What are the hottest topics today in EA, according to discussions at recent Forrester and Gartner conferences?
Analysts and customers alike say that one of the key elements of an EA solution is driving business value by extending information throughout the organization. Many of our customers are using the MEGA Suite’s dashboard capability to help them distribute the organization’s collected EA information according to each stakeholder’s perspective, providing each person with the right information at the right time.
This is also one of the key messages from Richard Winnik, our director of Professional Services in North America. Read his article in this issue, Five Keys to Agile EA. He outlines how Agile EA is easily adapted to your environment and priorities, resulting in business value for your organization.
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Customers Speak up
Procter & Gamble: Using Enterprise Architecture to Innovate, Simplify and Digitize the Organization
Listen to this Webinar, featuring Michael Fulton, Shared Services Platform Architect, as he discusses how P&G’s Global Business Services (GBS) organization is using MEGA to innovate, simplify, and digitize P&G as they drive the transformation of their business..
Do you want to contribute and share the business value EA brings to your organization?
Food for Thought
Five Keys to Agile EA
Consulting Best Practices
Enterprise architecture is used as the blueprint to describe a company’s structure and operations that helps drive change within the organization. To get the most out of your investment, EA should be efficient, effective, economical and adaptable. This is what we call Agile EA.
Interactive Dashboards to Visualize Your EA Information
Do you need real-time information on your EA key performance indicators? Would you like to extend your ability to communicate and make fact-based decisions? Are you looking for a way to deliver interactive and easy-to-read business intelligence information, along with aggregated analysis of your EA?
Where we Have Been
Take Aways from the 2012 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference
By Jacqui Gervais, MEGA International
As we’ve said in the past, an agency’s success relies largely on the technology it embraces. What are the key technology capabilities that you must embrace in order to meet your CIO’s directives? We’ve gathered our notes from this year’s closing remarks at DoDIIS 2012 from Grant Schneider, Deputy Director of Information Management and CIO at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). He spoke about the top five critical capabilities of technology in the DIA. Here they are:
Schneider encouraged members of his team to focus on right now, because it’s important to first see what you have, and then you can build what you want it to be. His advice was to develop good governance and foster collaboration before you roll out a project.
Reflections from the Gartner EA Summit 2012, London
By Lorne Clark. Head of Consulting, MEGA International – UK Operations
It has been some years since I attended the Gartner event and I was keen to see how it had progressed.
Where we Will be
Forrester Enterprise Architecture Forum EMEA 2012
Infusing Enterprise Architecture into Your Business
Infusing enterprise architecture into your business is your
The conference will emphasize vision and the business case for EA's future. Through keynote presentations, case studies, and deep-dive sessions, attendees will be exposed to the best practices for EA. The conference is aimed at showing how companies can better integrate business goals and strategy with their EA programs.
We’ll be glad to share more news about enterprise architecture in the next edition of our EA Exclusive!