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The Enterprise Architecture Blog

MHP and LeanIX: Re-Defining Holistic EAM

MHP, a consultancy specializing in digital solutions for the mobility and manufacturing industry, has officially joined LeanIX’s ecosystem of partners. It’s a move poised to help both companies—each offering complementary solutions for aligning IT and business—extend collaborative forms of enterprise architecture management (EAM) to more organizations worldwide.

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LeanIX Named a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice with the Highest Overall Rating

One look at the reviews for LeanIX on Gartner Peer Insights and we think it’s clear why the solution received a 2020 Customers' Choice distinction for the Enterprise Architecture Tools market. In particular, LeanIX received the highest overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 within this category.

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Uniting PLM and Enterprise Architecture

It’s overwhelming — or is it paralyzing? — to think about what actually goes into product lifecycle management (PLM). As a methodology to support the upkeep of products and their data from design through to disposal, the practice of PLM demands incredible versatility and a firm grasp of nearly all moving pieces in an enterprise’s business and IT landscape. It’s about reducing risks and widening data sharing networks, synchronizing processes and creating workflow visibility — just about anything, really, to more intelligently manufacture and maintain lines of distributed products.

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Important Enterprise Architecture Events of 2020

At a glance: 

  • EA Connect Days US
  • EA Connect Days EU
  • Gartner EA Summits (U.S.A. and U.K.)
  • Gartner IT Symposium/ITxpo 2020
  • EAMkon 2020
  • Lean EAM Konferenz
  • Forrester Digital Transformation Summits (U.S.A. and U.K.)
  • IRM Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe
  • IT Enterprise Architecture Vienna
  • Rethink! IT
  • StrategyDays
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10 Reasons You Need LeanIX Cloud Intelligence

Cloud native is changing the ways enterprises work. On-premise workloads are not only lifted into the cloud but migrated to leverage the technology of hyperscalers or replaced by SaaS solutions completely. Simultaneously, the number of cloud native-born organizations continue to grow—but even these companies need to understand how to establish a smart IT governance. In both worlds, cloud architects and enterprise architects become more important on a daily basis. 

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Entering the EA Management Suite Market: A LeanIX Perspective on Forrester’s Q1 2020 Now Tech Report

It’s worth looking at the advice given in Forrester’s recently published Now Tech: Enterprise Architecture Management Suites, Q1 2020. Why? Forrester emphasizes that EA professionals are increasingly relying on enterprise architecture management suites (EAMSes) to accomplish six primary challenges: modeling, strategy translation, risk management, financial management, insights and change management.

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The Economics of Enterprise Architecture: The ROI of Using LeanIX

Calculating the return on investment for implementing a software tool, or any application for that matter, can be a difficult exercise for enterprise architects. EAs haven’t had a way to easily quantify the value behind an enterprise architecture program which diminished the incentives for enterprises to invest and nurture an EA program.

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LeanIX Named to Boston’s ‘Best Places to Work’ List for 2020

We’re thrilled to be included in Built In Boston's 2020 list of 'Best Places to Work.' It’s an amazing way to start off the new year!

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LeanIX Turns 8!

Today LeanIX turns eight! It’s been a rollercoaster to get to this point, starting from a bootstrapped company of two founders to a global business with more than 180 employees on three continents.

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Top 5 Trends in 2020 Enterprise Architects Need to Know

Yesterday’s Enterprise Architecture is no longer enough for competitive digital businesses. Digital transformation enabled by cloud technology has emphatically disrupted what our profession does—or, at least, what we’ve spent the past decade thinking it did—and requires us to again explore and adopt new methodologies and tools to manage IT.

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