 in Wandsworth by Isabel Chapman

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Power to Connect --- Combatting Digital Poverty During COVID-19 in Wandsworth Power to Connect was set up as a direct response to the COVID-19 crisis. In partnership, Wandsworth Council and Battersea Power Station launched the Power to Connect initiative with a two-pronged approach to tackle digital poverty through data vouchers and laptops. Their campaign to encourage donations of unused, working laptops, tablets, and computers was launched on April 19, [...]

1008, 2021

Your Role and the Role of Accessibility to Drive Change Through Technology by Sergio Carrilho

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Your Role and the Role of Accessibility to Drive Change Through Technology This session helps with a better understanding as to why Accessibility matters and its real purpose to drive cultural change towards inclusion. Something to be achieved across business organizations but more importantly across our society – Technology advancements are the vehicle; you can be the enabler!

1008, 2021

Business Model 2.0: Preparing For the Next Phase of Business by Michael Clark

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Business Model 2.0: Preparing For the Next Phase of Business We find ourselves at a great transition. The growth of technology is not stopping and is becoming more and more pervasive in our lives. This growth now expands beyond the walls of the organization. It's no longer about the bottom line; it now stretches to broader society and brings new actors in play, bringing new challenges for leadership teams. [...]

1008, 2021

Architecting Sustainable Solutions by Gunnar Menzel

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Architecting Sustainable Solutions Sustainability is a key subject for all of us and we, as Architects, have to ensure that new solutions are sustainable to ensure that any negative impacts are minimized. During the session, Gunnar will outline what the sustainability impact of IT is and how we can successfully design sustainable solutions.

1008, 2021

Covid-19 Telehealth Solution by Bhagvan Kommadi

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Covid-19 Telehealth Solution We have built an AI Deep Learning platform for the doctor's community and telehealth support for patients during the COVID-19 lockdown. The doctor's community interacts related to cases and triage for different patient cases. They can extend telehealth support using medical practice management solutions. Patients can order medicines online through integrated pharmacies on the platform. This AI based Deep Learning Platform has digital, voice, video, and [...]

1008, 2021

Respond, Reset, Renew for Covid Response Using Low Code/No Code Platform by Gaurav Aggarwal

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Respond, Reset, Renew for Covid Response Using Low Code / No Code Platform Respond, Reset, Renew approach required for accelerated response in current time Use of Low Code / No Code platforms to solve tough challenges for Human Impact and Global Good Success story

1008, 2021

Microsoft Services Disaster Response (MSDR) by Lewis Curtis

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Microsoft Services Disaster Response (MSDR) Come get an insider's view on how the MSDR Task Force Teams helps communities in multiple mobilizations around the world. Discover first-hand best practices from responders on the ground, what strategies they leveraged to solve unique needs, and how MSDR was able to impact these responses with technology assistance.

1008, 2021

Fighting Techlash and Fear of the Future with Michael Nelson

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Fireside chat with Michael Nelson: Fighting Techlash and Fear of the Future Techlash is a problematic obstacle for a future flourishing digital economy. General opposition to technology directly challenges the promise of a digital age of progress, prosperity and competitiveness. Techlash, this fear of the future, is gaining momentum as a generalized opposition to technology. Bans on technology adoption and stringent regulations on certain technologies are rising in [...]

1008, 2021

Using Business Architecture to Help Non-Profits Succeed by Mary and Gabriella

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Using Business Architecture to Help Non-Profits Succeed The Twin Cities Business Architecture community is using their skills to help local non-profits. This session will introduce the Architecting for Good (A4G) program using their first engagement as a case study where experienced and aspiring business architects volunteered their time to bring tools and techniques that helped them clearly articulate their strategy, get a deeper understanding of their customers, define and assess [...]

1008, 2021

Sustainable Software Systems: Meeting the Challenge of the Future by Mike

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Sustainable Software Systems: Meeting the Challenge of the Future What does ‘sustainability’ mean and how can it be applied to creating software-driven systems? What are the challenges we face when we try to create a sustainable system? How can we reach sustainability in software without incurring needless cost and complexity? Is sustainability in software a worthwhile goal? In this talk, Amundsen introduces the three pillars of globally sustainable systems: [...]

1008, 2021

Using Technology to Make Transportation Accessible for All with Lawrence and Carol

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Using Technology to Make Transportation Accessible for All Merlin Mobility and Easterseals are collaborating to use autonomous vehicle technology to increase accessibility to transportation for older adults and people with disabilities.

1008, 2021

Change the World Together with Mark

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Change the World Together A global CPG company is on a mission to transform its packaging portfolio in support of a circular economy. They’re in the midst of a multi-year sustainable design journey in developing sustainable packaging. They wanted to answer a critical question on how they can increase consumer rates of appropriate package disposal of their products. In this session, Marc McLaughlin, will take you through how this [...]

