1 month, 6 days ago

Ecosystems Architecture: New Thinking for Practitioners in the Age of AI Part 1: Where It All Began

By Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group

Recently we sat down with some of the authors of the game changing book titled ‘Ecosystems Architecture: New Thinking for Practitioners in the Age of AI’, to discuss the conception of the book and where it all began. The full interview can be found below involving Paul Homan and Rahul talking in depth about the beginnings of the book, as co-authors along with Phil Tetlow and Neal Fishman, of the Ecosystems Architecture: New Thinking for Practitioners in the Age of AI book.

1 month, 14 days ago

The Open Group Summit – Events Highlights Ecosystems Architecture & AI Standards, Edinburgh, UK, April 22-25, 2024

By Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group

The recent Summit of The Open Group in Edinburgh featured a vast variety of leading subject matter experts, keynote speakers, Forum Members, Work Groups, and Consortia, who came together to start a conversation involving the following themes: Ecosystems Architecture & AI Standards, Sustainability / Enterprise Architecture / Digital Transformation, and much more. There were over 425 attendees from 30 countries!

1 month, 28 days ago

Value-Based Architecture for Healthcare

The Open Group® Healthcare Forum is now working on a Snapshot of what is intended to become its Value-Based Architecture™ or O-VBA™ for Healthcare standard.  The standard will offer Enterprise Architects working in healthcare delivery settings a reusable, extensible, and scalable tool for continuously improving the value and efficiency of patient-centered care.  It will apply to all medical specialties and clinical ecosystems.  Architects will be able to use the O-VBA for Healthcare standard to help create and sustain value-based healthcare systems. 

2 months, 6 days ago

Art of Abstraction for Enterprise Architects: Inspired by Pablo Picasso’s ‘The Bull’

By Rajen Patel, Enterprise Architect, SAP. “See the essence under the dust of complexity.”

One might not instantly connect the realms of abstract art and Enterprise Architecture, but Picasso’s approach to abstraction presents a powerful model for simplifying and focusing on complex business structures.

8 months, 19 days ago

Sitting Down with The Open Group India Awards Winners of ‘The Most Promising Program for Women in EA’

By Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group

On July 27, 2023, The Open Group India Awards for Innovation and Excellence in the Use of Open Standards and Open Source celebrated and applauded the remarkable achievements of organizations in the use of The Open Group Standards.

We recently sat down with the recipients of the Most Promising Program for Women in EA Award; Sheetal Khandkar and Rajashree Das, to discuss their respective journeys, what it was like winning the award, and much more.

10 months, 14 days ago

The Open Group Virtual Event Highlights – EA for Sustainability – July 25 – 27, 2023

By Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group.

The Open Group hosted a virtual event on Enterprise Architecture (EA) for Sustainability July 25 – 27, 2023, assembling leading industry and global subject matter experts. The event looked at Enterprise Architecture (EA) helping organizations identify sustainability goals, along with focusing on the TOGAF® User Group, and The Open Group India Awards for Innovation and Excellence. Here are our key highlights and takeaways from across the three days.

1 year, 29 days ago

Congratulations to the Award Winners for The Open Group President’s Awards, 2023

Written by Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group.

During The Open Group London Summit, Steve Nunn, President and CEO, The Open Group, proudly announced the winners of the President’s Awards. This included Paul Homan for the ‘Most Valuable Contributor Award for an Individual’ and also Shell (accepted by Ian Betts) for the ‘Most Valuable Contribution as an Organization’ Award.

1 year, 1 month ago

The Open Group Event Highlights – The Open Group Summit, London – April 17-20, 2023

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group

The Open Group hosted its summit in London, April 17 – 20, 2023, bringing together experts and practitioners from many Forums, Work Groups, and Consortia to discuss, debate, and present new ideas over the course of four days.

1 year, 4 months ago

The Open Group Virtual Event Highlights – EA for Sustainability and TOGAF® User Group – January 31-February 1, 2023

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group

On January 31 to February 1, The Open Group hosted a virtual event on Enterprise Architecture (EA) for Sustainability. Bringing together a global field of experts, the event took the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 9 as its guiding focus.

2 years, 1 month ago

Enterprise Architecture is a ‘Foundation Skill’ for the Engineering Students

By Satya Misra, Associate Director, HCL Technologies
Can you envisage a business that has no clear idea of what it has to work with and how it will achieve crucial goals? Sounds bizarre right! But this is very likely to happen due to the lack of skilled people who can understand and align business goals with a technical strategy and architecture that’s capable of supporting the current needs. This introduces us to an imperative discipline, Enterprise Architecture, which is considered a silver bullet by most organizations.