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May, 2009
A Project Governance Framework
Carol Thomas, Auditor-General

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.

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March, 2009
Usability and Eye Tracking
Marco Pretorius, Usability Manager & Researcher

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.

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November, 2008
Moving From Checkmate to Archimate
Louw Labuschagne, Real IRM

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.

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October, 2008
Business Requirements, Use Cases, and EA Assets…
Marius Snel, Nedbank

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.

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August, 2008
Enterprise Architecture in Support of Project Execution
Etienne Venter, Woolworths

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.

July, 2008
Solution Architecture for Eskom Distribution
Krystal Raptopoulos, Eskom

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.

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July, 2008
Life Assurance Industry EA Event
Stuart Macgregor, Real IRM and Freda du Toit, SDT Financial Software Solutions

Event took place during July 2008 at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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June, 2008
Enterprise Architecture Practitioners' Conference

Event took place in Johannesburg during June 2008. Please follow this link for the program

April, 2008
Taking TOGAF® Forward
Stuart Macgregor, Real IRM

Where is the information?

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February, 2008
Benchmark for IT Architects
Paul van der Merwe, Real IRM

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.

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November, 2007
The Role of EA in ICT Strategy
Johan van Tonder, Anglo Platinum

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.

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September, 2007
Telkom Realises Returns from Reference Architectures
Peter Waugh, Telkom

Telkom SA maximised the value gained from reference architectures; e-TOM, TAM, SID and TOGAF®, to create an effective enterprise architecture.

August, 2007
Driving EA Change in Your Organisation
Bernard Wakeford & Debbie Kruger, YSA-Lapin

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.

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August, 2007
An Academic Perspective of Enterprise Architecture
Gys le Roux, University of Pretoria
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June, 2007
Making Business Process Management Work
David Reetsang, Debswana Diamond Mine

Debswana Diamond Mine is making sense of the intricacies around business process management with the objective of understanding, implementing and continuously improving their business processes.

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May, 2007
A Well-Oiled Business Architecture
Peter van Hoof, Sasol

Sasol has developed a business architecture over several years and is starting to realise measurable value from it.

March, 2007
Enterprise Architecture Practitioners' Conference

Enterprise Architecture Practitioners' Conference Cape Town 2007 Link to Archive

Link to Archive

February, 2007
SOA Success!
Paul van der Merwe, Real IRM and Maja Tibbling, Con-way Inc.

Maja Tibbling, discusses how Con-way established a strong architectural foundation that is enabling each evolutionary step of SOA, EDA and BPM, to help the business to remain competitive in a changing and consolidating market.

November, 2006
EA Delivers Demonstrable Value
Mohamed Ganie, Armscor

Armscor is reviewing their existing application portfolio in pursuit of reduced costs and improved business alignment. Their Management Board requested the URS be generated from their established enterprise architecture capability.

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October, 2006
Architectural Thinking
Gisela Lotringer, IBM

This is IBM's view of architectural thinking including the role of an IT Architect, the methods they use, and the responsibilities and interactions they have during the course of a project.