On Monday, October 29, The Open Group kicked off the final event of 2018 in Singapore. The theme of the event is ‘Managing Digital Enterprises’. Set in the magnificent InterContinental Singapore hotel, Steve Nunn, President and CEO of The Open Group, opened proceedings in front of an international audience with attendees from 24 countries including Belgium, India, Japan, New Zealand, and the Philippines.
The concept of Design Thinking is all the rage these days in certain circles—particularly in MBA programs and in the tech industry. But what is Design Thinking and why should businesses make it a consideration? And what does it have to do with Enterprise Architecture?
Mayank Saxena, Enterprise Architect at ABM AMRO Bank in The Netherlands, believes Enterprise Architects can learn a lot from the lessons of Design Thinking—lessons that could give Enterprise Architects greater influence and value within their organizations. We spoke with Mr.Saxena in advance of The Open Group Singapore 2019 to learn more about the concept of Design Thinking and how Enterprise Architects can benefit from it.
Agile is still alive and well and in demand, according to Forrester’s Agile adoption panel. This year, our biannual survey tracking the health of Agile initiatives focused on the main challenge: Agile at scale. As software teams get further along their…
In “Design thinking vs the lean startup: which one should you use?” Graham van der Made, editor of Ventureburn, the “Start up news for investment markets”, discusses the design thinking and the lean startup methods.
Link: http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/ea-matters/lean-startup-or-design-thinking-76207?rss=1 00
There is plenty of talk of Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Design Thinking (DT), but how do they relate?
Since Design Thinking is defined in the enterprise context and hence in the scope of Enterprise Architecture, to avoid specularion, we’d better cl…
The business environment is changing at a much greater pace, from new payment mechanisms through to the Internet of things. Technology and customers are changing the very fabric of business, which is not only impacting new propositions, but also the way changes are prioritised. To win in the new economy leaders must look beyond cost, Read More
Design Thinking is more than thinking differently; it is working with, and for, people from the very beginning in order to create better outcomes. The key is engaging your executive sponsor and demonstrating enough value […]
Design Thinking and Enterprise Architecture are different disciplines that are performed by different teams. While one focuses on streamlining the human experience in the enterprise, the other on optimising the enterprise by discovering, documenting an…
The world of digital is changing the face of the business landscape. Established household names are now going toe to toe with new kids on the block, and in some cases their customers are becoming the competition. The product is no longer the differentiator, it is about owning the eco system, and it is the Read More
The world around us is becoming more complex, it is almost accelerating away from us. Being able to plan in this ever evolving world is becoming even more difficult as time passes. New technology, and approaches almost appear daily, which makes planning for these events, almost impossible. Linear approaches to design are no longer the Read More
Post co-authored by Rob Shelton, PwC’s Global Innovation Strategy Leader Last year if you asked a CEO what he or she is doing to achieve growth, the answer would have been investing in China. This year the answer is innovation. Business executives are banking on bold innovation to meet aggressive growth targets, so they are taking innovation more seriously than ever before. In the spirit of Peter Drucker who said, “innovation is work,” business executives […]