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Powered by LeanIX: The European Hospital Capacity Platform (EHCP)

Last weekend, over a 48-hour period, participants from LeanIX joined thousands of others in responding to a challenge issued by the German government to create digital solutions to combat COVID-19.

Hailed as the largest “hackathon” in history, the initiative resulted in 1,500+ ideas to curb the virus’s spread — all of which are now in the process of being reviewed for immediate use, said Helge Braun, head of the campaign and a member of Germany’s parliament.

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Peers Rate Enterprise Architecture Tools in Gartner’s Voice of the Customer

With so much noise surrounding digital transformation and the increasing complexity of IT, it’s easy for technology leaders to go astray in their search for best-fit vendors. For enterprise architecture (EA) tools, a growing industry with a diverse range of software providers, the selection process can be particularly confusing. That is what makes independent peer reviews invaluable.

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The New Essentials of Cloud Native Management

What does smart cloud governance mean? In a webinar recently given by Dominik Rose on LeanIX Cloud Intelligence, he presents how this module in the LeanIX Cloud Native Suite is a must a must-have for managing cloud native environments. Entitled “Visibility Into Multi-Cloud Deployments with the LeanIX Cloud Native Suite”, the presentation offers an introduction to the module's features and the ways it augments the practice of smart cloud governance.

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EA Connect Day U.S. 2020 Goes Virtual

The leading enterprise architecture conference is going virtual!

EA Connect Day U.S. 2020, which had been scheduled to take place in Orlando, FL, will now take place digitally. This decision comes as a result of growing concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19) and keeping our speakers, attendees, and employees safe while supporting companies who have restricted employee travel. By holding the first of this year’s conferences virtually, more enterprise architecture professionals will be able to join from the comfort of their own space, learning and networking without interrupting business as usual.

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MHP and LeanIX: Re-Defining Holistic Enterprise Architecture Management

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 4.7 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 (*Virtual Conference)
  • 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 Summit (U.S.A.)
  • 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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EN: The Cloud Native Playbook