1 month, 17 days ago

The Badge of Honor: Future-Proof Your Career with The Open Group Certifications

Continuous learning and development – it’s a phrase that can either fill you with joy or fear. Why?  Because we all know that the evolving technology landscape, driven by the advancement of AI, IoT, social media, mobile, andcloud technologies mean that our skills always need to be up to date. This is increasingly important as CIOs look to their internal teams to become experts on architecting for cloud environments and cutting through the market hyperbole. We are constantly asked to provide the frameworks, models, and maps that will work as part of a future forward EA strategy.

7 months, 22 days ago

Introducing The Open Group Open FAIR™ Risk Analysis Tool

Since late in 2016, The Open Group Security Forum have been collaborating with San Jose State University and Probability Management to develop a Risk Analysis tool that adheres to The Open Group Open FAIR™ Standard.

With a view to creating a tool that helps accelerate the adoption of the Open FAIR standard, the tool provides both experienced and novice risk practitioners with a practical and pragmatic tool to help analyse perceived risk in a consistent and simple to use way, whatever industry they work in. It is now ready and we are pleased to make it available to use and evaluate for free.

8 months ago

The Open Group Open Badges Update – More Than Just a Pretty Image

In September 2017, The Open Group began working with Acclaim, (a division of Pearson VUE, an exam delivery company), to introduce the concept of “Open Badges” to The Open Group IT4IT™ and Open Certified Architect certification programs. Since then, we have been busy – we have now rolled out this program across our entire certification portfolio and as a result have invited everyone with a current certification with The Open Group to participate. This has resulted in over 20,000 badges being issued, with no surprises that the TOGAF®, a standard of The Open Group, badges are the most popular.

1 year, 2 months ago

Open Badges from The Open Group

The Open Group is pleased to announce the piloting of our Open Badge program for the professional certification programs. Over the coming months, we will be issuing digital badges for all of The Open Group Certification Programs. These web-enabled badges will allow everyone with an Open Group certification, to clearly, more simply, and consistently promote their Open Group credentials online.

1 year, 9 months ago

What is Open FAIR™?

By Jim Hietala, VP, Business Development and Security, The Open Group Risk Practitioners should be informed about the Open FAIR body of knowledge, and the role that The Open Group has played in creating a set of open and vendor-neutral … Continue reading

3 years, 10 months ago

Open FAIR Certification for People Program

By Jim Hietala, VP Security, and Andrew Josey, Director of Standards, The Open Group In this, the final installment of this Open FAIR blog series, we will look at the Open FAIR Certification for People program. In early 2012, The … Continue reading

4 years, 1 month ago

Open FAIR Blog Series – Five Reasons You Should Use the Open FAIR Body of Knowledge

By Jim Hietala, VP, Security and Andrew Josey, Director of Standards, The Open Group This is the second in our blog series introducing the Open FAIR Body of Knowledge. In this blog, we provide 5 reasons why you should use … Continue reading

4 years, 1 month ago

Open FAIR Blog Series – An Introduction to Risk Analysis and the Open FAIR Body of Knowledge

By Jim Hietala, VP, Security and Andrew Josey, Director of Standards, The Open Group This is the first in a four-part series of blogs introducing the Open FAIR Body of Knowledge. In this first blog. we look at what the … Continue reading

4 years, 3 months ago

The Open Group Boston 2014 – Day Two Highlights

By Loren K. Bayes, Director, Global Marketing Communications Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™  continued in Boston on Tuesday, July 22.  Allen Brown, CEO and President of The Open Group welcomed attendees with an overview of the company’s second quarter results. The Open … Continue reading

4 years, 8 months ago

Q&A with Jim Hietala on Security and Healthcare

By The Open Group We recently spoke with Jim Hietala, Vice President, Security for The Open Group, at the 2014 San Francisco conference to discuss upcoming activities in The Open Group’s Security and Healthcare Forums. Jim, can you tell us … Continue reading

4 years, 11 months ago

Measuring the Immeasurable: You Have More Data Than You Think You Do

By Jim Hietala, Vice President, Security, The Open Group According to a recent study by the Ponemon Institute, the average U.S. company experiences more than 100 successful cyber-attacks each year at a cost of $11.6M. By enabling security technologies, those … Continue reading