Wednesday, September 24, 2014
|Bratislava, Slovakia - September 24, 2014|
|7:45 - 8:45||Registration|
|8:45 - 9:00||Welcome by The Open Group |
Chris Parnell - Director, Membership Services
|9:00 - 9:45||Keynote: Boundaryless Information Flow™|
Allen Brown, CEO, The Open Group
|9.45 - 10.30|
Why EA Is ImportantMartin Kobza, Managing Director, Erste Group IT SK, Slovakia
Sharing Experience of EA Implementation in SLSP
SLSP as a member of the Erste Group Bank AG implemented in last five years two major IT projects: Euro transformation and NIS – new core banking system. These changes dramatically increased complexity of application landscape and its infrastructure. Budget pressure caused by financial crisis leads bank management to find sustainable savings. On the other hand competition in Slovak banking industry motivates us to be more agile and responsive to business needs.
To address these challenges effectively we started Enterprise Architecture program.
The goal of this presentation is to share our experience of EA implementation: Our challenge
Martin Kobza is Managing Director in Erste Group IT SK which is in-house integrator and development provider for ERSTE with primary focus on Slovenska Sporitelna (biggest retail bank in Slovakia)
|10.30 - 11.00||Break|
|11.00 - 11:45|
How the Flemish Government Is Using EA to Align Business and IT RoadmapsYves Vanderbeken, Chief Technologist & Enterprise Architect, HP Enterprise Services
How the Flemish Government Is Using EA to Align Business and IT Roadmaps
The Flemish Government recently awarded its main IT contract to HP Enterprise Services. This contract stands for a new delivery model, where the “As A Service” model is the default for all entities going forward. Infrastructure, platform, applications, workplace as a service are the new services that will enable the entities of the government to transform the current estate towards a modern and “always up to date” model, based on private Cloud delivery models. This mode of operation will require an even stronger business - IT interlock and EA approach than today and the Flemish Government has been investing in its EA standardization approach to facilitate the transition and become even more response to changing citizen’s needs and interaction with the government. In this session we will cover the basics off the new “as a service” model and how EA helps provide the right alignment between business and IT departments. Practical examples will be used throughout the session to demonstrate reality and how entities are using a long term EA roadmap and governance approach to delivering better services faster to its citizens.
Intended Audience: CIOs, Lead / Chief Enterprise Architects, Government Directors or Ministers
Yves Vanderbeken is the HP Enterprise Services Account Chief Technologist and Lead Enterprise Architect for the Belgium Public Sector accounts like Flemish Government, Local Communalities and EANDIS. (Eandis is an abbreviation that stands for Electricity, natural gas (‘Aardgas’ in Dutch), Networks and DIStribution).
He leads and runs a team of 10+ enterprise architects who are involved in various IT Roadmap and / or critical projects. He remains active by delivering strategic Business IT alignment projects for various domains at the Flemish Government. Besides that, he works together with the Director of Strategy and Innovation on providing innovation and strategy insight for all domains and agencies of the Flemish Government.
Yves typically coordinates, manages and participates in the set up and development of strategic Business – IT roadmap and enterprise architecture (To Be models) with the Client’s Business and Architecture team and across the IT spectrum (Business, Applications and Infrastructure) with Board Level experience.
Yves is a core team member of the Flemish Government Open Data team since 2011. He has defined the technical strategy for setting up the Open Data platform and extracting, transforming and publishing information in a consistent was. He is the co-author of the Open Data Handbook that was published by the Flemish Government in February 2014. He coaches and advises the various departments on their Open Data Master Plan and how to disclose data from their source systems to the Open Data platform, making sure the data is of decent quality and consistent with other datasets.
Yves is widely experienced as senior Enterprise Architect with a main focus on technology and business alignment. He is an all-round IT person with 23+ years of experience in Enterprise / Systems / Business / Application / Infrastructure Architecture, Technology Office, Innovation, Proposal & Presales work, Management functions, Project & Team leading, Analysis and Programming.
His main business area of expertise is in government (5+ years), finance (7 years), manufacturing (7 years), chemical and heavy machinery.
|11:45 - 12:30|
Enterprise Architecture in Slovak Public AdministrationPavel Bojnansky, General Director of Information Society Section, Ministry of Finance, Slovak Republic
Enterprise Architecture in Slovak Public Administration
Slovak citizens, businesses and public administration organizations expect the public administration to function properly, securely and provide adequate service. They expect that the public administration offer state-of-the-art services with high quality, that are secure and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They further expect their complex requests (life events) will be solved online and immediately. Additionally the public administration should not require information already available and reduce the administrative burden. Users expect not to be fooled. They look for the public administration that act actively and decisively against the fraud and enforces legislation, regulation, licenses and suchlike based on the real data and feedbacks. They also expect that the public administration will costs no more than necessary and transparently demonstrate that it carry out its tasks efficiently, using and modernizing it’s resources accordingly.
