IT Management Professionals: How to Optimize Value Delivery
Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm MST
Objective of Meeting
Ths objective of this special event was to support IT Management Professionals with innovative ways to address use-cases and the opportunity to network with one another and discuss ways to approach shared issues and opportunities. Also, to share examples of success from both customers and vendors using The Open Group open standards.
The IT Management Professionals special event was presented in two parts.
In part 1, end customers presented use-cases and how they approached them. (Please note that access to presentations is restricted to members and event attendees.)
Introduction to the ITMP Special Event
Linda Kavanagh, IT4IT Forum Director, The Open Group
Applying IT4IT™ at a Fortune 100 Company
Michael Fulton, Associate Vice President, IT Strategy & Innovation, Nationwide
How to Conduct an Effective Tools Rationalization for IT and Beyond
Stephanie Ramsay, Sr. IT Principal Architect, Raytheon
The IT4IT™ Implementation Journey Within Boeing
Jason Thurmond, Senior Service Architect, The Boeing Company; and
Stephen Weber, Senior Business Architect, The Boeing Company
In part 2, technology vendors shared how they use industry open standards externally for the benefit of their customers and internally to drive competitive advantage:
ServiceNow and IT4IT™
Mark Bodman, Senior Product Manager, ServiceNow
Evolve your Operating Model: Unlock the Full Potential of your Digital Ambition
John Esler, Client Principal, HPE PointNext
Micro Focus: The #1 IT4IT™ Tooling Company
Lars Rossen, Fellow, Micro Focus
Think Big Start Small: Tried and True Approach for IT4IT™ Implementation
Varun Vijaykumar, Senior ITSM Consultant, HCL Technologies
PANEL: Where the Rubber Hits the Road: How Vendors See IT4IT™ Building Competitive Advantage
Moderated by: Dana Gardner, President & Principal Analyst, Interarbor Solutions
Panelists: Rob Akershoek (Fruition Partners, a DXC Technology Company), Jerrod Bennett (Dreamtsoft), Mark Bodman, John Esler, Lars Rossen, and Varun Vijaykumar
Audience members learned key applications of The Open Group IT4IT Reference Architecture (RA) open standard.
IT4IT Forum members were invited to participate in the IT4IT Forum Review of the “Guide to IT Tools Rationalization using the IT4IT Standard” and enter comments in February before the deadline.
Audience participants were invited to download the finished publication in Q2 2019 from The Open Group Library by searching “IT4IT” in the “Guide” category.