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Best practices to define Business Capability Maps


This Poster helps you create the perfect business capability map for your organization.

The Cost of Self-Made EA

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Software and hardware projects account for a significant portion of the annual IT spend - 31% and 37% respectively. As innovative enterprises are continually searching for ways to cut costs, business leaders will often opt for using a cheaper yet unfit tool over professional solutions. While it...

How Application Rationalization Contributes to the Bottom Line - and a Guide to Do it

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In today’s world, businesses with an agile IT landscape are better prepared for the inevitable changes resulting from digital transformation. To keep up with the rapidly accelerating pace of business, enterprises have amassed thousands of applications in their portfolios as a result of various...

The complete overview of enterprise integration patterns


his poster gives you an overview of the most important enterprise integration patterns, message flows, and integration projects.

Integration projects help design and implement integration solutions. See the most common integration projects for your IT Architecture, Business Architecture or other...

How NORMA Group uncovered significant rationalization potential in its global application portfolio

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NORMA Group is a recognized leader in Engineered Joining Technology solutions, with more than 60 years of manufacturing and product-development experience. NORMA Group employs around 7,400 employees which support its global network of 29 manufacturing facilities and numerous sales and...

An Enterprise Architect´s guide to machine learning

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"We are in the early stages of a 10-year cycle which machine learning is morphing from a lab curiosity to a rich, pervasive technology value-add." - Phillip Harpur, Technology Analyst.

Over 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. The current output of...

The Enterprise Architect of tomorrow

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An Enterprise Architect’s (EA) role is elaborate and extremely dynamic. They can deliver great value by cutting cost and complexity by aligning IT concerns, technology tools, and strategic business goals. EAs previously produced exhaustive 5-year plans consisting of excessive amounts of...

Transforming Enterprise Architecture For Digital Empowerment

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There’s no question that digital transformation is the hot buzzword across both IT organizations and C-suites today. It’s so hot, in fact, that all the other tech buzzwords of the day – cloud computing, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain, containers – are all themselves...

Re-invent your IT with a lean Enterprise Architecture framework


This poster gives you an overview of the LeanIX Data Model.

A lean and agile data model is key for Enterprise Architects, IT Architects, Business Architects or others. These strive to see the whole picture, not only focusing on business capabilities, data models or just one particular component....

How to re-invent your IT Architecture


The Presentation on 'IT Modernization in Action: How to re-invent your IT Architecture' was held by LeanIX Co-CEO André Christ at the Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit in London on 14 June 2017.

Find out how LeanIX completely re-invented their entire IT architecture....

Mastering the GDPR with Enterprise Architecture

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The EU-GDPR is coming, will you be ready for 2018? A current Gartner study shows that around 50 percent of all organizations will not fully meet the new EU Regulation by the end of 2018.

In order to ensure that your company is successfully prepared for integrating the GDPR, you will need exact...

LeanIX ServiceNow Integration


The LeanIX ServiceNow Integration makes expert IT management information available for everyone, helping you to

  • reduce IT incidents
  • integrate data siloes
  • increase productivity
  • make decisions based on real-time business and operations data

The ServiceNow platform focuses on operations, whereas...

Artificial Intelligence Survey Report 2017


LeanIX, in collaboration with "Rethink! IT Europe ", the leading IT event across Europe, published a study on the use of Artificial Intelligence. Over 140 high-ranking CIOs and IT decision-makers from leading European companies participated in the survey.

Find out how Artificial Intelligence...

What Artificial Intelligence means for your business and Enterprise Architecture

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In their efforts to deploy and apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their organizations, many companies are facing certain challenges, lack of resources and skills being among the most significant ones. This white paper explains what AI is and explores how it can create value for your business...

GDPR Readiness Survey


The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR (Regulation EU 2016/679) is a regulation of the European Union introduced to improve and unify personal data protection of individuals within the European Union. It enters into application in May 2018.

Based on input from our clients we created an...

Business Case calculator tool for Enterprise Architects


If you are working as an Enterprise Architect, there have probably been several times in your career where you had to justify the invest in the tools you use, projects you do or even the mere existence of your team. While the value of Enterprise Architecture is intuitively clear to many people,...

How HAWORTH accelerates global growth with a joint information platform for business & IT

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Haworth operates in 126 countries, serves 650 dealers and has one vision: to create beautiful, effective and adaptable workspaces. Haworth’s office concepts combine modern design principles and latest science to sustainable workspace solutions.

The company has experienced tremendous growth over...

Enterprise Architecture Success Kit

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Everything you need for a flying start and long-term success

Here at LeanIX we have created some helpful ideas on how to get started with your Enterprise Architecture practice. In this e-book you will learn how to:

  • sell the value of next generation Enterprise Architecture in your organization
  • ...

