Presentation on theme: "EA Landscape in South Africa Wynand Vorster Product Manager Friday, October 30, 2009."— Presentation transcript:
EA Landscape in South Africa Wynand Vorster Product Manager Friday, October 30, 2009
Agenda Survey Overview and introduction EA Survey objectives EA Survey results Q&A
IMPACT ANALYSIS & AGILE BUSINESS Sun Tzu notes, superior commanders succeed in situations where ordinary people fail because they obtain more timely information and use it more quickly. The Art of War for Executives Donald G. Krause
GARTNER ON METADATA MANAGEMENT Top 10 Priorities for CIOs in 2008 forward from Gartner –Green IT –Unified Communication –Business Process Modeling –Metadata Management –Virtualization 2.0 –…
What did we focus on ? Business Agility and IT Alignment –Impact Analysis reduces time, cost and risk –Change Management eases implementation Regulatory Compliance –MiFD, SOX, Basel II demand consistent standards –Traceability reports provide insurance Ensure all holes are found/covered Reduces impact of an audit Foundation for SOA –Depends on consistent integration –Repository of Assets aligned to Process
What do we understand ? What do we Know? –Business Goals and Strategy –Requirements and Use Cases –Business Process Modeling and Process Orchestration –Information Architecture (Data and Databases) –Application Architecture (Business Logic) –Technology Architecture (Infrastructure) EA= Bringing it all together
Sybase EA Survey Results Survey Results Question: Who here completed the Survey ?
Survey Results - Initiatives Sporadic Adoption Revived programs No initiatives ? Lack of urgency Dodo Birds in the mix ? Adapt of die
Survey Results - Industry
Survey Results - Roles Roles Variety of roles EA Focus per role Architects / CXO High level buy-in
Survey Results - Geography Geographic Spread Focused on Gauteng Importance of Geographic spread Organization Maturity
Survey Results – Value of EA
Survey Results - Frameworks Question: Who uses which framework ?
Survey Results - Tools Question: Are EA Tools necessary from implementing a successful EA strategy ?
Survey Results – Documenting and Impact analysis Not important ? Why not ?
EA Forum Survey – Feedback / Q&A EA Forum Survey –Level of EA Adoption is high –More organizations at a level of maturity than expected –Still a large amount of organizations that are confused by EA. What additional information would you like to see ? –Questions ? –Annual Survey
"Survival is ultimately dependent on the ability to change and evolve". These days it is put a little more succinctly. "Adapt or die – Charles Darwin Survey Results – EA Forum