Infosys at the IT Architecture Practitioners Conference

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Event Details


Enterprise Architecture Benchmarking Survey (Stream#1 - Enterprise Architecture Development)
Venue: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
Speaker: Sohel Aziz, Principal Architect, Infosys; Thomas Obitz, Senior Technical Architect, Infosys
Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Time: 1130 CET
Venue: Hotel Fira Palace, Barcelona, Spain


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Session Overview
Sohel Aziz and Thomas Obitz, of Infosys, present a session on Enterprise Architecture Benchmarking Survey.

Enterprise architecture is the key to providing enterprise agility and managing innovation with strategic business acumen.

Infosys aimed to understand the key concerns impacting enterprise architecture programs and best practices to overcome them. To this end, we conducted a survey investigating

  • Key drivers and objectives of enterprise architecture
  • Current focus of enterprise architecture teams
  • Process and approach followed to achieve the desired results
  • Structure of the Enterprise Architecture function and its alignment inside the organization
  • Metrics to track and measure success

The survey demonstrated that in most organizations Enterprise Architecture has been accepted as a key component of the overall IT operating model. It can enable business value creation through IT as well as efficient IT management.



Sohel Aziz

Sohel Aziz is a Principal Architect with Infosys Technologies. He has over 12 years of experience as technology architect, technology program manager and analyst. Sohel has extensive experience in enterprise and technical architecture assessment and definition. His current focus areas are enterprise architecture and effective governance models.


Thomas Obitz

Thomas Obitz is a Senior Technical Architect with Infosys Technologies. He has more than 15 years of experience in software development. He has vast experience in conceptualizing and designing large scale distributed systems, especially in the area of investment banking and capital markets. He has been working with enterprise architecture groups reviewing application landscapes and adopting them for improved support of the corporate's processes and value propositions.

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