4 years, 9 months ago

Beyond Big Data

The big bang that started The Open Group Conference in Newport Beach was, appropriately, a presentation related to astronomy. Chris Gerty gave a keynote on Big Data at NASA, where he is Deputy Program Manager of the Open Innovation Program. And that exploration – as is often the case with successful space missions – left us wondering what lies beyond. … Continue reading

4 years, 9 months ago

Complexity from Big Data and Cloud Trends Makes Architecture Tools like ArchiMate and TOGAF More Powerful, Says Expert Panel

We recently assembled a panel of Enterprise Architecture (EA) experts to explain how such simultaneous and complex trends as big data, Cloud Computing, security, and overall IT transformation can be helped by the combined strengths of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®) and the ArchiMate® modeling language. … Continue reading

4 years, 9 months ago

The Open Group Panel Explores How the Big Data Era Now Challenges the IT Status Quo

We recently assembled a panel of experts to explore how Big Data changes the status quo for architecting the enterprise. The panel consisted of Robert Weisman, CEO and Chief Enterprise Architect at Build The Vision; Andras Szakal, Vice President and CTO of IBM’s Federal Division; Jim Hietala, Vice President for Security at The Open Group, and Chris Gerty, Deputy Program Manager at the Open Innovation Program at NASA. I served as the moderator. Continue reading

4 years, 9 months ago

Open Group Panel Explores Changing Field of Risk Management and Analysis in the Era of Big Data

This is a transcript of a sponsored podcast discussion on the threats from and promise of Big Data in securing enterprise information assets. Continue reading

4 years, 10 months ago

On Demand Broadcasts from Day One at The Open Group Conference in Newport Beach

Since not everyone could make the trip to The Open Group Conference in Newport Beach, we’ve put together a recap of day one’s plenary speakers. Stay tuned for more recaps coming soon! Continue reading

4 years, 10 months ago

The Open Group Conference Plenary Speaker Sees Big-Data Analytics as a Way to Bolster Quality, Manufacturing and Business Processes

This is a transcript of a sponsored podcast discussion on Big Data analytics and its role in business processes, in conjunction with the The Open Group Conference in Newport Beach. Continue reading

4 years, 10 months ago

Leveraging Social Media at The Open Group Newport Beach Conference (#ogNB)

One way to maximize the benefits is to make technology work for you. If you are attending The Open Group Conference in Newport Beach next week, we’ve put together a few tips on how to leverage social media to make networking at the conference easier, quicker and more effective. Continue reading

4 years, 10 months ago

Improving Signal-to-Noise in Risk Management

One of the most important responsibilities of the information security professional (or any IT professional, for that matter) is to help management make well-informed decisions. Unfortunately, this has been an illusive objective when it comes to risk. Continue reading

4 years, 10 months ago

How Should we use Cloud?

How should we use Cloud? This is the key question at the start of 2013. The Open Group® conferences in recent years have thrown light on, “What is Cloud?” and, “Should we use Cloud?” It is time to move on. Continue reading

4 years, 11 months ago

2013 Open Group Predictions, Vol. 2

Continuing on the theme of predictions, here are a few more, which focus on global IT trends, business architecture, OTTF and Open Group events in 2013. Continue reading

5 years, 14 days ago

The Open Group Newport Beach Conference – Early Bird Registration Ends January 4

The Open Group is busy gearing up for the Newport Beach Conference. Taking place January 28-31, 2013, the conference theme is “Big Data – The Transformation We Need to Embrace Today” and Early Bird registration is now open! Continue reading