Public administration is a complex, multi enterprise organization that needs to respond to big amount and variety of changes. To address them and many other challenges it has (some of them mentioned above), we have started to focus more and more concentrated, on building and maturing the central public administration architecture function. This should create a common motivation, base, frame, principles and methodology for any segment and solution architecture through the Slovak public administration. We want to connect and integrate current “islands” into one, coherent, enterprise that is manageable, effective and available in its function. To support and effectively perform this Enterprise Architecture institutionalization we have customized open architecture standards - TOGAF® and ArchiMate®.
In this presentation we will share our vision, experiences, first steps, achievements and also failures in a field of Enterprise Architecture institutionalization in Slovak public administration. We will share (on a high level) our short and long term motivation, goals, architectural vision and a rough architecture roadmap. We will also demonstrate why and how we are using open architecture standards -- TOGAF®, ArchiMate® -- and why we think that it is important.
Intended Audience: Government Directors or Ministers, CxOs, Lead / Chief Enterprise Architects, Program and Project Managers, Enterprise Architecture in Slovak Public Administration
|12:30 - 1:30||Lunch|
|1:30 - 2:15|
The Concept of Czech Public Administration Enterprise ArchitechtureJaroslav Strouhal, Deputy Minister of Interior for Information and Communication Technology, Czech Republic
The Concept of Czech Public Administration Enterprise Architecture
Jaroslav Strouhal, Deputy Minister of the Interior for Information and Communication Technology, Czech Republic
This presentation will summarize all proposed aspects of structure and implementation roadmap of Government Enterprise Architecture of the Czech Public Administration as one of matters of Public Administration Reform.
The speaker will introduce the current state of Czech eGovernment and achievements like running central registers, secured DatBoxes or Front Office layer called CzechPOINT. This presentation will also uncover existing challenges like missing PA and IT service catalogs or not consolidated application portfolio and insufficient tools and resources for IT investment management.
Next the speaker will explain how the Governmental Enterprise Architect can help to solve these challenges, e.g. how GEA will be used for alignment of results particular process modelling projects, how GEA can help establish homogeneous environment for Czech PA performance evaluation or how Business Cases of individual IT projects can be checked for compliance with federative architecture with aim to preserve and enhance already achieved eGovernment results.
The presentation will discuss the results of multiple case studies conducted in 2013 at 14 agencies, from different levels of Czech Public Administration from central Government to local municipalities. The results of the studies will demonstrate the wish of agency managers to use GEA as a manner of exploration, understanding and PA reform. It will also show their desire to use best practice for building architectural artifacts and share their own results with others
The presentation will summarize the requirements of study participants on EA framework adaptation and localization, like translation from trusted Best Practice resources such as TOGAF® and ArchiMate® to Czech language, simplification, complementing it with practical Czech examples and with various accelerators, e.g. Process Capability Hierarchy or Application Architecture Reference Model.
The final part of the presentation will explain the proposed structure of the whole Czech GEA environment components, implementation concept and expected next steps of Czech Government regarding GEA implementation.
Intended audience: Managers, Public Sector Officers, Enterprise Architects
Jaroslav Strouhal studied at the Charles University in Prague. After graduation, he worked shortly at a private law firm and then he became a civil servant. In 2003 to 2010, he worked at the Office for representation of the state in property matters as the Director of the Department of property implementation. In 2010, he became the 1st Deputy of the Director General of the Office for representation of the state in property matters. At the beginning of 2014, Jaroslav Strouhal was appointed the Deputy Minister of the Interior for Information and Communication Technology.
Pavel Hrabě, University of Economics (VSE), completed studies of the ČVUT FEL Prague in 1989. In 2009, Pavel completed his doctoral studies on EA at the University of Economics, Prague. After graduation he began working as an analyst in the Faculty Hospital in Prague Motol. He was the branch manager in banking and sales/ marketing manager in various companies. Since 1995 Pavel has worked at SAP ČR, initially as a consultant of SAP R/3 module SD, then Retail and CRM. He has been working as a solution architect and management consultant for big customers. Since 2007, Pavel has specialized in advising on IT strategy and EA.
Pavel Hrabě, University of Economics (VSE), Prague
|2.15 - 3.00|
Effective EA Using TOGAF® and ArchiMate®Dr. Harmen van den Berg, BIZZdesign
Effective EA Using TOGAF® and ArchiMate®
A complete approach to enterprise architecture (EA) requires:
The Open Group's TOGAF® 9 standard is the leading method for EA development, including a process, techniques and best practices. The Open Group's ArchiMate® standard is the leading graphical language for integrated EA modelling, describing the business, application and technology layers and their relationships. Moreover, ArchiMate provides strong features for modelling the motivation for the architecture (stakeholders, concerns, goals, principles and business requirements) and the implementation and migration planning (plateaus, gaps, work packages, etc).
