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.
The Open Group India Conference in Pune on 11 March, 2011 was very well attended. The delegates actively participated in the Conference, ensuring a very lively day.
We are looking for more problem definitions and solutions to drive a collective global mindset forward to ensure that IT delivers benefits across the entire value chain. If we agree on what the problems are, prioritize and work on them in a wholly collegiate manner, the industry is in a better place as a consequence.
Part of what Architects do is to initiate change; but initiation is only the beginning. It’s not just enough to explain what change is going to happen; it’s also critical to explain why the change is necessary and what the impact that change will bring.
Wednesday at The Open Group Conference in San Diego included a formal Cloud Computing conference stream. This was followed in the evening by an unstructured CloudCamp, which made an interesting contrast.
The main themes at this week’s Conference are Cybersecurity, Enterprise Architecture, SOA and Cloud Computing. But there are a number of common threads running through it all relating to value delivered to IT customers through open systems; one of those threads is Interoperability.