Saul Brand

Saul Brand

Sr Director Analyst
Saul Brand is an analyst on the Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation team. He leads research on starting and restarting EA practices and business architecture. He focuses on using business architecture to transform and optimize business and operating models. He is actively involved in developing research that bridges the gap between business strategy and IT execution.


Mr. brand is frequently called upon to advise clients on starting and restarting EA practices, using the business architecture discipline in support of business strategy planning and transformation, designing and implementing EA governance and assurance. Other topics Mr. Brand advises clients on include business and IT leadership concerning EA, design thinking, business ecosystems, technology innovation, cost management, resource allocation, people development, time, financial and risk management, and business and operating model design decisions. Typical industry discussions include financial services, oil and gas, retail, manufacturing, CPG and government. Past roles at Gartner included agenda manager of research and leading research communities. Mr. Brand was the lead analyst and author for the Magic Quadrant for EA consultancies and EA tools.
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Wednesday, 10 June, 2020 / 08:00 AM - 08:45 AM BST
Tutorial: The Eight Steps Necessary to Start a World-Class Business-Outcome-Driven EA Program

For years, we observed the best practices that clients have adopted to start a world-class business-outcome-driven EA program. To make your EA program highly impactful and successful, enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders should follow these eight steps to succeed in the digital business era.

Wednesday, 10 June, 2020 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM BST
The Business Architecture Deliverables Every Organization Must Have to Guide Strategy, Investment and Execution

To become more relevant to business leaders and earn a seat at the strategy table, EA practitioners must use key business architecture deliverables to bridge the gap between strategy formulation, investment decision-making and execution. In this session, we examine why and how EA practitioners can exploit key business architecture deliverables.

Thursday, 11 June, 2020 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM BST
What Is the Future of Enterprise Architecture?

To create competitive advantage and drive profitability, organizations will create "intelligent" business and operating models underpinned by innovative technologies, data and analytics. Success demands a world-class EA program, with EA and technology innovation leaders steering EA to a form of internal management consultancy.

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