Handelsblatt article about LeanIX


Each week the Handelsblatt presents young and aspiring entrepreneurs. It takes a look at the personalities, the business model, and the financing.

The founders André Christ and Jörg Beyer came up with the idea for their business during their time together at the logistics specialist DHL. They...

How Enterprise Architecture Management paves the way into the Cloud

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“In 2020, a No-Cloud policy will be as rare as a No-Internet policy today”

As a part of digital transformation clouds offer a lot of business-enabling benefits and opportunities. Increased time to market due to shortened development cycles, ability to scale at demand, dramatically increased...

Realizing Post-Merger Synergies in your IT Application Landscape

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Imagine the following scenario: Two companies join forces in a “merger of equals”. Both companies have branch offices at the same locations and do very similar business; the purpose of the merger is to significantly increase their market shares in a single sweep. After the due diligence phase...

How to implement TOGAF with LeanIX


TOGAF is one of the most popular EA frameworks today and many organizations consider it to be the de facto standard. In this webinar, renowned EA Specialist Juha Mylläri, will look at how LeanIX can be used to support Enterprise Architecture Management with TOGAF.

TOGAF provides a toolkit of...

Reshape your IT with 24 key Enterprise Architecture Views


This Poster gives you an overview of 24 types of key Enterprise Architecture Views you need to have for your business.

Viewpoints are great to focus on particular points of your IT Architecture, Business Architecture or other. These viewpoints are determined by the concerns of the stakeholder....

Modernizing IT for a Digital Era with Microservices


A microservices architecture is not a new style of building large scale enterprise applications. Companies like Netflix and Amazon have implemented a microservices architecture to deliver successful products over the last few years.

But is a microservices architecture right for your...

DevOps: Adding velocity to IT

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In recent years, DevOps has conquered the IT world by storm and substantially changed software development. It affects how companies develop, deploy and monitor software and operate applications as well as the underlying infrastructure.

But what exactly is DevOps? Historically, developers (Dev)...

Microservice Study: Beyond agile: It is time to adopt microservices


LeanIX conducted a survey among more than 100 high-level IT professionals on the usage of microservices at big European and American companies because we were curious on how (or if) this technology was being used and the hurdles they had to battle. While we do know that microservices are...

Best Practice Business Capability Maps


In order to successfully compete with other companies on market, every organization leader must clearly answer certain questions:

  • What exactly are we doing to implement our business strategy?
  • How are we doing that?
  • Why will it work?

The first question is usually a good starting point. The...

How to adapt to the digital age with DevOps


This poster shows in a nutshell how to easily adapt to the Digital Era with DevOps.

DevOps is the way modern enterprises can confront the radical changes in technology and its business objectives. Agile methods are the key to this challenge.

You will learn about the path to DevOps adoption and...

Business Capabilities: How to win the digital age with a common language for Business & IT

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In the digital age the role of technology shifts from supporting processes of the business strategy to the key factory of strategy execution itself. Information Technology helps that customers receive their shirt ordered online the next day, it helps that they can read their newspaper during...

Digital transformation: A case for lean Enterprise Architecture Management

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The digital transformation provides chances and challenges for companies of every size. Successful companies realize that it is far more than an IT topic. More than ever, it becomes indispensable to create transparency on the relation between business and IT.

Enterprise Architecture Management...

Microservices — What an Enterprise Architect needs to know

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Rapidly accelerating digitalization is forcing many businesses to rethink their architectures. To meet the constantly growing expectations of technology- savvy customers, companies must ensure that their products are available on all digital channels and as quickly as possible.

One way to reduce...

Lean Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM)


This poster shows in a nutshell how a lean Enterprise Architecture approach can help respond to the challenges of the digital age. It visualizes the three driving factors that change corporate IT: Small, agile teams that allow companies to break the error-prone, plan-build-run process of large...

Modernizing IT for a Digital Era with Microservices


This poster shows in a nutshell how to easily modernize your IT for the Digital Era with Microservices.

A Microservice architecture can cut down monolithic applications into small parts that can be developed independently by agile teams and operated dynamically.

You will learn about the benefits...

12 Steps to a better IT for your Company


This poster was stimulated by an article from McKinsey & Company about “Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy” in May 2013. In many cases companies which are not prepared for such a potential future will struggle. And IT plays a vital part...

Best Practice Technology Stacks for small, medium & large companies


CIO, CTOs and IT managers face the challenge to manage hundreds, or in some companies thousands of technology products. In order to cluster technology in a meaningful way, we use the Technology Stack at LeanIX. IT Components (Technologies) are assigned to a specific Technology Stack and...

