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What Digital Really Means: LeanIX at Forrester's 2019 Digital Transformation & Innovation Forum

Highlights from two presentations: "Digital Means Designing for Change" and "Funding Innovation Through Effective Portfolio Management"


Representatives from LeanIX offered keynote and feature presentations in Chicago this week to audiences at Forrester’s 2019 Digital Transformation & Innovation Forum, a conference hosted by the global research firm and dedicated to tech-driven business enablement.

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Giving Businesses What They Want: Data-Driven Architecture with André Christ, CEO of LeanIX

Presentation highlights from Gartner's 2019 Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit


Gartner’s 2019 Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit was a perfect showcase for André Christ, CEO of LeanIX, to share his perspectives on the new ways in which Enterprise Architects can satisfy the demands of modern businesses.

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US EA Connect Day 2019: Final Agenda Announced

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LeanIX’s US EA Connect Day 2019 will happen on May 30 in New York City. Space is getting very limited, so if you haven’t already reserved your all-entry pass into a conference entirely dedicated to the leading trends in Enterprise Architecture and exciting feature updates about LeanIX, we recommend doing so before it’s too late.

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US EA Connect Day 2019: May 30, New York City

It's all happening on May 30. Register for free now!


Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a discipline that prepares organizations for the future—and LeanIX’s second annual US EA Connect Day on May 30 in New York City will give all attendees direct access to the best technologies, processes and people to help their businesses reach their targets sooner.

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Important Enterprise Architecture Events of 2019

Where and when


At a glance: 

  • Atlassian Summit: April 9-11, Las Vegas
  • Knowledge 2019: May 5-9, Las Vegas
  • Forrester Digital Transformation & Innovation 2019: May 14-15, Chicago
  • (1) Gartner EA and Technology & Information Summit 2019: May 14-15, Orlando
  • KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2019: May 20-23, Barcelona
  • EAMKon 2019: May 21-23, Stuttgart
  • US EA Connect Day 2019: May 30, New York City
  • (2) Gartner EA and Technology & Information Summit 2019: June 3-4, London
  • Forrester Digital Transformation & Innovation Europe 2019: June 4-5, London
  • Evanta CIO Executive Summit 2019: June 25, Atlanta
  • The Architecture Gathering: October 10-11, Munich
  • Gartner Symposium/ITxpo: October 20-24, Orlando
  • KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2019: November 18-21, San Diego
  • EA Connect Days: November 26-27, Bonn
  • Lean EAM Konferenz: December 19, Munich
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EA Connect Days 2018

350+ attendees. 31 presentations by thought leaders from industry giants. 12 sponsors.

LeanIX’s EA Connect Days 2018 at Bonn’s World Conference Center was a sign of the Enterprise Architecture community’s indisputable importance in today’s corporate world.

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Defining the future of IT and Business Management – EA Connect Days 2018 in Bonn

 The premier summit for Enterprise Architecture.


How did giants of industry like Zalando and Hermes embrace digitalization so successfully? Why have companies like Vaillant and Norma Group excelled in managing complex yet agile operations while others failed? 

Is there truly a blueprint to winning the race to innovation and if so, who holds it?

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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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