1008, 2021

Master or Servant? Are We Humans Still ‘Top Dogs’ in This Brave New World of Massive IT? with Gerben

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Master or Servant? Are We Humans Still 'Top Dogs' in This Brave New World of Massive IT? IT used to be just a tool. Humans created the tool and humans used the tool. But some fundamental changes are happening. IT makes change of organizations harder, not easier. IT, by being a gatekeeper between us and reality, is starting to strongly influence what we believe, how we interact, and even [...]

1008, 2021

Sustainable Supply Chains and Blockchain with Brice and Misha

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Sustainable Supply Chains and Blockchain Each year the world generates two billion tonnes of solid waste. Not even 50% of this waste is recycled, resulting in billions of tonnes disposed of in our oceans. Already some marine scientists claim that this waste has already killed off over 90% of marine life. How can we save our planet by moving the world toward 100% verifiable recycling? Brice and Misha will [...]

1008, 2021

Destabilizing the Global Human Trafficking Economy with John and Neil

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Destabilizing the Global Human Trafficking Economy IBM's 3 year investment in the build of Traffik Analysis Hub using AI, IBM Cloud, and a range of technologies to offer every actor the analysis they need to undermine the errant economy of human trafficking, a $150bn / year global business. Incorporating partner offering, such as the IBM i2 + TAH virtual workbench, the Red Flag Accelerator of financial typologies and risk [...]

1008, 2021

Circular Business Design with People’s Needs at the Core with Peter and Lisa

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Circular Business Design with People’s Needs at the Core In a world of looming resource scarcity and rapid change in consumer behavior there is a strong need for existing business to transform, from linear to circular. At IKEA we are in a continuous dialogue with the many people in order to understand how we can stay relevant with our offers and how we best can be a partner in [...]

2807, 2021

The Facebook Phenomena: A Fireside Chat with Steven Levy

By |July 28th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

The Facebook Phenomena: A Fireside Chat Facebook represents the controversies around Architecture for Global Good: The Role of Business and Technology. In this BILT opening fireside chat, Brice Ominski and Steven Levy (author of Facebook the Inside Story) will discuss “one of the most complicated, dramatic and polarizing stories” in our time: Facebook. Its unprecedented reach as a truly global platform, its idealism and audacious terrifying mission provide lessons for [...]

2303, 2021

The Future Role of IT Architects by Paul Preiss and Brice Ominski

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: March 11 – Radical Innovation|

The Future Role of IT Architects Join Paul Preiss and Brice Ominski for an informal survey of radical innovation and the IT architect’s role.  They discuss the importance of business model innovation and the increasingly important role IT architects need to play in decision making.  Being a successful IT architect means being able to understand the business from a technology perspective.  They look at the changing roles of [...]

2303, 2021

Panel about Using Crowdsourcing to Drive Radical Innovation

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Top Speakers|

Using Crowdsourcing to Drive Radical Innovation This moderated panel discussion features innovation leaders from the public and the private sector who are leveraging the power of the crowd in order to identify opportunities for radical change, whether it's how autonomous vehicles will impact infrastructure or how blockchain can be applied at an organization. Speakers from Graybar, IOHK, and the Virginia Department of Transportation will talk about the challenges [...]

2303, 2021

Innovating for the Next Phase of Industry and Society by Michael Clark

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: March 11 – Radical Innovation|

Innovating for the Next Phase of Industry and Society Business has historically been seen as predictable, iterative movements, keeping pace with shareholders and market demands. The advent of digital pushed the focus back to the customer, innovation became a critical component, yet was often still seen as a nice to have or something perceived as being seen to exist in an organization. Fast forward to today and organizations [...]

2203, 2021

Leading Change as an Architect by Kaine Ugwu

By |March 22nd, 2021|Categories: March 11 – Radical Innovation|

Leading Change as an Architect Traditionally, architects decide on the architecture and conformance of solutions to enterprise architecture. Projects often start with a comprehensive architecture document, but project managers and leads rarely perform a transparent evaluation of the project's value to the customer. This dynamic has shifted in the digital era. Most organizations now apply agile, and design thinking approaches in translating user requirements into working software. The [...]

2203, 2021

Become Indispensable: Strengthen your EA Practice by Producing Valuable Business Outcomes by Dan Hebda

By |March 22nd, 2021|Categories: March 11 – Radical Innovation|

Become Indispensable: Strengthen your EA Practice by Producing Valuable Business Outcomes Organizations have spent the past years focusing on efficiency, which meant when hit with a major disruption like COVID-19, many business processes were too brittle to quickly adapt and simply broke. During the rebuilding process, Gartner indicates that leaders must design an architecture that: enables better access to information; can augment that information with new insights; and [...]

