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Face2Face 2018

Face2Face 2018 -

Register now at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference site.

Join us in Denver for a full-day pre-conference session!

Itana Face2Face 2018: Evaluating and Maturing Your Enterprise Architecture Practice

We will use the Itana EA Maturity Model for Higher Education and apply it to your institution. Case studies will highlight methods maturity of various aspects of the EA practices. Exercises will help you target maturity levels and define next steps in maturing your practice.

Outcomes: Apply the Itana EA Maturity Model to your institution* Apply lessons learned from other institutions to your own practice * Build a roadmap for maturing your enterprise or business architecture practice * Build your personal network with other practitioners"


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Coming Up

Next Conference Call
Topic: EA Practice Profiles and Maturity Reviews

Day/Time: October 19, 2018. 11AM PDT, Noon Mountain, 1PM Central, 2PM Eastern (6PM GMT)

The ITANA program is intended not just for enterprise architects, but for a wider audience including:

  • Business architecture -- Business architects, business stakeholders, business leaders, etc.

  • Information architecture --  Information architects, data stewards, business and technical consumers, et.

  • Technical architecture -- Technical architects, technical project managers and teams, etc.

Are you interested in leading a session? Please contact the ITANA Steering Committee.

Want to help out? Scribe a call. It's easy. You can scribe in email, in the wiki directly, in a Google Doc. Give a hand. Help out. Take notes.

Autumn 2018 Call Program




Oct 05
2018 - 2019 Kick-off Call Facilitator: Jim Phelps

2018-10-05 Call Note

Oct 19Practice of EAThe EA Maturity Model - Louis King, Piet Niederhausen2018-10-19 Call Note
Oct 30Face2Face 2018Applying the EAMM2018-10-30 Face2Face Resources
Nov 16MentoringMentoring Program & Pair/Triad Report Out

2018-11-16 Call Note

Nov 30Solution ArchAPI Management Working Group Report Out, Ashish Pandit2018-11-30 Call Note
Dec 14ProfilesBrendan Bellina (UCLA) - Capturing Architectural Posture – a Metrics-based Approach2018-12-14 Call Note

The full ITANA 2018-2019 Program will be published in late August. See the details for the call on the Conference Call page. Typically, sessions incorporate a brief (15-30 minute) presentation that shares content and elicits valuable feedback from the session attendees. Please contact the ITANA Steering Committee if you would like to present.

For working group and steering calls, see the Events page.

New Resources

EA Maturity Model

From the EAMM working group: EA Maturity Model

Join the conversation by sharing a practice profile or maturity review!

Itana 2017-2018 Year in Review

Itana did a lot of great work over the 2017-2018 call season.  We had 96 meetings and collaborated with 7 other groups.  There were 4 Working Groups and a Book Club last year.  Have a look at the Year In Review InfoGraphic on below.

Architecture Leadership

From our Spring 2016 Face2Face meeting: Architecture Leadership

See the Spring Face2Face 2016 Notes for more on this F2F.

Architecture Methods

From our Spring 2015 Face2Face meeting: Architecture Methods

See the Spring Face2Face 2015 Notes for more on how the participants worked together.