Gartner Information Technology Expert

James McGovern

Sr Director Analyst

James McGovern is a recognized expert in helping companies use enterprise architecture to address their current and future business challenges in the age of the customer. His coverage includes roadmaps, lean thinking and how EA can best respond to disruptive trends by leveraging technology to deliver better business outcomes.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. McGovern was an Enterprise Architect for several Fortune 100 enterprises where he consistently delivered successful business outcomes. He brought holistic approaches to business customers by leveraging the right approach to people, processes and architectures at the right time combined with innovative uses of technology to serve business strategy in a high-quality, cost-conscious environment with maximum impact.

Professional background

MassMutual Financial Group

Business Technology Partner

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Chief Architect, Insurance and Financial Services

The Hartford

Enterprise Architect

Areas of coverage

Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation Leaders

Enterprise Architecture

IT Services and Solutions

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Financial Services Technology Modernization and Transformation


Business Administration and Management, Charter Oak State College

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How do I develop and use roadmaps and other visual approaches to engage business and IT stakeholders?

2How do I design the future rather than reinvent the past?

3How can I improve my security architecture practices?

4How can we leverage lean thinking to improve problem solving?

5Which enterprise architecture consultancies can help mature our EA practices?

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