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EITL Peer Forum Debrief: Architecting for Business-Driven Outcomes in a Digital World (Nov-13 NA)

Published: 12 December 2013

ID: G00259676

Analyst(s): Mbula Schoen , Wil Schmidt


At the recent EITL Peer Forum in Washington, D.C., members with enterprise architecture responsibilities exchanged ideas on how to best add value to business decisions, and create road maps to keep IT in line with the business in the midst of digitalization and disruptive technologies.

Table Of Contents


  • Keynote Presentation: Jeanette Horan, CIO of IBM
  • Keynote Presentation: Rick Holgate, CIO of the ATF
  • Member Breakout Sessions
    • EA and Innovation Panel Session: Innovating and Architecting in the Digital World
  • Member Presentations
    • Paul Rothi of the City of Portland, Oregon, on Transforming the EA Approach
    • Angel Goldsborough-Lee of the U.S. House of Representatives on a Grassroots Approach to Delivering Business Outcomes
  • Plenary Session
    • Overarching Themes
    • What Lessons Were Learned From the Rollout?
    • What Lessons Did the ATF Learn From the Boston Marathon Bombing and the West Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion?
    • What Are the Talent Management Issues at IBM?
    • Should the CISO Report to the CIO, the CRO or Someone Else?
    • What Does "BYOD Version 2.0" Look Like at IBM?
    • What Are the Public Sector's BYOD Challenges?
  • Member Presentations
    • Katrina Blackbeard of Atco I-Tek on Mapping a Future With a Run, Grow and Transform Model
    • Gerald Shkarovsky of Freddie Mac on Using EA Road Mapping for a Competitive Advantage
  • Closing EA/Innovation Panel
    • Facilitated by Gartner Leadership Partner Vivek Dixit on Leading in the Digital World: Radar and Road Maps

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