18For Enterprise Architecture Summit EVENTS IN YOUR ROLE: Enterprise Architecture May 23 - 24 . National Harbor, MD . gartner.com/us/ea The Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit is the must-attend gathering for new and established enterprise architects, strategists, planners and innovators. It stands alone as the annual community event for EA idea generation. Today's top enterprise architects are collaborating more than ever with business counterparts on the most vital strategic business decisions that achieve higher performance results. Focusing less on control and more on collaboration, enterprise architects are delivering a whole new level of business value. Access groundbreaking research on the approaches, tools and techniques that make EA a transformative discipline.Who should attend? Senior IT and business professionals responsible for delivering successful EA, including:. Enterprise architects. Application, solution, business and technical architects. Strategy and planning heads. CIOs and senior IT management. Business and systems analysts. IT innovation teamsKey benefits of attending. Get practical advice on how to address disruptive technologies and manage innovation.. Understand and keep pace with application portfolio management, SOA, business process management and other shifting trends.. Gain insight on how to optimize costs to achieve a steady state and plan for the future.. Learn how to reposition your IT assets strategically.. Understand which new business models and approaches will let you identify opportunities, recognize threats and respond to challenges quickly.. Get the tools you need to Create an organization that forecasts and absorbs change, and reports results accurately.. Discover how to look beyond technology management and understand the emerging innovations occurring in EA.. Determine which EA approach supports your business the best.. Business and IT unification: why, when and how . EA approaches to support your business goals . Defining the business, information, technical and solution architecture . Effective EA road maps and migration plans . The business value of EA . Best practices for application and technology portfolio management . Trends with impact: application portfolio management, SOA and cloud computing . Architecting solutions to keep IT operating costs lowHot topicsBETSY BURTON Vice President and Distinguished Analyst Gartner ResearchConferencechairEnterprise Architecture SummitMay 14 - 15 | London U.K.Global Events IN YOUR ROLEGreat networking. One-on-one sessions are invaluable!
18For more information about upcoming Gartner events, visit gartner.com/events or call 1 866 405 2511.19Gartner Enterprise Architecture Foundation Seminars provide the fundamentals of developing a world-class model for an EA program. Through hands-on exercises and classroom-style attention, EA practitioners will learn a disciplined process - from planning, implementation and governance, to organizational roles and integration. No previous EA knowledge is required. Three ways Gartner seminars are different 1. Classroom-style settingThe intimate forum enables attendees to share detailed experiences with their peers and enjoy face time with two Gartner EA analysts who lead the seminar. 2. Focus on the basicsParticipants learn the key fundamentals of EA, including new strategies and best practices they can apply immediately. 3. Deeper learning experienceHands-on exercises and focused attention make seminars a rewarding experience. Four U.S. Enterprise Architecture Foundation Seminars in 2012April 2 - 3 Colocated with Gartner Business Intelligence Summit and Master Data Management Summit, Los Angeles, CA Speakers: Betsy Burton, Dave Guevara May 21 - 22 Colocated with Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit, National Harbor, MD Speakers: R. Scott Bittler, Nicholas GallSeptember 10 - 11 Colocated with Gartner Outsourcing & Strategic Partnerships Summit and IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit, Orlando, FL Speakers: R. Scott Bittler, Nicholas GallNovember 29 - 30 Colocated with Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit, Las Vegas, NV Speakers: Betsy Burton, Dave GuevaraEnterprise Architecture Foundation Seminars EVENTS IN YOUR ROLE: Enterprise ArchitectureFor 2511.. Business and IT unification: why, when and how . EA approaches to support your business goals . Defining the business, information, technical and solution architecture . Effective EA road maps and migration plans . The business value of EA . Best practices for application and technology portfolio management . Trends with impact: application portfolio management, SOA and cloud computing . Architecting solutions to keep IT operating costs lowHot topicsEnterprise Architecture Foundation SeminarsFebruary 28 - 29 | Egham, U.K.June 5 - 6 | Sydney, AustraliaJune 12 - 13 | Melbourne, AustraliaOctober 2 - 3 | Egham, U.K.December 4 - 5 | Amsterdam, NLGlobal Events IN YOUR ROLEgartner.com/us/easeminars