29 days ago

Toward a Standardized Security Reference Architecture for SMBs and Small Governments

By John Linford, Security Portfolio Forum Director, The Open Group & Michelle Horrobin, Digital Portfolio Director, The Open Group

As has become evident in recent years and even months, modern organizations offer new products which are, more and more, dependent on digital components, and need to be secure to avoid falling victim to increasingly sophisticated and increasingly frequent cyber attacks. On top of having organizational, internal reasons for improving their security posture, these organizations also must keep up with increasing scrutiny and compliance requirements from governments and regulatory agencies, as well as customers and partners. Consequently, not only might a successful cyber attack leave an organization unable to operate, but it might also result in media backlash and fines and judgements for breaches and violations for the organization.

3 months, 14 days ago

The Open Group Portfolio of Digital Open Standards: Navigating Your Digital Landscape

By Sonia Gonzalez , Digital Manager, Portfolio of Digital Open Standards, The Open Group

According to MIT Sloan and Capgemini, 90% of CEOs believe the digital economy will impact their industry, but less than 15% are executing on a digital strategy.

Digital transformation has become essential for businesses to remain competitive in today’s changing market and technological landscape. In recent years, there has been a rapid transformation in the business world, as many companies are adopting new technologies to streamline their operations.

10 months, 13 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, 27 days ago

The Open Group Launches Learning Paths for IT4IT™, Open FAIR™, and TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture Leader Certificatio

By Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group

We briefly met up with Andrew Josey, Fellow and VP of Standards & Certification at The Open Group Summit in London to discuss the latest learning paths aimed at IT practitioners and Enterprise Architects. Thank you to Andrew for his time. Please see the full interview below

1 year, 3 months ago

The Results of The Open Group Members Survey on the Portfolio of Digital Open Standards

By Sonia Gonzalez, Digital Portfolio Manager, The Open Group, and Michelle Horrobin, Digital Portfolio Forum Director, The Open Group

The modern world runs on open standards. It does not matter if you are running a small firm or the most complex organization, Digital Transformation endeavors apply open standards to ensure that things that need to work together do work together.

1 year, 4 months ago

The Open Group 2022 Highlights, Including a Glance into 2023

By Steve Nunn, President & CEO, The Open Group.

Happy New Year! I hope that, wherever you are reading this, 2023 has started well for you and yours.

I believe that 2023 will be another busy and significant year for The Open Group, as was 2022. So much happened last year that I thought that I would take the opportunity to look back at some of the highlights of last year, and add a few peeks into this coming year.

1 year, 7 months ago

The Open Group Event Highlights – Digital Open Standards| EA & Sustainability– October 17-19 2022

By Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group.
The Digital Open Standards/ EA Sustainability, In person event, brought together a variety of speakers, topics, and discussion points surrounding Digital Open Standards, Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Sustainability.

On Sunday October 16 2022, Members of The Open Group took part in a golf tournament at the historic St. Andrews Torrance Course.

1 year, 9 months ago

Sitting Down with Michelle Horrobin – Digital Portfolio Forum Director, The Open Group

By Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group.

Recently we reached out to Michelle Horrobin, Digital Portfolio Director for The Open Group, to discuss her role, updates within her forum and lots more. Thank you again to Michelle for her time and for giving us an insight into her forum at large. Please see the full interview below:

1 year, 9 months ago

Sitting Down with Tony Black (Healthcare/Life Sciences Technical Leader for Kyndryl) – Newly Elected Governing Board Member

By Ash Patel – Marketing Specialist, The Open Group. Following the recent Washington, D.C. event, we reached out to Tony Black, to discuss his new role as a Newly Elected Member for The Open Group Governing Board. We are very pleased to have him on board with us and look forward to seeing the impact he makes for the Governing Members.

1 year, 10 months ago

The Open Group Event Highlights – July 25-27, 2022 – Washington DC

In late July, The Open Group hosted an event bringing together speakers and practitioners from around the world to meet in Washington, DC at the historical Mayflower Hotel, and discuss some of today’s most vital topics in the area of security and resiliency. 

With a focus on Zero Trust Architecture and Supply Chain Security, leaders from businesses including Microsoft, IBM, Micro Focus, and ServiceNow joined experts from public sector organizations like NIST and NASA, together with representatives from The Open Group itself, to explore how open standards are driving important developments and actionable insights in these important and developing topics.

2 years, 7 days ago

Create end-to-end integration of tools and data for flow, insight, and traceability

Businesses seeking to achieve an unrivaled competitive advantage should take a hard look at their data management strategy. Data-driven decisions are faster, more reliable, and less costly when there is effective information flow and trust between all stakeholders. Enterprise Architects, Digital Practitioners, Sponsors, and Vendors gain superior business insight and planning abilities from using the IT4IT™ Reference Architecture, a standard of The Open Group, to improve data quality, transparency, and accessibility.