Andrew Gianni is an analyst on the Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation team. He leads research on the the applied architecture practices of solutions and product architecture, enterprise architecture support for agile and product management methodologies and enterprise architecture tools. Andrew focuses on bridging the gap between the Enterprise Architecture practice and the Application Development Organization, ensuring that development teams have the architecture support, skills, and tools they need to support distributed decision making in a resilient digital enterprise.
Mr. Gianni has over twenty-five years of professional technology experience in the higher education, US healthcare payer and non-profit sectors. He spent the early part of his career as a web application developer and as an IT advisor to small non-profit organizations. The second half of his career shifted to enterprise architecture, where he helped create a solutions architecture practice at the University at Buffalo, SUNY and served on the EA teams at two different BlueCross BlueShield affiliates in solutions and enterprise architect roles.
Highmark of Western and Northeastern New York
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
University at Buffalo
Senior Programmer Analyst / Enterprise Solution Architect
Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation Leaders
Computer Science - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
1Defining architect roles and organizational structure
2Enterprise architecture support for agile methodologies
3Selecting tools to support the enterprise architecture practice
4Creating and managing reference architecture
5Architecture governance and assurance