By Ash Patel – Marketing Specialist, The Open Group. Following the recent Washington, D.C. event, we reached out to Tony Black, to discuss his new role as a Newly Elected Member for The Open Group Governing Board. We are very pleased to have him on board with us and look forward to seeing the impact he makes for the Governing Members.
ZiRA, the Dutch Hospital Reference Architecture, a Tool to Address a Worldwide Need
By James Griffith (NTT DATA Services), Jason Lee (The Open Group), Gerda Meijboom (Nicitz), Michael van der Zell (Groningen University Medical Center)
What comes to mind when you think of the Netherlands? For many it may be a field of vividly colorful tulips. Others may conjure images of historic windmills. An appreciator of the arts may recall the elegant line work and beautiful paintings of Rembrandt Van Rijn. Others may think of the capital city, Amsterdam, or the food and beer exported worldwide. Perhaps in time, some will come to associate innovative healthcare with the Netherlands.
Architecting COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Campaigns Using Best Practices
By Jason S. Lee, PhD and Members of The Open Group Healthcare Forum On February 19, 2021, The Open Group published its best practice Guide
The Open Group ‘Open Digital Standards’ Virtual Event January 25-27, 2021 – Highlights
The transition to Digital First has become a necessity for the survival of private and public sector organizations in a post-pandemic world. It was therefore fantastic to see attendees gather virtually over the course of three days to discuss tangible solutions for navigating the challenges we face today. Sessions and workshops were hosted by a plethora of leading industry experts and centered on the development and implementation of open digital standards to address issues critical to the success of a Digital First enterprise.
Reflections on 2020 and Looking Ahead to 2021
By Steve Nunn, President and CEO, The Open Group
Happy New Year everyone!
Firstly, I hope that you, your family, and friends, have been able to stay safe during these trying times. So many around the world have lost so much in this COVID-19 pandemic which clearly will be with us for some time yet. We must, however, be heartened by the unprecedented speed with which vaccines have been developed. The delivery and administration of these vaccines has only just begun, of course, but we have good reason to be optimistic about the coming months.
Reference Architecture for Healthcare (RA4H) – Core Capabilities
This document takes an evolutionary approach to align with and build upon existing or upcoming frameworks, standards, and best-practices, such as the TOGAF® standard, Archimate® Modeling Language, or ISO 9001 for healthcare. All application-related screenshots in this article are based on a prototype, modelled in Enterprise Architect.