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The Enterprise Architecture Blog

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 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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How to Future-Proof IT Landscapes with Enterprise Architecture



As a pre-cursor to our free August 15 webinar on “Future-Proofing IT Landscapes with the Data-Driven LeanIX Visualizer”, here's some quick background to the following core topics of the discussion:

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Fueling Business Growth With Enterprise Architecture: A CIO's Perspective

In conversation with Metis Strategy, a partner of LeanIX, Atlassian’s Chief Information Officer Archana Rao shared insights into her company’s much-publicized growth—a success she attributed heavily to Enterprise Architecture.

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How to Accelerate the Growth of an Enterprise Architecture Program

At LeanIX we regularly say that Enterprise Architecture programs are not able to succeed unless championed by the right people. The reason why is simple: all enterprises develop incredibly unique IT networks that can only truly be mapped by those with free access to equally specialized intelligence. And once (or, if) this information is made available, it must be qualified according to a company-based technical criteria before its contributions to the business as a whole can become interpreted within a dedicated system.

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Updates to the LeanIX Enterprise Architecture Management Tool

The 2019 LeanIX US EA Connect Day is over. Though a single-day event, we counted 60+ global attendees who joined eight varieties of sessions on using data-driven Enterprise Architecture to conduct digital business strategies. Of note, this conference served as an opportunity for LeanIX to formally introduce a number of our tool’s new/improved features—each one of which is briefly described in this blog post.

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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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Analyst Picks: Independent Research Firm Names LeanIX a Strong Performer in EAMS

New Forrester Wave identifies the need for Enterprise Architects to focus more on strategy and asset management 

 

Enterprise Architects have been talking—and the right people have been listening.

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Kindred Spirits: LeanIX's Confluence Integration

It's here

 

André Christ, CEO and co-founder of LeanIX, delighted attendees at EA Connect Days 2018 by announcing his company’s EA Management Tool’s integration with Confluence—an industry-favourite wiki platform for writing and sharing content amongst teams.

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