In his presentation Alryn Smit questions whether the IT terms, Configuration Management, Asset Management, Inventory Management, Service Management and CMDB are understood within themselves or whether they are being used too generically in a bid to address other issues in the organization.
In his presentation, Jan de Beer, who was awarded his ITAC Level II (Master Certified IT Architect) in January 2009, shares his experiences around achieving his ITAC certification and his thoughts on the value that the ITAC certification has brought him from a professional stand-point. Jan also discusses the requirements for attaining the certification.
This presentation focuses on the new KING III code and the key requirements that can be enabled by EA and IT Governance; namely the development and maintenance of an IT Charter/policy that follows a formal Internal Control Framework, and the maintenance of Business / IT alignment and its documentation in a formal IT Strategy.
The presentation focuses on an enterprise architecture (EA) survey that Sybase conducted through ITWeb earlier this year. The survey aimed to determine the adoption level of EA in South Africa as well as to gain perspective on its uses locally. The results show trends within the local EA market, both in terms of its current state and what we can expect in the future.
The presentation includes a discussion on:
1. SOA-in-brief described in practical business terms
2. “The Good, The Bad & The Ugly” in SOA
3. How does one establish SOA? – a real example
The South African government is the first public sector entity to formally adopt and adapt TOGAF® 9 for Enterprise Architecture (EA). The framework that resulted is referred to as the Government Wide Enterprise Architecture (GWEA) Framework. This presentation is a discussion on the creation and evolution of the framework as well as its alignment to TOGAF® 9.
This presentation is a discussion on a project governance framework. It focuses on the definition of project goals, clarification of roles and responsibilities, risk management, change management, evidentiary requirements for an audit, and the enablement of project delivery.
This presentation provides insight into the work taking place in UNISA‘s usability laboratory. It includes examples of usability and eye-tracking studies and their results, and shows how a focus on usability and user-centred design improves delivery of the various layers of an enterprise architecture.
The aim of this presentation is to introduce the Archimate Language to South African architects with a special focus on describing the key elements of the notation. A sample set of domain viewpoints described by ArchiMate is also discussed and explained.
This presentation describes how Nedbank has improved the quality of business requirements by using an Enterprise Architecture approach to identify and create processes from which use cases are defined and automatically generated for solution development.
This presentation includes the manner in which the domain architectures are used in the solution architecture to support project execution. The solution architecture comprises project definition, business requirement specifications, system requirement specifications and application integration specifications.
Following on from Shannon Naidoo’s successful presentation at the Enterprise Architecture Practitioners’ Conference in June, this presentation outlines the history of Solution Architecture modelling at Eskom Distribution. Particular emphasis is placed on the usage of the Solution Architecture domain and examples of solution models representing various views of the application and/or integration are discussed.
Event took place during July 2008 at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Event took place in Johannesburg during June 2008. Please follow this link for the program
Where is the information?
The Open Group has developed an IT Architect Certification (ITAC) programme in response to the growing demand for IT Architects with a proven track record of success. The programme sets an independent, industry-wide standard for IT Architects that validates their skills, experience and success in architecting solutions across the whole lifecycle.
Anglo Platinum used principles developed by their EA practice to guide the development of their ICT Strategy. This included both the directing and organising of the ICT function.
Telkom SA maximised the value gained from reference architectures; e-TOM, TAM, SID and TOGAF®, to create an effective enterprise architecture.
Architecture-related projects and programs often encounter difficulty in mastering the issues pertaining to change, people and leadership. There are several key principles of effective change management that make a difference in these projects.