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The Open Group Conference
Newport Beach, CA, USA, January 28-31, 2013

Objective of Meeting

The Open Group Conference Newport Beach, CA, 2013 took place at the Balboa Beach Club.

The conference gathered to focus on Big Data – The Transformation we Need to Embrace Today .


Each day of the conference included a mix of plenary presentations, with industry leaders from near and far sharing their insights on the conference theme; and a set of parallel tracks examining specific areas in depth.

The presentations can be accessed from the links below under separate daily headings:

The presentations referenced below are freely available only to members of The Open Group and conference attendees.

Monday January 28

PLENARY: Architecting Big Data
Big Data
Data Architecture and Big Data
Professional Development
TOGAF® Tutorials
ArchiMate® Tutorials

Tuesday January 29

PLENARY: Securing Big Data
Business Architecture
EA & Business Strategy
EA & Business Value
EA & The Energy Industry
Distributed Services Architecture Case Studies
Distributed Services Architecture
  • Applied SOA Standards [PDF 1/4] [PDF 2/4] [PDF 3/4] [PDF 4/4]
    Ali Arsanjani, Distinguished Engineer, CTO Business Performance & Service Optimization, IBM, US
    Heather Kreger, CTO International Standards, IBM, US
Security and Risk Management
Big Data

Wednesday January 30

Architecting the Cloud
Cloud Computing for Business
Architecting the Future – Cloud, Mobility, and Analytics
EA and Strategic Planning
ArchiMate® Case Studies
Architecture Methods & Techniques


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 world.

Next Steps

The next Open Group Conference will be held in Sydney, Australia, April 15-18, 2013.

If you are interested in presenting at future Open Group Conferences, then please submit a Presentation Proposal.


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