The Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2011 brings together the largest number of Chief Enterprise Architects in the Americas. This annual EA community gathering explores the critical foundational elements of EA, examines the integration with closely related competencies that apply or directly impact EA and introduces forward thinking innovations occurring in EA that are driving business strategy and maximizing business value in high performance organizations.

Key topics to be covered:
  • Linking EA and Business Strategy
  • Measuring the Business Value of EA
  • Creating EA Road Maps and Migration Plans
  • Balancing Cost, Value and Innovation and Growth
  • Delivering Business Value Outcomes
  • Integrating EA, BPM, BPA, SOA, Agile and More
  • The Little BIG Things – Driving Business Value through EXCELLENCE: Tom Peters, Co-Author of In Search of Excellence
  • Why Games Make Us Better -- and How They Can Help Us Achieve Extraordinary Goals: Jane McGonigal, Director of Game Research & Development and Author
  • You’ve Got A Seat at the Table: Now What?: Gartner Analyst Betsy Burton
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Jeff Gibson, Vice President of Consulting, The Table Group
  • Plan for Orphaned Data When Decommissioning Applications: Gartner Analyst Andy Kyte