The ITANA Business Architecture Working Group discusses the broad domain of Business Architecture with the intent to develop tools and methods for the IT organization to become a strategic partner with the business. The goal is to bring together practitioners and provide a forum for sharing resources, ideas, experience and, inspiration.
Interested in participating? Please contact Dana Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter 2019 Call Program
- Presentation by Betsy Draper and Angela Chauncey from Kansas State University: Federated Business Architecture Approach at Kansas State University
2017-01-18 Call Notes
- The call featured Ladan Heit, Enterprise Architect from Wilfrid Laurier University which is located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Ladan will demonstrate Business Architecture methods using the Insight-EA - Enterprise & Business Architecture SaaS Platform.
Business Architecture allows an organization to build a holistic view across multiple dimensions such as capabilities, people, processes, assets, and information, etc. so strategic objectives can better align with tactical demands.
The recording of a recent Open Group webinar about Insight EA is available at https://www.fios-insight.com/resources/videos/
2017-02-01 Call Notes
- Hosted by Piet Niederhausen from the University of Washington who lead a discussion of the following topics:
- Continue last week's Itana discussion on ERP programs, focusing on how are ERP programs are doing business architecture -- Piet will bring examples from the current UW finance program
- Discussion of doing business architecture for the IT organization, for example IT strategy, ITSM process maturity, workforce development, etc. -- Piet will share the range of things the EA team has tried at the UW and the associated challenges
- Last week's Itana call spent some time on UCSD's Enterprise Systems Renewal Program. Do working group members have experience with a similar renewal of "legacy" system programs?
Spring 2019 Call Program
Development of the working group charter
Topics of Interest:
Effective, repeatable tools/approaches/processes
What works specifically in higher ed; what’s worked/hasn’t?
Use of best practices such as Lean, Agile, ITSM, EA
How and where does Business Architecture fit into higher ed? What is the value proposition?