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Enterprise architecture (EA) is a strategic planning process that integrates business and IT strategy to improve both financial efficiency and business effectiveness. Done right, it can be a powerful mechanism for advancing the business strategy of enterprises.

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Business Architecture Is Not Optional for Business-Outcome-Driven EA

Organizations that support business architecture as an integral part of EA have a significantly higher ability to execute on their business strategy, because they have a clear understanding of the strategy and its impact on business and IT, and guidance to drive delivery.

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Enterprise Architecture: How to Create Successful Road Maps

Roadmaps can be effective diagnostic deliverables for supporting analysis, relevant actionable deliverables for enacting a decision or useful communications mechanisms for ensuring that execution achieves the right business outcomes. Successful roadmaps require EA to leverage both art and social science to ensure the right message is clear and compelling.

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Enterprise Architecture Events

  • Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit

  • 21-22 May 2014 | London, UK
  • The Must-Attend Event For EA Professionals Chosen by senior enterprise architects, strategists, systems analysts and IT innovation teams year after year, the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit is the most comprehensive and respected EA event in the world.
Hot topics to be covered:
  • Focusing EA on business outcomes and actionable deliverables in the digital age
  • Driving effective business and IT change within the enterprise
  • Applying EA to capitalize on business and technology disruptions
  • Developing talents and skills for the new generation of architects
  • Integrating EA with governance, risk and compliance initiatives
  • Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit

  • 4 - 5 June, 2014 | National Harbor, MD
  • Chosen by senior enterprise architects, strategists, systems analysts and IT innovation teams year after year, the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit is the most comprehensive and respected EA event in the world.
Hot topics to be covered:
  • Focusing EA on business outcomes and actionable deliverables in the digital age
  • Driving effective business and IT change within the enterprise
  • Applying EA to capitalize on business and technology disruptions
  • Developing talents and skills for the new generation of architects
  • Integrating EA with governance, risk and compliance initiatives

Events By Region View Events Calendar

  • North America
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Asia/Pacific and Japan
  • Gartner Enterprise Information & Master Data Management Summit

  • 2-4 April 2014 | Las Vegas, NV
  • Designed to address all maturity levels, Gartner Enterprise Information & Master Data Management Summit delivers the insights, frameworks and best practices across information management topics to help you take control of your data and dramatically improve business performance.
  • Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit

  • 4 - 5 June, 2014 | National Harbor, MD
  • Join us to gain critical insights and advice on how to respond to emerging technologies, drive innovation and achieve strategic business objectives in the era of digitalization. Learn to create an EA program that produces business outcome-driven results.
  • Gartner Catalyst Conference

  • 11-14 August 2014 | San Diego, CA
  • Gartner Catalyst Conference is the must–attend event of the year for technologists tasked with developing and executing on a strategy to leverage mobile, cloud, and big data to drive operational effectiveness and competitive advantage. Catalyst – as the name implies – is about driving meaningful change in the industry and your organization.
  • Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

  • 5-9 October, 2014 | Orlando, FL
  • At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014, attendees will gain the insight, tools and relationships necessary to create, validate and execute transformative business technology strategies.
  • Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit

  • 21-22 May 2014 | London, UK
  • The Must-Attend Event For EA Professionals Chosen by senior enterprise architects, strategists, systems analysts and IT innovation teams year after year, the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit is the most comprehensive and respected EA event in the world.
  • Gartner Catalyst Conference

  • 17-18 June 2014 | London, UK
  • Gartner's Catalyst Conference is the premier event for technical professionals who drive the implementation of mobility, cloud and big data and analytics strategies.
  • Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

  • 9-13 November 2014 | Barcelona, Spain
  • At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014, attendees will gain the insight, tools and relationships necessary to create, validate and execute transformative business technology strategies.
  • Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

  • 17-20 November 2014 | Gold Coast, Australia
  • At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014, attendees will gain the insight, tools and relationships necessary to create, validate and execute transformative business technology strategies.
  • Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

  • 4-7 November 2013 | São Paulo, Brazil
  • At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013, attendees will discover how to seize new opportunities, forge strategic partnerships to drive change and evolve to become indispensable leaders in the digital world.

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