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  1. Roll Call (by timezone - East to West)
  2. Scribe Shout-out - It's easy to scribe: How To Scribe Itana Notes
  3. Agenda Bash
  4. Year End Wrap-Up Call - Jim


Announcements - Itana News, Working Group Report out

next session: zoom vs adobe
need more survey input re: recording particularly

2016-2017 Year End Wrap

FALL agenda review

louis: as we move towards the business and become more collaborative as architects, we (ironically) run into barriers or resistance within our IT organizations.

betsy: agree 150%. fall educause.

jim: peer review effort -- is it broad enough? is there an EA component?

jim: business architecture is valued by partners more than IT at the moment.

betsy: don't always have a smooth approach to feed biz arch requirements into IT systems design. encouraging six sigma approach because it is known on biz side. this is a bridging strategy.

jim: we've been trying to use capability maps to bridge, but is challenging when people weren't in room at time of development.

WINTER agenda review

louis: interested in tracking engagements. for an ea practice.

rupert, jim, ray: 2 week sprint cycles have been effective in capacity management.

jose: women in IT increased understanding.

SPRING agenda review

What do people think about recording sessions?

JJ: start small
Betsy: not sure of the value.
Louis: Should be easy to do. Not much risk. Not concerned about conversations being used in a negative way.
Jose: Nice to be able to share presentations.


Jim Phelps: Itana 2016-17 Program:

Dana Miller-Miami University-Ohio: Miami U has a similar resonance with Louis's comments about value of EA derived from business units outside of IT

Tina Ferrari: There's some background noise, maybe some paper shuffling? Might suggest going on mute...yeah. :)

Jim Phelps: Please chime in if you have thoughts or lessons

Louis King: Menlo Innovations

Louis King: High tech anthropologists :-)

Walter Green (UArkansas): There is a book concerning Menlo "Joy, Inc." by Rich Sheridan

Louis King: Joy, Inc., One of their books.

Tina Ferrari: Looking around the ITANA wiki and can't seem to find the presentation with WSO2.

Tina Ferrari: Found it...

Bob Dein (Miami OH): Agree. Thanks Jim and everyone else that ran ITANA and actively participated!

Jim Phelps:


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