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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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LeanIX Pricing: An Update

LeanIX will release a new pricing model for its Enterprise Architecture Management and Cloud Native IT Management platforms on January 1, 2020. First announced at EA Connect Days 2019, the update provides use case-centric bundles to enable specific business needs faster and with less complexity. This change will only affect current LeanIX customers and contract renewals in 2022.

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LeanIX Partner Program Awards 2019: List of Recipients

We don’t say this enough, but LeanIX’s global network of Certified Partners— 43 in total from 10 countries—is fundamental to our company’s growth. It’s the not-so-hidden secret behind how we deliver our cloud-native Enterprise Architecture solutions to the number of companies we do and contribute to so many digital transformations worldwide. Based on a combination of technology enablement (online certifications, full product access, etc.), sales enablement (proof-of-concept and demo support, sales workshops, etc.), and general partner enablement (access to an evolving resources library, a dedicated LeanIX Partner Manager, etc.), our partners are able to use our tools to their fullest—and in turn, so do their clients.

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Highlights From EA Connect Days 2019

By all accounts, the 2019 LeanIX EA Connect Days was a success. With 450+ participants, 27 presentations, and 1000+ trees sponsored for planting in Nicaragua by LeanIX and its attendees, the international Enterprise Architecture community took full advantage of two days’ worth of knowledge sharing on IT and modern business strategies. Not to mention an opportunity for hands-on demonstrations of our company’s latest product releases: LeanIX Cloud Native Suite and LeanIX Smart Xplore™.

Detailed summaries and video recordings of each of the EACD presentations will be posted to the LeanIX blog in the coming weeks, but until then, here's just a small glimpse of what took place.

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