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Akshay Jhawar

Principal Analyst

Akshay Jhawar is a Principal Analyst, developing research in the area of enterprise architecture (EA) for EA and Technology Innovation leaders.

Mr. Jhawar continues to bring clarity to the use of EA to support business strategy and transformation with agility and adaptability. He is focused on helping Gartner clients make strategic decisions about setting up the discipline, leadership communications, EA tools vendor selection and overall trends in the enterprise architecture space.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Jhawar worked at Ford Motor Company and G4S Plc, in their IT divisions, driving innovation, business analysis and business transformation. He was responsible for creating and managing requirement backlogs in a fast-paced agile environment and liaised with global stakeholders, and even conducted global workshops to bring this about.

Professional background

Ford Motor Company

Business Analyst

G4S IT Services India Pvt. Ltd.

Lead Business Analyst

Areas of coverage

Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation Leaders

Enterprise Architecture

Education

Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Starting or Restarting an EA practice, EA Org structure reporting line, role definitions (job descriptions), team structure and skills/competencies.

2EA Leadership / Communications (Behavioral) - Storytelling

3Facilitating EA Governance and creating Principles

4EA's role in Agile and Product Line

5Use cases and product capabilities for EA Tools as well as an approach to assessing and purchasing EA tools