The Open Group Conference, Cannes, France
April 23-27, 2012
Objective of Meeting
The Open Group Conference Cannes 2012 took place at the JW Marriott Cannes on the Cote d' Azur.
The conference gathered to focus on Enterprise Transformation.
Each day of the conference included a mix of plenary
presentations, with industry leaders from near and far sharing their
insights on the conference themes; and a set of parallel tracks examining
specific areas in depth. The various tracks delivered presentations by
Enterprise Architecture professionals from both vendor and customer
organizations; and provided experience-based insight into the approaches
and methods that have proved most effective for developing architectures
around the world.
The presentations can be accessed from the links below under separate
The presentations referenced below are freely
available only to members of The Open Group and conference attendees.
Monday April 23 Keynote Sessions: Enterprise Transformation
Allen Brown, President & CEO, The Open Group
Business Models, IT, and Enterprise Transformation
Dr. Alexander Osterwalder, Entrepreneur and Business Model Innovator
EA and Transformation: An Enterprise Issue, a New Role for the CIO?
Hervé Gouezel, Advisor to CEO, BNP Paribas
Eric Boulay, Founder and CEO, Arismore
Why We Can't Agree on What We Mean by Enterprise Architecture
Leonard Fehskens, VP Skills and Capabilities, The Open Group, US Spotlights
PARALLEL TRACKS EA & Enterprise Transformation
EA Professional Development
Are We Ready for Cloud Semantic Interoperability?
Jason Bloomberg, President, ZapThink, US
Building Semantic Interoperability in Europe: Federation of Semantic Asset Repositories
João Rodrigues Frade, Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Belgium
The Semantics of Cloud Access
Dr. Chris Harding, Forum Director for SOA and Semantic Interoperability, The Open Group
Assuring Data Quality to Support Merger Integration
Roberta Shauger, Senior Partner, UDEF-IT, LLC, US TOGAF® Tutorial for SOA
TOGAF® and ArchiMate®
Tuesday April 24 Keynote Sessions: Enterprise Transformation
PARALLEL TRACKS Business Innovation and Technological Disruption: The Challenges to EA
WORKSHOP: Architecting the Future: Cloud, Mobility, and Analytics
A workshop on framing and constructing architectural artifacts to enable business innovation
Daniel Spar, Enterprise Architecture Practice Champion, Deloitte Consulting
Business Models and Enterprise Architecture: Connecting Innovation and Implementation
Remco Blom, Senior Enterprise Architecture Consultant, BiZZdesign, Netherlands
Enterprise 3.0 – How the "Big Data" Paradigm is Rewriting Tomorrow’s Enterprise Architecture Direction
Soumen Chatterjee, Senior Technology Architect, Infosys, UK Agile Enterprise Architecture
Enterprise Architecture Management
Architecture Requirements Management
EA in the Banking Industry
Wednesday April 25 PARALLEL TRACKS
Cloud Computing for Business
Application and Process Integration in the Cloud: Key Challenges and Remedial Strategies
Samrat Ray, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle Business Integration Group
Facts Beat Hypes: Ignite your Cloud Journey with Solid EA Arguments
Andre Pedro, Senior Manager, Deloitte, Portugal
Patrick Büch, Senior Product Manager, Software AG
Using TOGAF® for the Cloud Ecosystem
Tejpal Virdi, Senior EA, Boeing Company, US
Kevin Sevigny, Partner, Conexiam Solutions Inc., Canada
Cloud? Get your Infrastructure Architecture to a Higher Level!
Daniel Jumelet, Consultant – Infrastructure & Architecture, Sogeti Netherlands BV Architecture Models and Modeling
Architecture Methods and Techniques
What is the Best Way to Link Architectrure Decisions and Architecture Principles?
Greenfield Enterprise Architecture Implementation
Salim Sheikh, IT Strategy Advisor, Integrating the Enterprise, UK
Assessing Architectural Significance
James Hosey, Senior Consultant, Systems Flow, Inc., US
Recalculating: Scenarios & Revision for a Live Roadmap
Dave Hornford, Partner, Conexiam Solutions Inc., Canada
How to Create and Use TOGAF® Content Metamodel Extensions for your Enterprise
Marc Walker, BT, UK
Jean Claude Franchitti, Cognizant
William Estrem, Metaplexity Associates LLC, US TOGAF® 9 Case Studies
Using a TOGAF®-Based EA Framework in the City of Helsinki HR Renewal Program
Janne Kallunki, Tieto, Finland
Initiating Enterprise Architecture using TOGAF® as a Bottoms-up Approach
Anil Krishnan, NNIT A/S, Denmark
TOGAF® and the SME: The Case of Sybase Ltd. and Anywhere Ltd.
Eduardo Miranda Molina, Anywhere s.r.o., Czech Republic
Softer Sides of EA in the Hard Edge World of Engineering: A TOGAF® Case Study
Stephen Wells, Chief Systems Architect, BAE Systems, UK
Paul Homan, EA Consultant, IBM, UK TOGAF® 9 Tutorials
TOGAF® 9 and ArchiMate® – Ask the Experts
Get your questions answered by those involved in developing the TOGAF® and ArchiMate® standards.
The presentations, tutorials, and workshops at the conference, and the
associated discussions and panel sessions, all provided participants
with a wealth of experience-based insight into current best practice in
architecture, security, and cloud computing, from leading experts and practitioners around
The next Open Group Conference will be
Washington, DC, July 16-20, 2012.
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