[EA Connect Day 2016] Data Integration with Microservices - Zalando


Valentine Gogichashvili, Head of Data Engineering at Zalando Tech shares what Zalando has learned from the past year of digging deeper into data integration in a microservices-based environment.

He speaks of Radical Agility saying that the best way to achieve this is by creating autonomous teams...

Presentations of 2nd EA Connect Day in Berlin


On September 29th 2015 the 2nd LeanIX EA Connect Day took place in the Penthouse location of Axel Springer in Berlin. CIOs, Enterprise Architects and DevOps exports of more that 30 companies came together to listen to speeches, exchange ideas and to network. In the outstanding Penthouse location...

[EA Connect Day 2016] The Next Big Thing - LeanIX


André Christ, Co-CEO of LeanIX will show us the next big thing - and no, it’s not an iPhone 7 headphone jack adaptor - it’s LeanIX 4.0 “Pathfinder”, the next big thing in Enterprise Architecture.

André says that you can´t build your IT architecture today with yesterday´s tools and stay in...

How Nottingham University redefines student support processes with the help of smart, automated IT management

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The University of Nottingham has award-winning campuses in the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia and hosts a truly global academic community comprising of 44,000 students and 9,000 staff. It is regularly ranked among the top universities world-wide. The development from a UK-based university to...

LeanIX Metrics - data is only valuable in the right context

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The significance of data and information has increased and continues to grow. Modern IT organizations are at the center of this development. An immense number of expert tools generate a waterfall of data from the fields of development, operations and business.

The real task is to use this data...

Technology Obsolescence: Benefit from integration with Technopedia lifecycle catalog to avoid risks

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Most companies are much better at introducing new technologies than retiring them. The cost of running unsupported technology can be high. Costs of IT outages and data breaches run into the millions. At the end-of-life of technology, IT management has to deal with challenges such as integration...

[EA Connect Day 2016] Data Collection with Survey - Zalando


Sylvia Westphal, Senior Enterprise Architect and Andreina Tirado, IT Risk Manager at Zalando show us how Zalando uses LeanIX Survey to collect all the data they need for an effective IT risk management that meets their legal requirements and the high standards set by themselves.

They also show...

How AMAG prepares their SAP landscape for the digital age

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AMAG has been shaping the Swiss Automotive Industry since 1948. Today they are responsible for 30% of the country’s car imports and are one of Switzerland’s best known brands.

To facilitate an efficient management of the entire supply chain from car supplier to car dealer they operate a large,...

Enable your IT to drive digital transformation


Digital transformation is one of the most significant challenges for our business models. Within organizations the IT is becoming increasingly important and will have to take charge of the process. Digital transformation will only succeed if supported by a progressive IT strategy. Enterprise...

Out-of-the-box EAM and BPM Integration

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Seamless integration such as that between Signavio and LeanIX allows business departments and IT divisions to each use the tools of their choice while nonetheless maintaining a shared view of the company's processes and the IT support for them. This ensures that business and IT departments speak...

[EA Connect Day 2016] Lean EAM - Webasto


Dr. Thomas Mannmeusel, VP Global Process Optimization & Group CIO at Webasto talks about Lean Enterprise Architecture at his firm, saying that Enterprise Architecture Management is not just for large corporations and SMEs cannot afford to ignore this topic. The good news is that especially SMEs...

How RUAG harmonizes their post-merger IT landscape with a virtual EA team

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Over a 15-year history, RUAG has developed rapidly through M&A and internationalization. As a consequence of the investments in various technology, space and defense companies, the RUAG IT landscape has grown more and more complex. In 2014 RUAG operated over 150 ERP-like systems and 17 SAP...

[EA Connect Day 2016] Digital Transformation - Vaillant


Oliver Schwarz, Enterprise Architect IT at Vaillant Group speaks about how central IT provisioning has become a relic and the need for SMEs, like Vaillant Group, to design the software for their own products themselves. Oliver describes some of the challenges Vaillant faced on their journey from...

All infos about the LeanIX Technopedia Integration


The LeanIX Technopedia integration automatically links the largest and most comprehensive repository of market data on Enterprise Software and Hardware with the LeanIX Inventory. Drive effective technology-driven decision making and reduce the manual effort of updating product & lifecycle data...

[EA Connect Day 2016] Usage Oriented EAM - Coca-Cola


Kai Groth, Enterprise Architect at Coca-Cola, says that the basis and at the same time one of the biggest challenges of a successful Enterprise Architecture Management is the acceptance by the organization. Is this missing, guideposts are ignored and boundaries are crossed. Kai shows us how...

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