As the IT media is dominated by stories on Cloud and cyber-security, it will be refreshing to debate these in an open environment at The Open Group Conference, London, and discuss the many challenges we all face in navigating an increasingly complex IT world. I’d love to hear your views on the type of questions you’d like answered and any particular issues you feel passionate about.
Listen to our recorded podcast on the current state of EA, or read the transcript. The podcast was recorded by Dana Gardner of Interarbor Solutions at The Open Group Conference, San Diego 2011.
I have been enriched by this experience on two counts: By sharing my thoughts with the distinguished audience I have gained deeper appreciation of my topic; and by listening to the great presentations I’ve heard at The Open Group India Conference.
Whatever modeling or tools or methodologies one may adapt for EA, there should be a connect to the fundamental forces that shape the thinking of the enterprise. I think it is very important that we be aware of the forces of influence of our enterprises and position EA to help manage these forces.
A consideration that is now growing in many markets is how outsourcing and off-shoring has been affected by the emergence of Cloud Computing as a kind of alternative option to hosting services.