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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Let’s review two indispensable tools for any self-respecting Enterprise Architect (EA): Inventorying and Modeling.
Both mechanisms provide unique advantages for handling complex IT ecosystems—and both present limitations which only the other can improve.