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  1. 1. Strategic IT Training Ltd Strategic IT Training For IT Professionals and Managers Public seminars & in-house training 2010, London Presented by the world’s leading IT experts Enterprise Architecture Zachman Certification Zachman Enterprise Architecture Masterclass Part 1: Framework Fundamentals John Zachman 2 Zachman Enterprise Architecture Masterclass Part 2: Implementation Strategies Stan Locke 3 NEW Zachman Enterprise Modelling Workshop & Certification Stan Locke TOGAF™ 9 NEW TOGAF™ 9 Foundation Level 1 Paul van der Merwe 4 NEW TOGAF™ 9 Certified Level 2 Paul van der Merwe 4 SOA SOA: Technology, Products & Best Practices for Designing SOAs Rick van der Lans 5 IT Strategy & Management The Corporate Strategy for IT Chris Potts 6 Successfully Aligning Business and IT Jeroen Derynck 7 Finance for IT Decision Makers Michael Blackstaff 8 Working with the Business: Consulting Skills for IT Professionals Graeme Simsion 9 Designing the Enterprise for Rapid Change John Zachman, Roger Burlton, Ronald Ross 10 Business & Systems Analysis NEW Business Rules and Decisioning Masterclass Ron Ross 11 Enterprise Level Business Process Management Roger Burlton 12 Business Process Modelling, Analysis and Design Kathy Long 13 Mastering the Requirements Process Suzanne Robertson 14 NEW Mastering Business Analysis James Robertson & James Archer 15 Data Management AIL Data Modelling Fundamentals Steve Hoberman 16 FREE E-M , Data Modelling Masterclass Steve Hoberman 17 R NEWSLETTE d Leading rl Wo contribu tions by perts! DW 2.0: Next Generation of Data Warehousing Bill Inmon 18 ement Ex IT Manag Information Quality Improvement Larry English 19 To su bscribe, to ur details email yo r@irmuk irm newslette Booking Form 20
  2. 2. 2-3 March 2010, 12-13 October 2010, London Zachman Enterprise Architecture MasterClass™ Fee £1095 + VAT Group Booking & Series Discounts Available Part 1: Framework Fundamentals John Zachman Zachman Certification Become Zachman Certified Level 1 If you attend all three seminars Overview and workshops, you can become Just as the futurists have been predicting for many years, the information revolution has become a reality. Technology has Zachman Certified Level 1. penetrated every aspect of the Enterprise and its exploitation has impacted the very structure of many industries. The Visit for world has become a global, electronic marketplace. Enterprises are beginning to perceive the significance of process ... full details process that knows no organisational boundaries, inside or outside of the Enterprise itself. Enterprise Architecture is fundamental for enabling an enterprise to assimilate internal changes in response to the external dynamics and Zachman Enterprise uncertainties of the information age environment. It not only constitutes a baseline for managing change, but also provides Architecture Masterclass™ Part the mechanism by which the reality of the enterprise and its systems can be aligned with management intentions. 1: Framework Fundamentals 2-3 March 2010, Learning Objectives 12-13 October 2010, London ● A sense of urgency for aggressively pursuing Enterprise ● A strategy for reducing "time-to-market" for systems Zachman Enterprise Architecture Architecture implementations to virtually zero Masterclass™ Part 2: ● A comprehensive definition (description) of Enterprise ● Some pragmatic approaches for implementing Implementation Strategies Architecture Enterprise-wide strategies 4-5 March 2010, ● A "language" (that is, a Framework) for improving ● Strategy for integration beyond jurisdiction 14-15 October 2010, London enterprise communications about architecture issues (Interoperability) ● An understanding of basic Enterprise "physics" - laws of ● Architectural Principles for meeting enterprise Enterprise Modelling Workshop nature that govern Enterprise implementations requirements 8-10 March 2010, ● Differentiation of Enterprise Architecture from Systems ● A list of resources to facilitate architectural work 18-20 October 2010, London Implementation Series Discounts Seminar Outline Attend both Parts 1 and 2 and receive a 10 per cent discount on Business Drivers for Enterprise Architecture (EA) ● The "Silver Bullet" Phenomenon Part 2. ● The Dramatically Changing Environment ● The Real Benefit: The Business Runs Better and Faster ● Origins of Enterprise Architecture Group Booking Discounts Four Frameworks for Knowledge Management ● What Information People "Bring to the Table" in the If 5 delegates from the same ● "Meta" Is Just the Recursive Employment of the Same Information Age organisation register at the same Framework ● Enterprise Architecture – an Enterprise Issue time for the same or various ● I/S is the Profession of the Information Age seminars, then the 5th delegate The Zachman Framework™ ● The "Total Picture" is free. We regret that this offer cannot be used in conjunction The Zachman Framework is perhaps the most referenced Simplifying the Enterprise with the Series Discount. in the industry. This session provides participants with a ● Classification by Framework unique opportunity to learn first-hand about its concept ● Classification by Perspective ‘Engaging and charismatic.’ and utility, directly from the man who developed it. ● Classification by Abstraction Mark Luxton, Systems Manager, ● Enterprise Knowledge Artifacts: ● Making the Enterprise "Lean and Mean" Bank of Scotland Treasury ● From Data, Function, Networks, People, Time and Motivation Reducing I/S “Time-To-Market” ‘An excellent and inspiring seminar ● From Scope to Enterprise, Systems and Technology ● The "Make-To-Order" Strategy – "Applications" - we will return to work and start Models to Implementation ● The "Provide-from Stock" Strategy – "Packages" immediately. I can recommend this ● The "Assemble-to-Order" Strategy – "Mass seminar with enthusiasm.’ ● The Framework Metamodel Customization" David Harrison, Senior ● The Enterprise Knowledgebase Consultant, Ordnance Survey ● Towards the New IS Imperative: Build, Store, Manage Federated Architecture and Change the Models ● Integrating Beyond the Boundary of the Enterprise ‘An excellent course. All CEOs and CIOs should attend.’ ● The "Sameness" Template Architecture Versus Implementation ● Friendly Advice Morag Clark, Data Architecture ● "Primitive" Architecture Models ● "Federated Architecture" IS "Interoperability" Manager, Severn Trent Water ● "Composite" Implementation Models ‘Excellent first hand explanation. ● The Enterprise Three Dimensional View Conclusions Very powerful.’ ● The Information Age Role of I/S: Engineering and ● The New Destination Marco van Leeuwen, Process Manufacturing Enterprises ● Zachman Propositions Architect, Van Lanschot Bankiers ● Framework Resources Enterprise Architecture: Implementation Presenter Practicalities John Zachman is the ● Explicit Versus Implicit Models – Origin of Defects For a free copy of the Zachman originator of the ● Effects of Architectural Compromises Framework™, visit "Framework for ● Packages and Enterprise Architecture Enterprise Architecture" which has received broad Audience acceptance around the world as The seminar is designed for enterprise professionals of every discipline including non-information disciplines as well as an integrative framework, or information disciplines. Although it is addressing technology issues, it is not a "technical" seminar. It addresses the subjects "periodic table" of descriptive that both enterprise professionals and information professionals must understand to operate effectively in collaboration representations for Enterprises. in the Information Age environment. Further, the seminar is appropriate for both management and non-management professionals. For management it clarifies the issues for decision purposes and enables more meaningful dialogue with and among the technology community. For operations professionals, it establishes the context for developing improved In-House Training approaches and implementation strategies. For an in-house presentation of this or any other IRM UK ● Chief Information Officers ● Enterprise Architects ● Business, Systems Analysts seminar, please contact us on: ● Information Systems Management ● Data, Applications, Technology ● Consultants T: +44 (0)20 8866 8366 ● Data, Applications, Technology Architects ● Strategic Planners E: Management ● Business Architects Endorsed by: Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2010 16-18 June 2010, London Pencil these dates in your diary now. Full programme will be announced in February 2010. The Premier Organisation for data professionals in the UK IRM UK is a registered user of the Zachman Trademark 2
  3. 3. 4-5 March 2010, Zachman Enterprise Architecture Masterclass™ 14-15 October 2010, London Fee £1095 + VAT Part 2: Implementation Strategies Group Booking & Series Discounts Available Stan Locke Zachman Certification Become Zachman Certified Level 1 Overview If you attend all three seminars and workshops, you can become This seminar will show you how to strategically implement Enterprise Architecture in your organisation. It will explain Zachman Certified Level 1. how the underlying constructs of the Zachman Framework™ support business agility and demonstrate this with real Visit for world examples of what to do and not to do when architecting an Enterprise. full details Zachman Enterprise Learning Objectives Architecture Masterclass™ Part 1: Framework Fundamentals ● To enable the participant to use the framework as a tool for thinking about business and technology 2-3 March 2010, ● To consider framework implications for integration when making enterprise design decisions 12-13 October 2010, London ● To understand the underlying framework constructs of fractals and other frameworks Zachman Enterprise Architecture ● To be able to select appropriate implementation strategies for the delegate’s organisation and explain the rationale Masterclass™ Part 2: for them Implementation Strategies ● To understand how implementation composites can be assembled from primitive cell elements 4-5 March 2010, ● To review framework implementations in business, not for profit and government situations 14-15 October 2010, London Seminar & Workshop Outline Enterprise Modelling Workshop 8-10 March 2010, Zachman – Fundamentally Business 18-20 October 2010, London ● How the approach is Business Quandrant driven Architecture Reference Models Series Discounts ● The essential minimal Enterprise Perspectives ● Business Controlled Domains Attend both Parts 1 and 2 and ● The fundamental Communication Interrogatives ● Systems and Technology Domains receive a 10 per cent discount on ● Business Classification and Implementation ● Creating Business Governance Part 2. Business – Driving Quality Beyond ‘Silver Bullets’ to Business Imperatives Group Booking Discounts ● From Business Architecture to Strategy Formulation If 5 delegates from the same ● Using the framework for enterprise quality assurance organisation register at the same ● Ensuring business alignment quality ● From Information Architecture to Enterprise Asset time for the same or various ● The framework set for developing business blueprints Reuse seminars, then the 5th delegate Mitigation of Business Change ● From Application Architecture to Design Components is free. We regret that this offer ● Team case studies review how the framework is a tool ● From Technology Architecture to Integrated cannot be used in conjunction for strategic analysis Infrastructures with the Series Discount. ● Synthesizing the business into high-level abstractions ● From Data Warehousing to Information Assembly ● Assembling the components into Integrated Business ● From Information Engineering to Enterprise Engineering ‘Excellent. Very knowledgeable Change Initiatives Deriving Service Oriented Architectures and good communicator.’ ● Creating Presentation Composites for executive ● How Business and Governments differ Douglas Liddell, Lead Technologist leaders ● The role of Services, Programs, Enforcements, Solution Centre, EDS Engaging Executive Management Advocates and Referrals ● Peer Model consolidation 'Entertaining, lively and very ● Eliciting Strategic Priorities engaging.' ● Creating Business Models ● Role of Architecture Standards Abdul-Rashid Abdi, IS Strategist, ● Determining the right players Pragmatic Enterprise Architecture The Home Office ● Optimising Enterprise Architecture initiatives for ● Business Focussed Initiatives strategic alignment ● Sliver Implementation Strategy 'It was of the highest quality. Business Enterprise Architecture Approaches ● Project Architectures Maintained a good balance ● Determining the Enterprise Architecture maturity level ● Planning Control via High Level models between informing and giving ● The ‘shortcut’ to effective Enterprise Architecture ● Integrating the Perspectives examples to workout.' delivery ● Making the Best Practices explicit Sue McCahy, Information Analyst, Ministry of Defence ● Top down, Middle In, Bottom Up ● Project Implications for Enterprise Architecture ‘Excellent style and level Delivery of knowledge.’ Damian Ward - Solutions Audience Architect, Link Interchange Presenter ● Chief Information Officers ● Enterprise Architects ● Business, Systems Analysts Stan Locke is the ● Information Systems Management ● Data, Applications, Technology ● Consultants Managing Director of ● Data, Applications, Technology Architects ● Strategic Planners Zachman Framework Associates. He has Management ● Business Architects vast experience in model management integration, Delegates should have some knowledge of Enterprise Architecture. For those who do not, attendance of software engineering and the two day seminar, Zachman Enterprise Architecture Part 1: Framework Fundamentals, presented by project implementation. John Zachman, is highly recommended. In-House Training Zachman Enterprise Modelling Workshop & Certification 8-10 March 2010, 18-20 October 2010, London For an in-house presentation This workshop is designed to bridge the gap between the conceptual and the practical. The concepts presented in of this or any other IRM UK the Masterclass Parts 1 & 2 provide the bedrock for understanding Enterprise Architecture and The Zachman seminar, please contact us on: Framework™, however the catalyst for bringing these concepts together is application. The modelling workshop is T: +44 (0)20 8866 8366 designed for just that - applied knowledge. E: This workshop is only applicable for those who have completed the Zachman Enterprise Architecture Masterclass Part 1: Framework Fundamentals and Zachman Enterprise Architecture Masterclass Part 2: Endorsed by: Implementation Strategies. It is the final required component for completion of the Zachman Certified™ - Enterprise Architect. The Premier Organisation for IRM UK is a registered user of the Zachman Trademark data professionals in the UK 3
  4. 4. NEW Foundation Level 1 10-11 May 2010, London TOGAF™ 9 Certified Level 2 12-14 May 2010, London Foundation - Level 1 Fee TOGAF™ 9 Foundation Certified - Level 2 Level 1 only Paul van der Merwe £1,245 + VAT TOGAF™ 9 Certified Level 2 only £1645 + VAT Overview TOGAF™ Levels 1 & 2 The Open Group, a vendor- and technology-neutral consortium focused on open standards and global interoperability £2495 + VAT within and between enterprises, announced the general availability of TOGAF™ version 9 on 2 February 2009. TOGAF 9 provides an Architecture Development Method, Content Framework and Capability Framework that can be used as the basis for creating an organisation's enterprise architecture. It has been built up over several years through Related Events open participation and collaboration between leading industry practitioners. In addition, TOGAF 9 provides a variety of Zachman Certification tools, building blocks and resources that facilitate the process and enable the design and development of enterprise architecture across four domains; Business, Data, Applications and Technology. Zachman Enterprise Architecture Masterclass™ Part TOGAF is an industry standard EA framework that is available free of cost to any organisation wishing to develop an 1: Framework Fundamentals enterprise architecture for use within that organisation. More than 60 percent of the Fortune 50 and 80 percent of the 2-3 March 2010, 12-13 October Global Forbes 50 use TOGAF to reduce time, costs and risks associated with developing an EA and improve overall business agility. TOGAF certification programs exist for individuals, trainers, professional services, and tool support. 2010, London These programs enable organisations to standardise on an open method for IT architecture and avoid lock-in to the Zachman Enterprise proprietary methods of major vendors. Architecture Masterclass™ Part 2: Implementation Strategies Learning Objectives 4-5 March 2010, Foundation - Level 1 14-15 October 2010, London Upon completion of this two-day seminar, the delegate will understand the TOGAF 9 framework and how to practically Enterprise Modelling apply it in support of the design and implementation of enterprise architecture. It will provide an overview Workshop of TOGAF 9 and will introduce the delegate to all the components of TOGAF 9. The terminology, structure, and basic concepts of TOGAF 9 will be covered as well as the core principles of Enterprise Architecture and TOGAF. 8-10 March 2010, The course prepares delegates for The Open Group’s Level 1 TOGAF 9 certification examination. 18-20 October 2010, London Certified - Level 2 SOA This three-day seminar and workshop includes the benefits of using TOGAF to create well-designed enterprise architectures. Delegates also learn the practical application of the TOGAF 9 framework, building on the foundational SOA: Technology, Products & knowledge and comprehension of Level 1, using practical scenarios to enforce concepts. Best Practices The course prepares delegates for The Open Group’s Level 2 TOGAF 9 certification examination. 22-23 April 2010, London Seminar & Workshop Outline Group Booking Discounts Foundation – Level 1 All delegates will receive: For TOGAF 8 Certified Practitioners If 5 delegates from the same This two-day course consists of ● TOGAF 9 Foundation Student only taking Level 2 a bridging exam organisation register at the Manual (to prepare for would be an additional component detailed instruction on The Open same time for the same or Group Architecture Framework certification exam) that consists of 20 multiple choice various seminars, then the (TOGAF) Version 9 in accordance ● TOGAF 9 Pocket Guide questions that validates the 5th delegate is free. with The Open Group’s Level 1 ● 2 hour eLearning module candidates knowledge and TOGAF 9 certification requirement. ● TOGAF 9 Foundation Certification comprehension of TOGAF 9. The Examination Voucher examination duration is 30 minutes. ● TOGAF Concepts ‘Why take any other TOGAF 9 ● Architecture Views, Viewpoints Certified – Level 2 Delegates have the option of taking course when it’s possible to get the & Stakeholders the exams at the end of the course knowledge from people who are This three-day course consists of ● Building Blocks detailed instruction on The Open or receive a certification examination actively part of the development?’ ● Architecture Governance voucher to complete the required Eric Quist, Solution Architect Group Architecture Framework ● ADM Phases (TOGAF) Version 9 in accordance TOGAF 9 certification examination ● ADM Deliverables with The Open Group’s Level 2 at a Prometric centre. Presenter ● ADM Guidelines & Techniques TOGAF 9 certification requirement. ● Enterprise Continuum & Tools All delegates will receive Paul van der Merwe ● ADM Phases & Steps (If attending Level 2 only) is an enterprise ● TOGAF Reference Models ● Migration Planning Techniques ● TOGAF 9 Book architecture The TOGAF Level 1 certification ● Stakeholder Management ● TOGAF 9 Certified Certification consultant from Real examination is a closed book online ● The Architecture Repository Examination Voucher IRM, an Accredited examination that is administered by ● Guidelines for Adapting the ADM TOGAF 9 Training Provider. The Open Group. The examination ● Architecture Content Framework It is not necessary for a TOGAF 8 Over the past fifteen years, Paul CERTIFIED to take Level 1. Level has been involved in various consists of 40 multiple choice ● Implementation Support questions that validates the Techniques 2 examination will automatically major enterprise architecture include a bridging exams. initiatives in diverse industries. candidates knowledge and ● TOGAF Reference Models comprehension of TOGAF 9. The However, we do recommend that He is currently the elected Chair The TOGAF Level 2 certification delegates do both Levels 1 and 2 of the Architecture Forum of examination duration is one hour. examination is an open book online as Level 1 provides an overview of The Open Group, the forum Delegates have the option of taking examination that is administered by The TOGAF 9 and will introduce the that owns TOGAF. He was an the exams at the end of the course Open Group. The examination consists delegate to all the components active participant in the or receive a certification examination of 8 scenario-based multiple choice of TOGAF 9. development of TOGAF 9. He voucher to complete the required questions that validates the candidates frequently presents on TOGAF, TOGAF 9 certification examination ability to apply TOGAF 9. The TOGAF is a registered the Zachman Framework and at a Prometric centre. trademark of The Open Group examination duration is 90 minutes. other related EA topics. He is also a respected academic who presents a post-graduate course Audience & Prerequisites on EA in the Department of Prior knowledge of enterprise business processes and their supporting information systems is helpful, but not Informatics at the University of mandatory. Typical delegates include: Pretoria. ● Enterprise Architects ● Application Architects ● Other business and technical ● IT Architects ● System Integrators specialists engaged in the ● Information Architects ● Business Analysts development of enterprise ● Technology Architects ● Program and Project managers architectures In-House Training For an in-house presentation Special Features of this or any other IRM UK ● Practical examples prepare knowledgeable ● Passionate delivery makes the seminar, please contact us on: delegates for real-world delivery ● Comprehensive course content courses engaging and interesting T: +44 (0)20 8866 8366 ● Practice-based expertise makes prepares delegates for their E: the training presenter relevant and certification exams 4
  5. 5. 22-23 April 2010, London Service Oriented Architectures: Fee Days 1 & 2 = £1095 + VAT Technology, Products & Best Practices for Designing SOAs Day 1 or 2 only = £745 + VAT Group Booking Discounts Rick van der Lans Available Related Events Overview Zachman Certification High on the agenda of many organisations is the integration of their vast number of isolated information systems. The Zachman Enterprise integration technologies are based on XML, (web) services, and other standards: the Service Oriented Architecture Architecture Masterclass™ Part (SOA). SOA will become the backbone of many IT departments and with that it will become the information backbone 1: Framework Fundamentals of organisations themselves. All information exchange will pass through this architecture. 2-3 March 2010, 12-13 October 2010, London Due to mergers, new regulations and market changes, companies are looking at what SOA could mean for them. For Zachman Enterprise Architecture some, SOA will be the basis for the automation of business processes. Others see it as a means to gradually remove Masterclass™ Part 2: their legacy systems, and others see it as a means to transform their organisation into an agile organisation – one that Implementation Strategies can adapt quicker to market changes and opportunities. 4-5 March 2010, 14-15 October 2010, London Day 1 of this seminar presents an in-depth overview of the products and the technologies that are available today to develop SOA. Day 2 will describe the crucial guidelines when designing SOA. It is based on experiences gained at Enterprise Modelling Workshop several SOA projects. Delegates have the option of attending Day 1 or Day 2 only or both days. 8-10 March 2010, 18-20 October 2010, London Learning Objectives TOGAF™ 9 Day 1 Day 2 TOGAF™ 9: Foundation Level 1 ● Learn how an organisation could benefit from SOA ● Learn how to design SOA 10-11 May 2010, London ● Learn how different technologies are needed to ● Avoid well known pitfalls TOGAF™ 9: Certified Level 2 develop SOA ● Learn from real life experiences and understand the 12-14 May 2010, London ● Understand what the differences are between best practices for designing services and interfaces SOA-related technologies and other older integrations ● Learn about the different service layers that make up a Group Booking Discounts solutions loosely coupled SOA If 5 delegates from the same ● Learn how an Enterprise Service Bus speeds up the organisation register at the same development of SOA time for the same or various seminars, then the 5th delegate Seminar & Workshop Outline is free. Day 1 – SOA: Technology & Products Day 2 – Guidelines & Best Practices for Advantages and disadvantages of SOA Designing SOAs ‘Very good speaker. Articulate and ● Business reasons for adopting SOA Designing service interfaces and transformations knowledgeable’ ● From web services to SOA ● Design rules for the interfaces of individual services Douglas Liddell, Solution ● Overview of the web services stack of standards ● XML schema for analysis of interfaces Architect, EDS Overview of basic standards Designing basic service ‘Excellent lecturing style with right ● How do SOAP, UDDI and WSDL work together? ● Connectors and adapters balance between light hearted ● Reliable messaging and long-running transactions ● From parameter to document oriented interfaces and serious’ Orchestration of services ● Aggregating small, data oriented services John Welsh, Technical Architect, ● Automating business processes using BPEL Serco Designing composite services ● Overview of commercially available BPEL-engines ● Designing services for business processes ‘Very good. Good pace. ● Impact of BPEL on application development ● How large should the interface be? Knowledgeable. Good examples.’ The Enterprise Services Bus ● Efficient manipulation of XML documents Nick Ouston, Business Analyst ● A new generation of integration product Generic services Team Manager, BAA ● Differences between EAI and ESB ● The role of cleaning tools when matching data ● Overview of ESB's - advantages and disadvantages ● Disconnecting services through content based routing ‘Lots of food for thought. Very SOA Governance ● The added value of a business rules service knowledgeable. Kept it interesting.’ ● Interface and version management ● Designing an object state service Neill Dawson, Development Manager, Ace Insurance ● Service management, monitoring, service level Designing transactions in SOA agreements, and security ● Working with compensating transactions Presenter The future of service oriented architectures and General design guidelines for SOA Rick van der Lans is enterprise services busses ● Designing a loosely coupled architecture an independent ● Vendor overview ● Testing legacy applications consultant, author ● Integrating batch applications within SOA and lecturer. He has advised many large Audience companies worldwide on defining their internet, ● IT Managers ● IT Consultants ● Systems Designers client/server and data ● Technical Architects ● IT Strategists ● Database Developers warehouse architectures. ● Enterprise Architects ● Business Analysts ● Database Managers ● Solutions Architects ● Systems Analysts ● Data Architects ● Systems Developers and all those considering using Service Oriented Architecture to integrate their systems. In-House Training Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2010 For an in-house presentation 16-18 June 2010, London of this or any other IRM UK seminar, please contact us on: Pencil these dates in your diary now. Full programme will be announced in February 2010. T: +44 (0)20 8866 8366 E: 5
  6. 6. 15-16 April 2010, 23-24 November 2010, London The Corporate Strategy for IT Fee £1095 + VAT Group Booking & Series Discounts Available IT Strategy & Chris Potts Management Series Successfully Aligning Business and IT 13-14 April 2010, London Overview The Corporate Strategy for IT 15-16 April 2010, 23-24 Developments in IT have changed the paradigm for corporate IT people and the strategies they lead. Consumers and November 2010, London business managers are increasingly confident at exploiting technology in ways that they value. Meanwhile, executives Designing the Enterprise for want to constrain IT spending, not always certain of what they get in return. Today’s third generation of ‘IT strategy’ are Rapid Change about what people do with IT and how much it all costs, rather than technology itself. 17 May 2010, London The Corporate Strategy for IT harnesses the energy of business-led strategies for exploiting IT, to create maximum total value. Finance for IT Decision Makers It also makes transparent the linkages between business decisions and IT costs – often with some very surprising results. 9-10 March 2010, London This seminar and workshop provides a framework for deeply integrating IT with corporate and business strategies, and Working with the Business explores its impact on the organisation’s people, investments, operating costs, Enterprise Architecture, and sourcing 26-27 April 2010, London decisions. Group Booking Discounts If 5 delegates from the same ● Exploring the four generations of Corporate Strategy for IT. Where is your organisation today? organisation register at the same ● Rapidly formulate the Corporate Strategy for IT in collaboration with business leaders time for the same or various ● Integrate IT with corporate and business strategies, and keep it that way seminars, then the 5th delegate is ● Transform IT costs and budgets into a portfolio of investments in business change free. We regret that this offer ● Maximise the contribution and influence of IT expertise at all stages of the investment process cannot be used in conjunction with the Series Discount. ‘Intense. Thought provoking!’ Learning Objectives Iain Roy, General Manager The seminar will provide you with a comprehensive framework for formulating and executing your organisation’s Service Management, Nuffield Corporate Strategy for IT, and worked examples. Many delegates will find that it permanently changes their perspective of Hospitals what the latest generation of ‘IT strategies’ are all about, including: ‘Highly professional and interactive, driving very good ● The promise, principles and tactics of the Corporate ● Investing in business change and IT discussions.’ Strategy for IT ● Using Enterprise Architecture to drive business Stephane Chatal, IS Global Programs Director, Reckitt ● Exploring and changing the corporate investment innovation Benckiser culture, as it applies to IT ● The ‘expert IT customer’ management model ‘Very good seminar, added a lot more value to my thought process than expected.’ Seminar & Workshop Outline Kshipra Singhvi, Head of Business Applications, British IT market watch: is this the end of ‘IT Strategy’? Investing in business change and IT Council ● Strategic inflection points in the IT market ● Diagnosing your organisation’s investment culture ‘The seminar exceeded my ● The four generations of Corporate Strategy for IT ● Transforming IT budgets into a business value portfolio expectations.’ Nigel Zaldua-Taylor, Head of IS Case study Using total Enterprise Architecture (EA) to drive Strategy, Centrica ● Introduction and background business innovation ● The CIO’s strategic promise ● How to drive business innovation ‘Exceeded my expectations’ Rob Brown, IT Infrastructure ● Architecting Enterprise The IT value chain Development & Strategy Manager, Insight Investment ● Why the business-IT gap is a myth “Expert IT Customer” management model ● The Strategic Integration Framework for IT ● The IT customer’s performance dashboard ‘Met all of my objectives. Very ● Organisation design, investment process, clear expectations.’ The Corporate Strategy for IT Gordon Barnett, CTO, LCH accountabilities and governance Clearnet ● Rapidly formulating a strategy that is meaningful and memorable Sourcing strategy ● Maximising the strategy’s contribution and influence ● The IT-related competencies you cannot outsource Presenter ● Optimising the value, cost and risk of your supplier Chris Potts has been Integrating IT with corporate and business called “the world’s portfolio leading thinker on IT strategies investments” and is ● Why strategic integration = paradox management IT market watch revisited the author of ● Exploring some fundamentals of corporate strategy ● Turning research into value-adding tactics ‘FruITion: Creating ● The ultimate destiny of the CIO the Ultimate Corporate Strategy for Information Technology’. He has over 20 years’ hands-on experience in Audience corporate, business and IT strategies, investment This a seminar for everyone involved in IT-related business decisions. There is no technical IT content, and any management, Enterprise perceived gap between ‘business’ and ‘IT’ people is rapidly eliminated through a common language, skilled facilitation and Architecture and delivery. Chris a shared sense of purpose. Past delegates have included: is an award-winning speaker who has been hailed as an ● CIO ● Business Architect ● Business Analyst expert in his field by, ● IT Strategist ● IT Consultant ● Corporate or Business Strategist is a member of the Strategic ● IT Manager ● Business Consultant ● Business/IT Relationship Manager Planning Society and of ● Enterprise Architect ● Business Information Manager ● IT Manager who uses IT, or who Computer Weekly’s Strategy has IT costs Clinic panel. Special Features ● Entirely founded on Chris’s practical work with leading companies around the world ● Case study based on real life example In-House Training ● No technical IT knowledge required For an in-house presentation ● Workshop format of this or any other IRM UK seminar, please contact us on: ● Chris’s seminars regularly receive 10/10 for content and style T: +44 (0)20 8866 8366 E: 6
  7. 7. 13-14 April 2010, London Successfully Aligning Business and IT Fee £1095 + VAT Group Booking & Series Discounts Available Jeroen Derynck IT Strategy & Management Series Successfully Aligning Business Overview and IT 13-14 April 2010, London Business/IT alignment is about the relationship between Business and IT, the role IT plays in the business strategy and the added value IT can offer in achieving the company's mission. A lot of IT organisations today are trying to achieve The Corporate Strategy for IT better alignment. This seminar introduces the major alignment concerns that companies face today and aims at offering 15-16 April 2010, 23-24 a pragmatic approach towards alignment, which is underpinned with rock solid models and real-life lessons learned from November 2010, London various companies and sectors who have achieved better Business/IT alignment. Designing the Enterprise for Rapid Change Learning Objectives 17 May 2010, London This seminar will provide you with a sound framework and practical advice on how to align IT and business within your company. Finance for IT Decision Makers ● Alignment models and mechanisms for improving the ● How to implement alignment, how to manage the 9-10 March 2010, London relationship between business and IT change towards an aligned IT, and how to maintain Working with the Business ● Organisational concepts and impact towards alignment: alignment 26-27 April 2010, London what works and what does not? ● Best-Practice in alignment and how to avoid over- ● Positioning of IT, building trust and putting IT engineering of alignment structures Group Booking Discounts on the map If 5 delegates from the same ● Building a lasting relationship towards management organisation register at the same and towards the board time for the same or various seminars, then the 5th delegate is Seminar & Workshop Outline free. We regret that this offer cannot be used in conjunction ● The Alignment Problem ● Alignment and culture with the Series Discount. ● History of alignment ● The role of corporate culture ● What went wrong and when? ● The IT crowd ● How to recognize misalignment ● International cultural dimensions and the impact Presenter ● Alignment self-assessment on IT Jeroen Derynck is a seasoned ● Case Study ● Technology Marketing program manager ● Introduction and background ● Building a strong IT community with a proven track ● The many things that went wrong and why ● The business value proposition record in business/IT ● A business view on IT and an IT view ● Enterprise 2.0 and IT transformation projects. on the business ● Putting IT in the innovation equation As an Enterprise 2.0 strategist ● The IT Reality ● Web 2.0 behind the firewall he has guided companies to ● The business reality ● The long tail of Enterprise IT thrive in the “networked ● Mind the gap society”. Jeroen consults, writes ● Positioning of the IT department and lectures about the ● Alignment, Governance, Architecture – which ● Positioning of IT as a "services company" in information workplace, viewpoint is right or helpful? a broader networked landscape web/enterprise 2.0 and IT- ● IT Governance frameworks ● Winning the hearts and souls of our internal enabled innovation with - Ross, Weill & Robertson customers a specific focus on the - Henderson & Venkatraman ● From good to great: from service provider relationships between IT, - The IT Fusion framework of Peter Hinssen to innovator strategy, communications and ● Architecture ● The alignment process Human Resources. When - The role of enterprise architecture in alignment ● Alignment as a plan : architecting your alignment implementing programs, he - What architecture models work best framework centers on implementing ● Alignment or best-practice frameworks ● Alignment as a journey : defining your alignment communication tools that ● ITIL and Service Portfolio Management interventions enhance information exchange ● PRINCE2 or PMBOK ● Alignment as a capability: developing skills and and stimulate creative - The Project Manager as relationship builder, knowledge interactions between business marketeer and change manager ● Alignment as a habit: maintaining alignment and and IT in a climate of - Portfolio and Value management alignment evolution empowerment and community - Why portfolio's are not understood by the business building. He was co-author of - Why IT has difficult times explaining value the book “business/IT fusion: beyond Alignment...” Audience Both IT and Business people who want to know more about Business/IT alignment, IT governance and improving the relationship between IT and business.... ● CIO ● Business Analyst ● Project Manager ● IT Strategy ● Business Information Manager ● Service Manager ● IT Management ● IT Architects ● IT Consultant ● Programme Manager Special Features In-House Training ● All delegates will receive a copy of the book ‘business/IT fusion: beyond Alignment’ co-authored by Jeroen Derynck For an in-house presentation ● The seminar is based on Jeroen’s experience in transforming leading IT companies of this or any other IRM UK ● Case Study is based on a real life example seminar, please contact us on: ● No technical IT knowledge required T: +44 (0)20 8866 8366 ● Workshop format, both based on the case study and on the participant's experience E: 7
