The Enterprise Architecture Blog

Solutions for Future-Proofing EA: Summary of 2020 EACD Presentations

The first day of the 2020 LeanIX EA Connect Days conference featured an astonishing range of presentations related to the world of enterprise architecture (EA). In a true display of solidarity, more than 3000 IT and business professionals worldwide from throughout industries joined the event either virtually from home offices or in-person at the World Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany. It was LeanIX’s largest event to date and proved to be an emphatic showcase of the EA Management tool's global appeal.

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LeanIX's Business Transformation Management Module: What You Need to Know

As announced yesterday at EA Connect Days, the upcoming release of the LeanIX Business Transformation Management (BTM) module is set to elevate the collaborative potential of business and IT teams when conducting modernization strategies. BTM is the third module of the LeanIX Enterprise Architecture Suite and presents enhanced functionality for modeling future-state architectures and ensuring the delivery of corporate objectives.

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Customer Success Needs More Diversity - LeanIX Announced as Program Charter Partner in CS YOU Launch

LeanIX believes that building a real partnership with customers is the true key to success. Personal relationships and empathy for our customers are necessary for us to add value for our customers along their Enterprise Architecture journey. In order to keep our promise to our customers, we need highly motivated and diverse talent – always challenging ourselves to improve in the next iteration. 

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Tim Crawford: How COVID-19 Changed the CIO Role

As we try to sink into some sense of “normalcy” within the abnormal pandemic conditions we exist in, seasoned CIOs are peering ahead past COVID, and beyond the inevitable economic impacts to position their organizations with strength and agility. 

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Must-Read Books on Cloud Governance

As LeanIX's annual EA Connect Days approaches, we're taking time to reflect on effective cloud governance practices — one of the most critical needs of businesses today. Though cloud is changing how every industry operates for the better, in order to reap all the benefits of having a cloud environment, enterprises must stay informed and ensure that their management strategy is not holding them back.

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Start Optimizing IT Budgets With EA and ITFM

As microservices, cloud migration, and agile development increase the complexity of IT landscapes, CIOs in every industry are under added pressure to balance the costs of running IT with investments in technology necessary for growth. For CFOs like me, it's expected that technology investments link directly to serving the customer and tie to business outcomes.

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Sue Bergamo: The Shift to "The Cloud" in 2020

Sue Bergamo, Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Episerver joins Unleash IT podcast host, Claudine Bianchi, to discuss the role of the CIO/CISO in a COVID-riddled operations environment. Their conversation ranges from cloud adoption, impactful IT trends, and what her C-Suite peers should do to invite a stronger partnership with IT to everyone’s benefit company wide.

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EA Connect Days Keynote Speaker: Mike Massimino

We are thrilled to announce that former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino will be joining us at our EA Connect Days as a Keynote Speaker! Our EA Connect Days have grown to be the best-known peer conference for Enterprise Architects, CIOs, and IT executives. The conference will be hosted September 2-3, 2020 both physically in Bonn, Germany and online. This event brings together hundreds of experts to discuss and resolve risks and challenges in today’s enterprise IT strategy and planning.

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Frank Thelen, German Entrepreneur and TV Personality to Present Keynote at EA Connect Days 2020

German business leader, author, investor, and TV personality Frank Thelen has just been announced as the newest speaker at the 2020 EA Connect Days on 2-3 September. Well known in the German-speaking market for his TV appearances on “Höhle der Löwen” (the German equivalent of US show Shark Tank), Frank has a prescient understanding of the European start-up market and has been following the rise of Bonn-based LeanIX for the last few years.

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David Kenner: The CIO’s Role in Adapting to the New Normal

As the world transitions from panic mode to a new normal, the IT community, and in particular, CIOs are faced with unprecedented challenges and “we need it done yesterday” directives.

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