3 months, 11 days ago

Check out The Open Group Open Platform 3.0™ Community of Interest on LinkedIn

The Open Platform 3.0 Forum is the part of The Open Group that is creating the open technology standards that will enable the free flow of information and support the technological development of Smart Cities.

The Community of Interest on LinkedIn gives us a place where we can share ideas and opinions, post articles that we have written, and share articles that we have seen, which relate to our topics of interest.

4 months, 28 days ago

The Benefits of Open Standards for Process Automation: A Conversation with Dr. Eugene Tung

The Open Group Open Process Automation™ Forum has attracted companies across a wide spectrum of industries, from technology to oil and gas, chemicals manufacturers to food and beverage, minerals and mining to pulp and paper. With many of these industries facing the same technology issues when it comes to digitalization, they have seen a need to come together to explore how open standards can facilitate and address the technical challenges they have in common.

We recently spoke with Dr. Eugene Tung, Director of IT for Merck, about why pharmaceutical companies such as his are interested in open process automation standards and how even open process manufacturing vendors can benefit from them

7 months, 18 days ago

The Open Group Amsterdam 2017 – Event Highlights

The rapid pace of technology innovation in today’s digital economy means that businesses require a level of agility and responsiveness that cannot be delivered by conventional business strategies and operating models.

This event focused on how Enterprise Architecture and the use of standards from The Open Group, such as TOGAF®, ArchiMate® and IT4IT™ (for managing the business of IT), are empowering companies to build better systems by architecting for digital business strategies.

Topics included: EA and Business Transformation; EA in Government; EA in Healthcare; Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Cities; Risk Management and Cybersecurity; Process Automation; and IT Management.

1 year ago

A Q&A with Thomas Magedanz – 5G Technologies and Smart Cities

Digitalization is forcing the convergence of networks and platforms that have traditionally remained separate. Mobile networks have previously been the domain of telecommunications providers, but as new mobile generations emerge the reach of the network is also becoming an enterprise domain.

We spoke with Thomas Magedanz, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the Technische Universität Berlin and Director of the software-based networks competence center at Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS, about the expectations for 5G networks, why 5G technologies are being tested with Smart Cities applications and how standards can drive the global network interoperability that 5G will require. Thomas was a keynote speaker at The Open Group Berlin 2017 in April.

1 year, 4 months ago

To Colonize Mars, Look to Standards Development

By The Open Group In advance of The Open Group San Francisco 2017, we spoke with Keegan Kirkpatrick, one of the co-founders of RedWorks, a “NewSpace” start-up focused on building 3D printable habitats for use on earth and in space.  Kirkpatrick … Continue reading

1 year, 8 months ago

The Role of Enterprise Architecture in Platform 3.0 Transformation

By Stuart Macgregor, CEO, Real IRM and The Open Group South Africa Our transition to the highly-connected realm of Platform 3.0 will radically disrupt the way that we approach Enterprise Architecture (EA). The current architectures and methodologies will simply not … Continue reading

3 years, 4 months ago

Catching Up with The Open Group Internet of Things Work Group

By The Open Group The Open Group’s Internet of Things (IoT) Work Group is involved in developing open standards that will allow product and equipment management to evolve beyond the traditional limits of product lifecycle management. Meant to incorporate the … Continue reading

3 years, 7 months ago

The Open Group London 2014 – Day Three Highlights

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group After an evening spent in the wonderful surroundings of the Victoria and Albert Museum, delegates returned to another London landmark building, Westminster Central Hall, for the final day of … Continue reading

3 years, 8 months ago

IT Trends Empowering Your Business is Focus of The Open Group London 2014

By The Open Group The Open Group, the vendor-neutral IT consortium, is hosting an event in London October 20th-23rd at the Central Hall, Westminster. The theme of this year’s event is on how new IT trends are empowering improvements in … Continue reading

3 years, 8 months ago

The Open Group London 2014: Open Platform 3.0™ Panel Preview with Capgemini’s Ron Tolido

By The Open Group The third wave of platform technologies is poised to revolutionize how companies do business not only for the next few years but for years to come. At The Open Group London event in October, Open Group … Continue reading

3 years, 8 months ago

The Open Group Panel: Internet of Things – Opportunities and Obstacles

Below is the transcript of The Open Group podcast exploring the challenges and ramifications of the Internet of Things, as machines and sensors collect vast amounts of data. Listen to the podcast. Dana Gardner: Hello, and welcome to a special … Continue reading