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Presentations

March, 2012
COBIT® 5.0 and TOGAF® 9: EA Governance Made Practical Durban
Stuart Macgregor

This presentation looks at governance as the key to entrenching EA into an organisation. It touches on the mapping between COBIT and TOGAF® with specific focus on the control points required to sustain a business-appropriate EA Practice. In addition, it offers insight into COBIT 5 and how it supports EA

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March, 2012
Enterprise Architecture in Shoprite: Crafting architecture governance into IT business processes - Cape Town
Jean Buÿs

This presentation provides a walk through of the architecture processes and architecture governance authorities in the Shoprite Group of Companies. It shows how the architecture processes are integrated into the strategic and operational IT processes of the organization. A live demo of the process models in the EA repository is provided.

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March, 2012
Sasol - Functional Excellence...a year later Jhb and Pta
Peter van Hoof

This presentation is a reflection on what has been delivered in Sasol's Functional Excellence (FE) programme. It also includes the role of Business Process Management as an integral part of Sasol’s future governance landscape.

February, 2012
Master Data Management – The Discipline, Not the Technology
Adriaan Vorster

In his presentation Adriaan Vorster discusses the need to reconsider the current data management landscape and to establish mechanisms to deal with unstructured, duplicate and redundant data. He argues that the master data management problem is pervasive and that the adoption of tools promising consolidated, quality enterprise data will only partly resolve it.

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January, 2012
New Standards for SOA and Cloud
Clive Hatton

In his presentation, Real IRM's Clive Hatton "unpacks" The Open Group's two new standards for SOA and Cloud - the SOA Reference Architecture (SOA RA), and the Service-Oriented Cloud Computing Infrastructure Framework (SOCCI). He includes a look at what these standards mean for anyone implementing SOA or Cloud Computing and presents an argument in favour of vendor-neutral standards.

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November, 2011
Enterprise Transformation and the Role of Open Standards
Allen Brown

In his presentation, Allen Brown, President and CEO of The Open Group, discusses enterprise transformation. The presentation includes the following key takeaways: Setting expectations and planning transformation; The role of standards in enterprise transformation; The work of the members of The Open Group.

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October, 2011
Parsons Brinckerhoff Makes BPM Work for Large Engineering Projects
Juan Le Roux

This presentation describes how Parsons Brinckerhoff applies sound process design and a BPM workflow engine to deliver process visibility, single point data entry, and integrated reporting. It shows how this has resulted in their creating effective, transparent business processes across the business value chain and has ultimately built mutual trust among the stakeholders.

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August, 2011
COBIT® 5.0 and TOGAF® 9: EA Governance Made Practical
Stuart Macgregor

This presentation looks at governance as the key to entrenching EA into an organisation. It touches on the mapping between COBIT and TOGAF® with specific focus on the control points required to sustain a business-appropriate EA Practice. In addition, it offers insight into COBIT 5 and how it supports EA.

Download 2.98 MB
July, 2011
Business Value from Information and Data Architectures
Janakies Louca - Presentation not available

In his presentation, Janakies Louca, Management Information Systems (MIS) Architect at South African Breweries (SAB), takes us through his experiences of establishing an architecture practice for MIS and then running various architecture projects using TOGAF® as their methodology. He shows how SAB have used architecture to bring clarity and visibility to the critical information and data designs for MIS.

June, 2011
Master Data Management – The Discipline, Not the Technology
Adriaan Vorster

In his presentation Adriaan Vorster discusses the need to reconsider the current data management landscape and to establish mechanisms to deal with unstructured, duplicate and redundant data. He argues that the master data management problem is pervasive and that the adoption of tools promising consolidated, quality enterprise data will only partly resolve it.

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May, 2011
Transition Architectures
Komborero Makoni

This presentation focuses on the JD Group’s Transition Architectures which document incremental states of architecture within an organisation so as to identify and manage the scope of work during a period of change. These Transition Architectures are based on the TOGAF®9 framework and principles, and the presentation shows the components used when defining them.

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February, 2011
TOGAF® / GWEA Case Study – SEDA’s Approach to EA
Marcus Veeraragaloo and Kgaugelo Phochana

This month’s EA Forum is a look at how SEDA developed an Enterprise Architecture Anchor Model that is in line with the Government Wide Enterprise Architecture (GWEA) version 1.2. It touches on the work that was done and how the various frameworks and methodologies - particularly TOGAF® 9 and the Zachman Framework - were used.

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January, 2011
"Do You Speak SOA"?
Clive Hatton

This presentation looks at The Open Group’s recently announced SOA Ontology Technical Standard. It focuses on how the Ontology can be used to understand SOA, and more importantly, to set common definitions and interpretations of key concepts that can be agreed and used with others in the company and between organizations.

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December, 2010
Why “Primitive” Models?
John Zachman - No Presentation available

John A. Zachman presented an introduction to the Sample Models for each of the cells of the Zachman Framework as well as defined the utility of the single-variable, "Primitive" models required for engineering an Enterprise.

October, 2010
Are Business Analysts Enterprise Architects?
Jolita Fourie

Jolita Fourie’s presentation covers the key knowledge areas within the Business Analysis Framework (outlined within the IIBA's Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)) that relate to Enterprise Business Analysis and includes an overview of the discipline.

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October, 2010
EMMMv Breakfast Seminar 22 Oct 2010
Johann Muller, Anglo American

The Open Group’s EMMMv forum hosted a breakfast seminar in celebration of the creation of the first exploration and mining business process reference model.

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October, 2010
EMMMv Breakfast Seminar 22 Oct 2010
Sarina Viljoen, The Open Group SA

The Open Group’s EMMMv forum hosted a breakfast seminar in celebration of the creation of the first exploration and mining business process reference model.

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October, 2010
EMMMv Breakfast Seminar 22 Oct 2010
Mike Woodhall, Gijima

The Open Group’s EMMMv forum hosted a breakfast seminar in celebration of the creation of the first exploration and mining business process reference model.

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October, 2010
EMMMv Breakfast Seminar 22 Oct 2010
Roy Irvine, Datamine

The Open Group’s EMMMv forum hosted a breakfast seminar in celebration of the creation of the first exploration and mining business process reference model.

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July, 2010
What is Enterprise Architecture?
Jan Mentz

In his presentation, Jan Mentz tackles some of the problems with defining EA by giving us insight into the lack of theoretical (and possibly philosophical!) grounding that is, or should be inherent to EA. He also highlights the issues that stem from EA’s foundation in information systems and information technology, and considers the usefulness of ISO/IEC 42010:2007 as a basis for defining EA.

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