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Enterprise Architecture & TOGAF
Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Serono International

Hewlett-Packard (Suisse) S.à.r.l.
Route du Nant-d’Avril 150
CH-1217 Meyrin / GE
(near Geneva Airport)

TOGAF is an industry standard framework for developing enterprise architectures, used by organizations around the world. It is openly accessible on The Open Group's public web server, and may be downloaded under a free, perpetual license by any organization wishing to develop an enterprise architecture for its own use.

TOGAF has been evolved continuously within The Open Group's Architecture Forum over the last twelve years, drawing on the knowledge and experience of The Open Group members who are themselves practising Architects working for a wide range of enterprises around the world.


14.00 Welcome - Serge Thorn, Serono International
14.15 Enterprise Architecture (French)
This presentation by Serge Thorn, Director IT Research and Innovation at Serono International, will describe what Enterprise Architecture is, how Serono International decided to run an EA Program, how it relates to IT Governance, and what are the program milestones.
15.00 Introduction to The Open Group (English)
This presentation by Chris Parnell, Marketing Director for Membership & Services of The Open Group, will explain the organization's role as a vendor and technology neutral consortium, whose vision of Boundaryless Information Flow™ will enable access to integrated information within and between enterprises based on open standards and global interoperability.
15.15 Introduction to TOGAF (English)
This presentation by John Spencer, Director of The Open Group Architecture Forum, will describe what the Architecture Forum has achieved to date in the development of TOGAF, and will give a snapshot of how the Forum is responding to new challenges with the further development of TOGAF.
16.00 Refreshment break
16.15 A Vision for Enterprise Architecture - Dominique Narindal, HP
17.00 Case Study - tba
17.45 Q & A Panel
18.00 Cocktail Reception
19.00 Close





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