2203, 2021

People Centric Innovation by Dr Sudeendra Koushik

By |March 22nd, 2021|Categories: March 11 – Radical Innovation|

People Centric Innovation How do we bring people rather than process at the center of Innovation ? If empathy is key to defining powerful problems human emotions, people should be leading the innovation while processes support the innovation cycle. Dr. Koushik will discuss his research on this and case studies, while using the succinct points raised as a part of my TEDx talk on how to become world [...]

1603, 2021

Organizational Transformation through Strategic Innovation by Joanne Hyland

By |March 16th, 2021|Categories: March 11 – Radical Innovation|

Organizational Transformation through Strategic Innovation Strategic innovation, the umbrella term for radical innovation, is a key driver of organizational transformation and culture change. A systematic approach for scoping emerging opportunities and reducing uncertainty is required to enable this transformation. The purpose of this presentation will be to make the case for why strategic innovation changes the game for organizations seeking growth and corporate renewal. It will also present [...]

103, 2021

Improving the Lives of Indigenous Australians by Fran Mether & James McPhillips

By |March 1st, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Improving the Lives of Indigenous Australians How can technology and organizational transformation improve the lives of Indigenous Australians and what role does Business Architecture and Human-Centred Design play in supporting this transformation? Evolve & Amplify partnered with the Australian Commonwealth Agency, the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA), to deliver an ICT strategy that was achievable, provided actionable direction and was aligned with the agency’s strategic direction and corporate [...]

103, 2021

Utilizing Digital Technologies to Transform Learning for Refugees by Ben Wilkes

By |March 1st, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Utilizing Digital Technologies to Transform Learning for Refugees Children on the Edge is a UK registered international children's NGO that works on behalf of some of the world's most marginalized children. Working in refugee camps, slums, and war zones, their focus is on the early years of a child's development with an emphasis on education. To achieve their goal of high quality service delivery in all situations, they [...]

2402, 2021

From Open Source Mindset to Mindflex – How Flexing Perceptions of OSS Can Change the World

By |February 24th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

From Open Source Mindset to Mindflex - How Flexing Perceptions of OSS Can Change the World In this session Clare explores how open source can be a way to construct alternative systems of innovation and remove some of the friction that is plaguing current efforts of "digital transformation". Open source can help build trust, promote openness and collaboration, and provide alternative pathways to get involved with technology. It [...]

2402, 2021

The Darker Side of Digital by Nathan Allchin

By |February 24th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

The Darker Side of Digital 'The Darker Side of Digital' outlines the premise that our digital tools are starting to control us, the tool users. When it comes to digital platforms how many decisions have been made for you before you get to make a choice? In today's digital age, our ability to see the boundaries of our choices is being eroded. This is not a new challenge [...]

902, 2021

Who’s Shaping Our Digital Future? A Fireside chat with Michael Nelson

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: Top Speakers|

A Fireside chat with Michael Nelson ​As we move into the digital future, there is a greater need to build policies that support and address greater digitalization. The adoption of digital business and possibly even digital government are necessary to achieve greater equality between social classes. At the same time, forces are taking advantage of the digital platform to shape our future. Censorship and media control have a [...]

902, 2021

Out with Accessibility – In with Inclusive Design by Robin Christopherson

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Robin Christopherson; Out with Accessibility - In with Inclusive Design Widely recognized as a leading expert on accessibility and digital inclusion, Robin Christopherson of leading UK tech charity AbilityNet will explore the 'mental 180' we all need to undergo when it comes to considering accessibility in this mobile-first world. Packed with practical illustrations and demos - attending this one's a no-brainer. If you've not come across him, Robin [...]

1603, 2016

Panel Discussion about Conscious Architectural Choices

By |March 16th, 2016|Categories: November 19 - Architecting for Global Good|

Panel Discussion about Conscious Architectural Choices with Oliver Cronk, Gunnar Menzel, Nathan Allchin, Mina Frost, Bianca Garcez and Chris Lockhart Architects are responsible for advising organizations on business and technology choices. The Architecture of tomorrow needs to be compatible with Conscious Capitalism (which needs to consider the triple bottom line of social and environmental concerns as well as profits). Architects therefore need to consider the wider impacts of [...]

1503, 2016

Paul Preiss interviews Jeanne W. Ross with a talk on Architecture

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: Top Speakers|

Paul Preiss interviews Jeanne W. Ross with a talk on Architecture Jeanne W. Ross conducts academic research that targets the challenges of senior level executives at CISR's nearly 100 global sponsor companies. She studies how firms develop competitive advantage through the implementation and reuse of digitized platforms.

1503, 2016

The Immersive Technology Frontier by Poppy Crum

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: Top Speakers|

The Immersive Technology Frontier We're all familiar with technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and the recent exponential increase in wearables to track our vitals, our movement, and even our sleep. The application of these technologies in our personal and professional lives is starting to become a daily occurrence for so many of us. The question being posed in this thought-provoking session by Poppy Crum, [...]

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