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The Open Group October 2022 Event: Digital Open Standards

Overview: October 17-19, 2022

Click here for the event Agenda where you will find synopses of the presentations.

The presentations, linked below for each day, are freely available to members of The Open Group and event attendees.

Enterprise Architecture & Sustainability

One of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals is aimed specifically at industry and innovation, with the intention to: “Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation”. The UN vision is that such a goal will lead not only to a reduction in the significant carbon footprint of the IT industry, but will, itself, introduce and promote new technologies to impact sustainability across all industries to contribute toward a much greener future. This section of the event focused upon the critical roles of the Enterprise Architect and technology standards in aligning the strategy of the Portfolio of Digital Open Standards with the goals of increasing sustainability and reducing emissions.

TOGAF® User Group

The TOGAF Standard, a standard of The Open Group, is the open Enterprise Architecture standard used by the world’s leading organizations to improve business efficiency. The Open Group TOGAF Certification Program has enabled more than 100,000 Enterprise Architects and trainers around the globe to demonstrate their proven knowledge of the framework. The TOGAF User Group focused upon some of the latest developments of the TOGAF Standard, 10th Edition, and its associated certification and training programs, to examine how they will impact your business in the Agile and digital environment.

Open Professions Program Overview

The development and implementation of Digital Open Standards is often only as good as the professionals who direct and control the Digital Transformation efforts within a business. The Open Group Open Professions Program provides globally recognized credentials to ensure, with an experienced-based certification program that also provides a formal and recognized career progression for the individual professional, that the best candidates can be found by a business to fill the challenging roles in the move to digital. This workshop focused on the value of the individual technical professional certifications within the program, for both the individuals concerned and the companies they work for.

Business Scenario Workshop on the Exchange of Environmental Data

This workshop examined the current barriers that exist to the capture, measurement, exchange, and use of environmental data in order to understand the views of the various constituencies involved in the capture, measurement, and sharing of carbon data for Scopes 1, 2, and 3. This work will ultimately result in a findings document and presentation which will generally benefit these stakeholders in understanding the issues of concern to all the various constituencies. The output will also help to inform the work of The Open Group Open Footprint™ Forum, which is working on standards and an open source reference data platform in this area.

Portfolio of Digital Open Standards

The Open Group members have collaborated to create the Portfolio of Digital Open Standards – describing how digital standards can be best used together to accelerate the adoption of digital practices across an organization, facilitating sustainable and enduring change. Whether your organization is an established enterprise, looking for Digital Transformation, or an entrepreneurial start-up looking to utilize a digital model from day one, the Portfolio of Digital Open Standards provides thought-leading guidance, no matter what your entry point, to competing in the digital economy, and examines the transformation issues being faced, and the development and implementation of the digital standards to address business, management, operational, and governance issues, that are critical to success.

Day 1: Enterprise Architecture & Sustainablity

Day 2: TOGAF® User Group | Open Professions Program Overview | Business Scenario Workshop on the Exchange of Environmental Data

Day 3: Portfolio of Digital Open Standards

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