The Open Group is a vendor-neutral and technology-neutral consortium with a foundation in its members: a diverse group that spans all sectors of the IT community - IT customers, systems and solutions suppliers, tool vendors, integrators and consultants, as well as academia and researchers. These members come from all over the world and include some of the largest IT buyers and vendors, representing both government and commercial enterprises.
TOGAF® is an industry standard architecture framework that may be used freely by any organization wishing to develop an information systems architecture for use within that organization.
Real IRM, represents The Open Group in South Africa and brings local IT customers, vendors, consultants, governments and academics together through The Open Group's Enterprise Architecture Forum.
The Open Group’s Exploration, Mining, Metals and Minerals (EMMM) forum collaborates to create reference models (such as mining process and information models) for the exploration and mining industry.
ArchiMate® is an open and independent modelling language for EA. The standard provides a notation to enable the unambiguous description, analysis, and visualisation of the relationships among business domains.
Stuart Macgregor's presentation focuses on how a synergistic approach between Corporate Governance, IT Governance, and Enterprise Architecture can increase an organisation’s value while reducing cost. He includes a look at how King III and COBIT 5 make enterprise architecture the CEO’s accountability.