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Simplify Your EA With Context And Automation
with Gordon Barnett, Forrester Principal Analyst

03 April 2019

2 PM GMT+1 (London) ---- 3 PM GMT +2 (Oslo) ----- 9 AM EDT (Boston)

Join us for a webinar featuring 

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discussing why EA strategies are out of sync with digital business agendas and what to do about it.

Simplify Your EA With Context And Automation

Special guest: Gordon Barnett, Forrester Principal Analyst

Discussion points:

During this webinar, our top EA Analysts and experts will reveal how democratized access  to Data-Driven and model agnostic New EA drive business succ­­­­­­ess.  To succeed today, businesses must harness digital assets and ecosystems to continually improve customer outcomes and increase operational agility. Digital businesses thrive when they enable data-driven insight to drive operational and strategic decisions, informed by a deep understanding of their organizational capabilities and technology assets.

As a key enabler, data-driven New EA focusing on context and automation is becoming critical to success.

Key Findings revealed in a Forrester Research powered by Ardoq:

EA and non-EA pros agree on value of democratized data but disagree on their ability to activate it.
Poor user access to data harms digital business, but technical and strategic barriers limit EA’s ability to fix issues.
As EAs pivot their strategies around broader business goals, non-EA users can help identify the tools needed.


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Webinar Presenters 

Gordon BarnettGordon Barnett

Gordon serves CIOs, focusing on the best practices for business, technology, and enterprise architecture transformation. He is a recognized expert in helping companies use enterprise architecture, strategy, governance, and organizational design to address their current and future business challenges in the age of the customer.


Previous Work Experience

Gordon came to Forrester with more than 35 years of business and technology management experience in financial services, telecommunications, information technology, and governmental organizations. Prior to Forrester, Gordon served in various roles including CIO, CTO, chief architect, and business unit general manager.



Gordon has a Ph.D. in business administration (specializing in consumer behavior in eCommerce) from Northcentral University; an MBA from Huron University; an M.A. in finance (specializing in M&A) from London Business School; and a B.A. (first-class honors) from Kingston University in the UK. Gordon is also an ACCA accountant.

Magnus Valmot AM LondonMagnus Valmot

CEO Ardoq
Magnus is passionate about delivering tangible value, building great teams, and making a real difference to both customers as well as the people he works with.


Previous Work Experience

His previous work experience includes being fast-tracked to managerial position at global consulting firm PwC, where he led projects within strategy definition, process improvement, organizational development, benchmarking, and cost cutting in industries such as Oil & Gas, Energy, Defense and IT industries; and SVP Onboarding & Professional Services at Cxense ASA (CXENSE: Oslo), a global SaaS company specializing in data management and cross-platform personalization, where he had global responsibility for customer value delivery through the use of new technology.

Edward Granger_WebinarEd Granger

Product Strategist Ardoq
Ed Granger is an Enterprise Architect, Writer and Innovator. His role at Ardoq is simply to help bring the New EA to life. While he has a strong background in EA Frameworks and Processes, like the rest of the Ardoq Team Ed believes EA's future lies in Collaboration, Data and Analytics.


Previous Work Experience

Ed worked as a Lead Consultant specialising in EA Frameworks, Models and Tools, and advising clients in sectors as varied as Financial Services, Manufacturing and Government on how to use them to drive diverse missions like Application Portfolio Management, Cybersecurity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk and Compliance, Digital Transformation and Cloud Migration. He has presented at industry events and forums, and is keenly interested in applying Digital Innovation to EA.

Prior to that, Ed worked for ten years as an in-house Application and Information Architect in the Financial Services industry and is acutely aware of the need to match EA Theory and Best-Practice with the daily demands on the front-line Enterprise Architect.