1 month, 8 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, 29 days ago

Celebrating 15 Years of the ArchiMate® Modeling Language: A Milestone in Enterprise Architecture

By Kelly Canon, ArchiMate® Forum Director, The Open Group, with contributions from Andrew Josey, VP, Standards & Certification, The Open Group

Originally developed in the period 2002-2004 by a group of organizations and institutions in the Netherlands led by the Telematica Instituut, the ArchiMate® Modeling Language was created for Enterprise Architects by Enterprise Architects with the goal of a common language for modeling an enterprise.

5 months, 1 day ago

The Open Group 2023 Highlights, Including a Glance into 2024

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

Happy New Year! I hope that, wherever you are reading this, 2024 has started well for you and yours.

I believe that 2024 will be another busy and significant year for The Open Group, as was 2023. So much happened last year that I thought that I would take the opportunity to look back at some of the highlights, and add a few peeks into this coming year.

6 months, 11 days ago

Step Into a Career in Data Science

By Dan Riley, Distinguished Engineer & Vice President, Data Science, Kyndryl

November 2022’s post, “The Fully Credentialed Data Science Professional”, recommended a combination of credentials toward which data scientists and related professionals should work. However, as the well-known Chinese proverb roughly says, “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” The Open Group is adding a clear starting point for students, trainees, and career changers to begin their professional data science journeys.

7 months, 2 days ago

Congratulations to the Outstanding Contribution Award Winners for The Open Group OSDU® Forum, Houston, TX, November 2023

By Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group

During The Open Group Houston Summit in November 2023, Steve Nunn, President and CEO, The Open Group, Patrick Kelly, Product Line Manager Subsurface Data & Insights, Chevron, and Michael Cleminson, Global Innovation Manager, SLB-OMC, along with Dennis Stevens, Program Director, OSDU Forum, The Open Group, proudly announced the winners of The Open Group OSDU® Forum Awards.

2 years, 17 days ago

The IT4IT™ Standard Streamlines Plug-and-Play Adoption of Business Tools

Imagine a technology implementation strategy that works harmoniously for both you as the customer and your suppliers. Whether you’re an Enterprise Architect, Digital Practitioner, Sponsor, or Vendor, it’s not as impossible as it seems when you’re utilizing the IT4IT™ Reference Architecture, a standard of The Open Group and a game-changing foundation for digital systems professionals.
We set out to solve the most common and most costly implementation issues, which include managing a complex landscape of different processes and tools, multi-vendor integration, automation, and end-to-end support.

2 years, 29 days ago

Sitting down with Rob Akershoek (DevOps / IT4IT Architect) after the recent Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Summit

By Ash Patel – Marketing Specialist, The Open Group.

After the recent Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Summit (Hybrid Event), we reached out to Rob Akershoek (DevOps / IT4IT Architect) to tell us more about what he does, advice he may have for those interested in a career involving IT Management, and much more.

2 years, 1 month ago

Congratulations to the Award Winners for The Open Group President’s Awards at Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Summit

By Ash Patel, Marketing Specialist, The Open Group.
During the recent Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Summit (Hybrid Event) involving the President’s awards, Steve Nunn, President, and CEO for The Open Group, proudly announced the winners.

2 years, 1 month ago

The Open Group Event Highlights – Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Summit – April 25-26 2022

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group The Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Summit, Hybrid Event (in-person and virtually ) in London brought together

2 years, 3 months ago

Are Standards “The Turning Point” for Agility?

I consider open standards a huge time saver when getting started on any architecture engagement. I would like to start a conversation here about the use of architecture standards for agility in a digital transformation. In the comments, would you please answer the following question?:

Which standards have you tried using, to solve which problems, and what benefits did you receive?

To get this started, here are some of the standards we opted to include in a book I recently co-authored with Kees van Brink and Sylvain Marie called, “The Turning Point: A Novel about Agile Architects Building a Digital Foundation.” The novel tells the story of Enterprise Architects and other characters in a company who recently went through a merger and who use several standards together to accelerate a Digital Transformation, including these standards from The Open Group