Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Conference

Date: February 26-27, 2007
Venue: Taj Lands End, Band Stand,Bandra (West), Mumbai, Indiabr

Overview | Speakers

Infosys is a sponsor of The Open Group's Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Conference in Mumbai. The conference will address the key issues and challenges faced by enterprise and IT architects, and executives overseeing enterprise and IT architecture.

Session 1

Enterprise Architecture: Enabling the Flat World

Speaker: S.Gopalakrishnan, COO, Infosys Technologies
Date/Time: February 26, 2007, 0915 IST

Session Overview
Infosys believes that Enterprise Architecture plays a very important and enabling role in creating flexibility and adaptability in organizations. We must create an architecture that can be shared and into which partners can integrate seamlessly without jeopardizing security, confidentiality or performance. It must leverage the evolution into Web 2.0 and other new participative technologies. S. Gopalakrishnan will speak about how emerging technologies and social value networks are impacting the way we think about Enterprise Architecture.

Session 2

The Role of the IT Architect in a Global Environment

Speaker: Sohrab Kakalia, Vice President & Head of Technology Consulting, Infosys Technologies
Date/Time: February 26, 2007, 1700 IST

Session Overview

Sohrab Kakalia will illustrate how Infosys created an architectural ecosystem in which business and technical consultants, application architects and delivery teams collaborate to produce solutions. He will discuss how the ecosystem integrates with client architectural functions, and how it impacts the conventional processes of thinking, brainstorming, communicating, governing and managing global resource pools in Business and IT architecture provisioning.



S. Gopalakrishnan

S. Gopalakrishnan (Kris to his colleagues) is one of the founders of Infosys Technologies Limited. He plays a key role in defining the company strategy and in using technology and innovation to maintain the company's leadership in the industry. Kris has been Infosys' Chief Operating Officer since April 2002. His responsibilities include Customer Services, Technology, Investments and Acquisitions. He is also the Chairperson of Infosys Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys Technologies Limited.

Jeremy provides consultancy services in new business models that support end-customer segments in the consumer and enterprise markets of North America and Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Texas.

Sohrab Kakalia

Sohrab Kakalia is a Vice President & Head of Technology Consulting at Infosys Technologies. He has 20 years of experience in the IT industry, and has helped several leading corporations transform, design and integrate their software systems to achieve efficient and competitive operations. He has led many large, end-to-end multi-technology projects in the hardware, OS, application software, network, and security domains.


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