Recently, The Open Group released a new open standard IT operating model and reference architecture called IT4IT™. They billed it as the answer to “How to run IT like a business.” At the same time, our Enterprise Architecture team at SKF was supporting the rollout of a major SAP initiative. To be successful in this initiative we became convinced that we must also simultaneously transform the way IT worked with the business to provide value.
IT4IT is structured around IT as a value chain supported by value streams, so it drives the conversation to value. Customers love this and realize immediately that the technology conversations they have been having with IT are the wrong ones.
By Michael Fulton, President, Americas Division of CC and C Solutions In my role leading work in both the Enterprise Architecture space as well as the
The Open Group, the vendor-neutral IT consortium, has announced the release of a new book to support its IT4IT Reference Architecture Standard at The Open
By The Open Group 1 Title/Current Version IT4IT™ Reference Architecture Version 2.0, an Open Group Standard 2 The Basics The Open Group IT4IT Reference Architecture
By Dave Lounsbury, CTO, The Open Group IT departments today are under enormous pressure. In the digital world, businesses have become dependent on IT to