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Episode 17 – Organizational Change Management

Welcome to another episode of our podcast. Today’s topic is organizational change management, which is the counterpart to the previous episode of “Management of Change” where we spoke with Caspar Jans. This episode covers the “people side” of changes that are planned in your architecture and implementation projects, and we are covering the why, org […]

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The changing role of architects

Even though the discipline of architecture is decades old (and if you look at the discipline of process management, even hundreds of years), there is no consensus of what an architect actually defines. And the practitioners have not been helpful as well in their self-positioning. “Back in the day” a lot of architecture groups held […]

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Management of change

When I was asked to write a guest blog for the guys from What’s Your Baseline (who also are respected colleagues of mine) I did not have to think twice. What I did have to think about is the topic of this blog and I started reading some of the blogs of their website and […]

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Episode 10 – Get the most out of conferences, trade shows, and webinars

Have you ever wondered why you should go to conferences or be a speaker (and how to become one)? Our podcast guest today is José Pires, a veteran of 20+ years in the conference business and a leader in helping organizations to improve their execution and innovation excellence. José serves as Excellence & Innovation (E&I) […]

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Enterprise Architecture, BPM and Agile: The Old, The New, and What To Do

This guest article by Mike Idengren about scaled agile architecture is complimentary to the interview that we did with Mike in Episode 6 of the What’s Your Baseline podcast. THE  BIG GOAL: The timely release, operation, and maintenance of quality assured products and services in a cost effective way.   While “The Big Goal” is transformative and generally requires changes to culture, technology […]

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Enterprise Architecture enables Agile teams to go faster

How does enterprise architecture enable Agile? How can companies ensure their projects are on-strategy? Should Agile teams have a resident enterprise architect? After sharing the discussion on the evolution and perceived value of enterprise architecture and the ability for EA to align Business and Technology, let’s explore what our thought leaders, President of JV Strategic […]

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Industry experts discuss examples of how Enterprise Architecture aligns Business & Technology

How does enterprise architecture engage with the business today? How can EA help the Business and IT align and work closer together? After sharing the discussion on the evolution and perceived value of enterprise architecture, let’s explore what our thought leaders, President of JV Strategic Solutions John Varricchio, KPMG Enterprise Architecture Leader Roland Woldt, and […]

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The value of Enterprise Architecture in today’s age of digital disruption

What is the state of enterprise architecture today? How has enterprise architecture evolved and what is the perceived value of the practice? MEGA brought together thought leaders to discuss the evolving role of enterprise architecture in a webinar entitled, “Modernizing the Role of Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Age.” President of JV Strategic Solutions John […]

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EA Modernization in the Age of Digital Disruption [Webcast]

In summer 2019 I participated in a panel discussion about EA Modernization, hosted by Mega: “Listen in as EA-industry veteran John Varricchio, MEGA Chief Strategy Officer Dan Hebda, and KPMG Enterprise Architecture practice leader Roland Woldt, discuss strategies and real-world examples of how EA can become a digital advisor to the business.” During the conversation […]

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Enterprise Architecture: The Scarce Skillset in Big Demand

Three years ago, demand for enterprise architects — those who focus on building a holistic view of an organization’s strategy, processes, information, and IT assets in order to support the most efficient and secure IT environment — was declining. Some were whispering that the days of the architects were over. But this unique skillset has […]