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16th Annual Gartner Ent Arch Conference - Keynote

16th Annual Gartner Ent Arch Conference


Chris Howard
- digital world is upon us
- every leader is becoming
- “every person is becoming a technology company”
- IT industrialization → IT Digitilization
- pursuit of business moments
- the things you used to control are no longer within your control
- differentiation is in “business moments”
- information is your most important asset

IT 2020 - Digital Leadership
- digital technology architecture
- enterprise information architecture
- cyber security and risk
- digital business ecosystem

BIg Data explosion with Internet of Everything
-- change business model, new questions and new answers, new revenue
-- cyber security is major concern; understanding risk is critical
-- will need a portfolio of security solutions; not one solution will cover all security capabilities


Hung Hong
- business process (
- business model (
- business moment (eg AirBnB) - come from nowhere; Starwood is competing against everyone with solutions like AirBnB; (eg ParkAtMyHouse.com)
“Collaborative Consumption” - every person is a technology company


Chris Howard
-- Huggies Tweet Pee - diaper tells you when it’s wet
-- 3D Printing - printing small buildings with it
-- Data and decisions - tons of billions of objects; mine this for new business moments; visualize and optimize business processes

Betsy Burton
“Business Outcome-Driven EA”
disruptions, business outcomes, leading, future-states
Outside-Out perspective - people and things; inter and intra interactions
Four Key Focus Areas
1) Perspective
2) Engagement
3) Capabilities
4) Business Outcomes

If we try to control everything, it will not work. Identify what needs to be controlled. Execute Ent Arch in a much more pragmatic way.

Skills you need in the future:
-- Strategy, Catalyst, Visionary





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