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Welcome to our June 2014 Newsletter

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The Open Group
Boston, US

Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™

This two day event will explore how new IT trends are empowering improvements in business. We’ll learn how industry organizations are seeking large-scale transformation and some of the paths they’re taking to realize that.

Areas covered will include:

  • Boundaryless Information Flow™
  • Healthcare
  • Open Platform 3.0™dots-purple

Boston, Hyatt Boston Harbor
21-22 July 2014

Early Bird Rate Ends 20th June


In this Issue...

Member Spotlight

Kuala Lumpur Event

Governing Board Election Results

New Publications

New Members

Recent Blogs

Upcoming Events

In the Media

Join our Webinar


Member Spotlight

Learn more about some of our member organizations from around the globe and the benefits to their organizations by visiting
member spotlight page.

Some of the most recent spotlights feature:


The Open Group Malaysia

We are running a "Business Transformation through Enterprise Architecture" event
in Kuala Lumpur on August 18-19 2014.

The conference objectives are the:

  • Evangelization of EA, TOGAF® and
    ArchiMate® to drive wider adoption in
    Malaysia and Southeast Asia
  • Sharing of knowledge and experience
    regarding business and EA best practices
    and implementation

To find out more and to register for the event in Kuala Lumpur, please
click here


The Open Group Governing Board
Election Results

Following the recent call for nominations (March 31, 2014) for the position of The Open Group Governing Board Member Representative, we are pleased to confirm Peter Haviland, EY, has been elected to the position for a term of 3 years from July 2014.

Mr. Haviland's nomination was approved by the Governing Board at its May 2014 meeting.

As a reminder, your four elected Member Representatives to the Governing Board are:

Terry Blevins (Mitre)
Alan Doniger (ACDCS)
Pete Haviland (EY)
Nick Gertin (US Navy)

We are sure everyone joins us in a huge 'Thank You' for the time, resource and commitment Tom van Sante gave to this position for the past term.

We hope everyone will continue to advance their interests through your elected Member Representatives.  If you should ever have any questions, or want to know more about their areas of expertise, please go to: http://www.opengroup.org/aboutus/elected

Thank you to all who participated in this election process.  See you Boston!!!

New publications

Visit The Open Group Bookstore for the latest publications and downloads.

These include:

Open Platform 3.0™ Delivering Value  (13 May 2014) [Webinar]

The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum
(05 Jun 2014) [Information Sheets]


New members

The Open Group would like to welcome the following new members in the last month:


Recent blogs

The Digital Ecosystem Paradox - Learning to Move to Better Digital Design Outcomes
By Mark Skilton, Professor, Warwick Business School

Business Capabilities - Taking your Organization to the Next Dimension
By Stuart Macgregor, CEO, Real IRM

Upcoming events
in 2014

Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™
The Open Group - Boston, July 21-22, 2014
Boston, USA
All Member Working Meeting July 21-24, 2014

Business Transformation through Enterprise Architecture
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
August 18-19, 2014

Delivering Business Value through Enterprise Architecture
Bratislava, Slovakia
September 24, 2014

Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™
The Open Group - London October 20-21, 2014
London, UK
All Member Working Meeting October 20-23, 2014




Join in the

With over 8775 individuals, our LinkedIn Group has all the up-to-date news and conversation.


In the media

The Future of Networks
Computer Weekly

Future Shock - The Race to Embrace Agile Development
Information Age




Join our
upcoming webinar

Modelling, Analysing and Improving an ERP Architecture with ArchiMate®

Date: 25th June, 2014

Time: 16.00 BST 11:00 EDT, 08:00 PDT

In this webinar, BiZZdesign and TransWare will present a method for transforming an existing ERP landscape into ArchiMate® models creating insight in its coherence and enabling analysis for improved implementation.

Presented by

Tim Vehof, Consultant, BiZZdesign and Heinz-Jurgen Scherer, CEO, TransWare

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