We show how TOGAF and ArchiMate provide and actionable EA capability:
We will demonstrate that TOGAF and ArchiMate are a perfect basis for a tool supported Enterprise Architecture practice. This will be done on the basis of various concrete examples from different industries.
Dr. Harmen van den Berg is a partner and co-founder of BiZZdesign. BiZZdesign offers complete and integrated solutions (tools, methods, consultancy and training) to design and improve organizations, from enterprise architecture to process management.
Harmen van den Berg studied mathematics at the Utrecht University, and did his PhD at Twente University. He was an assistent professor at Twente University, and scientific researcher at Telematica Instituut. At BiZZdesign, Harmen developed methods and techniques for business process engineering and enterprise architecture, and applied these as consultant at various organizations. Harmen is now responsible for Enterprise Architecture and training development. Harmen has authored several publications on EA and BPM, and is chair of the Dutch ArchiMate Usage working group. He is ArchiMate-certified, and trainer of TOGAF and ArchiMate courses. Harmen is a speaker at many EA-conferences, like LAC, EAC, EAM, EAMKON, SEACON, and The Open Group.
|3.00 - 3.30||Break|
|3:30 - 4:10|
Experiences Standing Up Ebterprise Architechture PracticesVictor Ramos, Director of EA, Aramark Corp., US
Experiences Standing Up Enterprise Architecture Practices
In this presentation I will talk about my experiences helping clients stand up enterprise architecture organizations while I was with IBM Global Services (20+ years) and my present employer, Aramark Corp. My experiences include helping Costco (a major US retailer), Saudi Aramco (world’s largest producer of petroleum), the Central Bank of Nigeria (most populous country in Africa) and my present employer, Aramark Corp (food, uniform and health services among others) implement architectural practices.
I will describe the methods I use to assess the current state of the company using TOGAF® and other enterprise architecture frameworks, perform a gap analysis, developed recommendations and roadmaps, and then assisted in standing up the enterprise architecture organizations.
I will also talk about my experiences in standing up an enterprise architecture group with my current employer, Aramark Corp.
Intended audience: Enterprise Architects, Chief Information Officers
BioVictor Ramos is an Open Group Distinguished Chief IT Architect. During his 35+ year career he has worked with Aramark and IBM Global Services. At IBM, Victor worked on many large, complex, international engagements. Victor specializes in Enterprise, Application and Integration architectures. Victor currently is Director of Enterprise Architecture at Aramark Corp where he is responsible for standing up an Enterprise Architecture practice in the company.
|4.10 - 4.50|
How EA Contributes to IT Cost ManagementPeter Filip, Enterprise Architect, Tatra Banka
How EA Contributes to IT Cost Management
This presantation focuses on the value of architecture and architecture models within the organization. I will share the experience of Tatra Banka in the filed of enterprise architecture value delivery in the later years. I will discuss why the model cannot be done without the right maturity of architecture management in the organization. Then I will explain how open standards helps to setup and improve all related capabilities.
The value of architecture is defined from two main perspectives.
The core of the presenation shows the contribution of architecture to IT cost management. It states the main challenges of IT cost management (e.g. transparency, resistance, data gathering, communication etc.). Then it shows how the pieces of that puzzle fit togehter and help each other to create a cost management model applicable to the company with visible financial impacts.
Last, but not least, it emphasizes that architecture as well as its application to cost management area are changes that are very hard to introduce in an organization and can face various sources of resistance. I will also cover the importance of change management application during these transformation activities.
Peter Filip, Enterprise Architect, Tatra Banka
Tatra Bank, as a top three player in the Slovak banking market, has a strong ambition to promote and replace competitors at first place in more KPIs. Tatra Banka has formulated a clear vision, strategy and differentiating aspect on the market. The bank formulated it into the "brand promise". However, achieving this promise needs many improvements in the bank behavior. One of the changes that is helping to be better bank was the introduction of structured and corporate-wide adoption of EA governance. The fact is, that EA is not the core business of the bank, so on the journey of EA implementation the bank has utilized many knowledge from outside of organization. One of two major sources of knowledge were open standards related to the EA.
Peter Filip has been working in previous years as Enterprise Architect responsible for reintroduction of EA governance in third largest bank in Slovakia. This activity includes changes in enterprise processes (SDLC, change management, demand management, release, etc.) positions and organization structure review and corrections, setup of KPIs, education of people, knowledge base setup, metamodel definition and tool selection and implementation. After the basic EA governance was established, his responsibility was to deliver the value of EA mainly in two areas important for the bank, time to market improvements and costs management.
Previous career includes solution architect position in many key largebank projects (front end strategy and implementation, crm strategy and implementation, internet banking, loan origination platform), project management role in various projects, leading department of IT analysts, designing SDLC processes. The majority of his professional experience has been working on client side of the IT business, but Peter also has exerience experience on the vendor side. Peter's education was finalized by a master degree at faculty of theoretical informatics at Commenius University in Bratislava.
|4:50 - 5:30||Interactive Panel - TBA|