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Ruth Reinicke

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The 3 Steps to Success in EA Tool Adoption

During our recent event in New York, Christian Richter, VP of Customer Success outlined steps for successful adoption of EA tools. With more than 50,000 users across 120+ customers, the LeanIX team has seen the ups and downs of EA tool deployment. With this foundational knowledge, Christian offered up a pragmatic 3-stage approach to speeding time to value with LeanIX.

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EA meets ITIL: Benefits of a LeanIX-ServiceNow Integration

In an earlier post, we teased a ServiceNow integration use case - well, the wait is over!

During his talk at EA Connect Day New York, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Enterprise Solutions Architect, Kevin McKee, discussed the organization’s path to building a holistic technology catalog for use in developing canonical application architectures through a tightly integrated ITSM (ServiceNow) and EAM (LeanIX).

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Mapping Overhaul - Remapping Business Capabilities to Model Success


It’s like building the foundation for your home. When planning your enterprise architecture, a clear blueprint mapping the basic infrastructure of an organization can mean the difference between a chaotic mess or a beautiful support system.

Business capability maps provide a clear vision for future state of an organization’s applications, processes and business objects. But creating this map and understanding the impact of each capability is a daunting task, especially if your application landscape has not been well maintained over time.

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How Pinellas County, FL is Transforming Its Application Portfolio with LeanIX

Pinellas County is the 6th largest county in the state of Florida, with its Business Technology Services (BTS) division supporting the hardware, software and networks of 148 agencies and departments county-wide.

During EA Connect Day US, Nancy Halverson, head of Enterprise Portfolio Management at BTS, shared her extraordinary modernization journey and how LeanIX is helping her maintain control and visibility as she overhauls Pinellas County BTS’ application landscape.

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Mission Possible: Implementing a Lean Approach to Enterprise Architecture

During EA Connect Day this past June in New York City, LeanIX Co-Founder and Co-CEO André Christ, shared his insights into how LeanIX is helping customers, both large and small, future-proof their IT architecture with modern Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM).

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The Power of Data Visualization

During his recent keynote at EA Connect Day US, renowned data journalist and information designer, David McCandless, shared his creative approach to data visualization.  His mission is simple: tell meaningful stories through data. How he gets there is more complex. He gathers and presents public data points in a cohesive, engaging, and eye-pleasing way to uncover what is important and ultimately tell meaningful stories. He reveals unique perspectives on data,  bringing deeper levels of information to the surface. His universal design language unlocks data and statistics, makes them more digestible, fostering conversation and collaboration.

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Taking a Bite out of the Big Apple - EA Connect Day U.S.

On June 7th, 2018, we brought our coveted EA Connect Day event to the U.S., with our inaugural event in New York City. Building on the success of our past events in Europe, we were very excited to gather with peers and partners in the U.S. to explore the challenges and opportunities facing today’s EA.

We had a fantastic lineup of speakers who fostered great conversations on topics like new approaches to business capabilities mapping, navigating complex migrations, the power of visualization in building a business case, among others!

For those who couldn’t make it, here’s a quick recap of this year’s event:

 

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Built to Last: Laying a Framework for IoT with Enterprise Architecture

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way businesses operate and will have a massive impact on industries in the next few years, if not much sooner. The amount of data organizations will have access to because of connected devices will create invaluable opportunities. And while the promises of IoT are big, how will new connections impact businesses’ infrastructures?

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Building Experiences: The Role of Modern IT Service Delivery

 

Earlier this month, LeanIX co-founder and Co-CEO, André Christ participated in a panel session at the ServiceNow FedForum: Modernizing Government IT Now event in Washington, DC. He was joined by some of the best and brightest in Federal IT, including Renee Wynn (NASA) Mark Patterson (Department of the Army Civilian Human Resources Agency), Mike Parker (U.S. Air Force) and Scott Blackburn (Department of Veterans Affairs).

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Prepare for GDPR at EA Connect Day 2017

Join LeanIX this coming November at the 4th annual EA Connect Day. Amongst the many topics covered, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take the center stage. American research firm Gartner predicts that by the end of 2018, more than 50% of companies affected by the GDPR will not be in full compliance with its requirements. Don't be one of them!

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