  8. 8. 9-10 March 2010, London Finance for IT Decision Makers Fee £1095 + VAT Group Booking & Series Discounts Available Michael Blackstaff IT Strategy & Management Series Overview Successfully Aligning Business Some organisations are able to invest their way out of recession; others unfortunately are having to cut back, at least and IT temporarily, by disinvesting, cancelling or delaying IT or other projects. Fortunately the same methods for determining 13-14 April 2010, London their financial effect are applicable to all these activities. The purpose of this practical seminar is to facilitate the making of financially sound decisions about IT, whatever the circumstances. The Corporate Strategy for IT 15-16 April 2010, Learning Objectives 23-24 November 2010, London By the end of this Seminar you should be able to: Designing the Enterprise for ● Construct an IT financial case from given data, whether for investment or disinvestment Rapid Change ● Evaluate an IT cost/benefit case financially 17 May 2010, London ● Use various methods for financing IT ● Explain various other IT-relevant aspects of finance Finance for IT Decision Makers ● Interpret the Accounts of an organisation and explain how IT services, software and hardware are dealt with therein 9-10 March 2010, London ● Explain some key financial ratios and their relevance in an IT context ● Understand those elements of financial jargon that are inescapable. Working with the Business 26-27 April 2010, London Seminar & Workshop Outline Finance fundamentals in a Nutshell How to evaluate an IT financial case Group Booking Discounts ● The current business environment ● How to take risk into account If 5 delegates from the same ● The financial jargon industry ● When is a pound not a pound? organisation register at the same ● Businesses and nonprofit organisations ● The cost of money; the time value of money time for the same or various ● Sources of money ● Discounted cash flow seminars, then the 5th delegate is ● Uses of money ● Net present value (NPV) free. We regret that this offer ● What balance sheets tell you (and don’t tell you) ● Internal rate of return (IRR) ● What profit & loss accounts tell you (and don’t tell you) ● Return on investment (ROI) cannot be used in conjunction ● Profit is from Mars, cash flow from Venus ● Shareholder value added (SVA) with the Series Discount. ● A few useful financial ratios. ● Payback and discounted payback. How to build an IT financial case Other IT -relevant aspects of finance ● Limitations of finance as a basis for decision-making ● Software; services; hardware ● The financial case as a subset of the business case ● IT Leasing and financing; residual values Presenter ● Cash flow or profit as a basis for decision-making? ● Off balance sheet financing - financial effects Michael Blackstaff ● When is a benefit not a benefit? ● Depreciation of IT assets; upgradability is a leading teacher ● When is a cost not a cost? ● Book values versus market values; loss on sale of finance to IT (and ● Opportunity costs; sunk costs ● Outsourcing/insourcing - financial considerations other non-financial) ● Will we be better off by taking this action, ● Long-term contracts - revenue & profit recognition decision makers. His latest whether investing, cancelling or delaying? ● Budgeting published book is ‘Finance for IT Decision Makers, 2nd Audience Edition’. His courses and books Any non-financial person who sometimes has to make or influence decisions about IT, including: encapsulate in plain English his ● IT or user managers ● IT procurement people ● IT or business consultants thirty years experience of the ● IT project managers ● IT sales people ● IT technicians IT industry and its customers. He is a chartered accountant Please note: This Seminar may also be of interest to some financial people for whom the making of decisions about IT is not an and a member of the British everyday occurrence and who may wish to brush up on knowledge that may be rusty. Computer Society. Special Features ● This seminar is probably unique in bringing together in one place the various aspects of finance relevant to IT. ● The instructor is a qualified accountant who has worked in the IT world for over thirty years. ● The seminar encapsulates his practical experience gained during those years. ● The teaching method is “learning by doing”; the course includes many practical exercises. ● Participants receive a copy of Michael Blackstaff’s latest book ‘Finance for IT Decision Makers, 2nd Edition’. In-House Training For an in-house presentation of this or any other IRM UK seminar, please contact us on: T: +44 (0)20 8866 8366 E: 8
  9. 9. 26-27 April 2010, London Working with the Business: Fee £1095 + VAT Group Booking & Series Consulting Skills for Data and IT Professionals Discounts Available Graeme Simsion IT Strategy & Management Series Successfully Aligning Business Overview and IT 13-14 April 2010, London Being right isn’t enough. One of the major challenges – often the greatest challenge – is engaging the client: understanding their requirements, winning their support, and meeting their expectations. Yet most IT professionals give The Corporate Strategy for IT far less attention to these consulting skills than they give to their technical expertise. If you are an experienced 15-16 April 2010, professional who has not previously studied consulting skills, this workshop is likely to be more valuable in improving your 23-24 November 2010, London effectiveness than any technical course. Designing the Enterprise for In this highly-interactive workshop, Graeme Simsion shares principles, techniques, and tips learned from 25 years of Rapid Change managing an internal data management function, establishing and managing a successful consultancy and working as an 17 May 2010, London independent consultant. He uses a combination of formal material, stories, lectures, group exercises and case studies to share ideas and techniques that you will use throughout your professional life. Finance for IT Decision Makers 9-10 March 2010, London Learning Objectives Working with the Business 26-27 April 2010, London ● A deeper understanding of consulting relationships – and how to make them work ● Practical techniques for establishing expectations – checklists and questions Group Booking Discounts ● A set of practices to keep assignments on track If 5 delegates from the same ● Techniques for dealing with problems and difficult clients organisation register at the same ● Practical approaches to writing reports and delivering presentations time for the same or various seminars, then the 5th delegate is Seminar & Workshop Outline free. We regret that this offer Understanding consulting ● Effective consulting practices: habits that distinguish the cannot be used in conjunction The title or role of "consultant" brings with it a specific professional with the Series Discount. set of challenges and expectations. We look at the nature ● Staying on track – and managing change and psychology of consulting, and identify behaviours that ● Gathering data and formulating solutions lead to successful assignments. ● Working with others: client staff, your own team, ‘Clear thoughts and clear delivery. ● The consultant role – how you’re perceived, external consultancies Points supported by examples what is expected ● Common problems – and practical solutions well.’ ● Why consulting assignments fail – and what to do ● Maintaining integrity – while keeping the stakeholders Deepak Shukla, Business about it happy Analyst, Tata Consulting Services ● Working in a consulting team ● Dealing with difficult people ● Professional behaviour – and common mistakes ‘Very relevant to my role and that hurt your credibility team. Clear, knowledgeable and Deliverables and closure entertaining’ Setting expectations Many consulting assignments stay on track until close to Robert Fitzmaurice, The widely-accepted key to effective consulting is the end – and then they stumble on as reports are Architecture and Business "managing expectations". This means establishing mutual written and re-written, deliverables await final client Analysis Manager, DHL expectations and keeping them up to date, so that at sign-off, and goodwill (and the prospect of further work) every stage of the assignment both client and consultant diminishes. This final session looks at getting closure on can be confident in a successful outcome. We look at a time and on budget and laying a base for a continuing Presenter range of techniques for understanding and validating Graeme Simsion has relationship. Particular attention is given to preparation of expectations. over twenty five verbal and written reports, a task that technical people years experience as a ● Selling consulting services: how the professionals do it often find particularly frustrating. consultant and CEO ● Really understanding clients and their needs ● Establishing expectations – checklists and frameworks ● Writing reports that get accepted - and acted upon of a successful consultancy. His ● Negotiating achievable outcomes – and negotiating ● Designing and delivering effective presentations one-day consulting skills in general ● Getting closure on the deliverables workshop has regularly been ● Pulling it together in a consulting plan ● Turning experience into capability: learning from voted "best presentation" at assignments major conferences in the UK Delivering services and the US. Graeme’s technical ● Maintaining the client relationship beyond the We look at the day-to-day practices of good consultancy background includes business completion date needed to monitor expectations and deliver against them, and information systems and to deal with problems. Attendees are encouraged to planning, business process bring their own problems for discussion. design and data management. He is the author of two books on data modelling. Audience This course is suitable for anyone who provides business or technical services to internal or external clients. No technical background is assumed, but participants will gain more from the course if they already have some experience in delivering service or advice. The course is particularly suitable for: ● Enterprise Architects (Data, ● Senior Business and Systems ● External and Independent Applications, Technical) Analysts Consultants In-House Training For an in-house presentation ● IT Strategists / Planners ● Service Team Managers ● Professional Specialists of this or any other IRM UK ● Internal Consultants / Advisors ● Account managers seminar, please contact us on: T: +44 (0)20 8866 8366 E: 9
  10. 10. 17 May 2010, London Fee £795 + VAT Designing the Enterprise for Rapid Change Group Booking & Series Discounts Available A One Day Strategic Briefing by the ‘3 Amigos’ IT Strategy & John Zachman, Roger Burlton and Ron Ross on today’s most urgent business and IT issues Management Series Successfully Aligning Business and IT 13-14 April 2010, London Overview The Corporate Strategy for IT Are you concerned about how your business and its IT systems can cope with the accelerating 15-16 April 2010, rate of change? 23-24 November 2010, London If you are involved in where your company's business processes and IT architecture are going, you don't want to miss this one-day event on ... Designing the Enterprise for Rapid Change ● Enterprise Architecture Planning 17 May 2010, London ● Enterprise Business Process Management ● Enterprise Decision Management and Business Rules Finance for IT Decision Makers 9-10 March 2010, London Burlton, Ross and Zachman are the 'three amigos' of enterprise design. They believe there needs to be a fundamentally new Working with the Business way of working the business/IT partnership. Lip service isn't enough - the business needs to put itself back in the driver's seat. 26-27 April 2010, London Each has spent many decades innovating and fine-tuning an important piece of the enterprise-design puzzle. Each believes real success comes only through carefully planned approaches that work with one another. Each feels a sense of real Group Booking Discounts urgency about the need for organizations to do things better. And each is a great communicator. If 5 delegates from the same organisation register at the same Will the next management fad or silver bullet in IT solve all your strategic and tactical problems? Have they ever?! Existing time for the same or various practices for planning and deploying IT-based solutions haven't really worked for a good while. It's time for new solutions that seminars, then the 5th delegate is are logical, aligned and integrated! free. We regret that this offer cannot be used in conjunction What's at stake? Literally, the future success, if not the very survival of your company. Change is happening faster and faster every day. The winners in today's world are the ones who can plan and craft for rapid change in the face of with the Series Discount. huge complexity.Your business simply can't afford not to shift gears - and soon! You'll never be able to simply code your way into the future! ‘All excellent speakers, with in- depth knowledge and experience.’ Avril Lucas, Averly Learning Objectives Presenter Find out what you need to know about designing the enterprise for rapid change ... John Zachman is the originator of the Spend a day with the world-class thought leaders on business innovation through business architecture and business- "Framework for Enterprise driven requirements and planning. Find out what 'doing the right things in the right way' really means. Find out how your Architecture" which company can put the "business" back in "business processes", "business rules," and "business architecture". has received broad acceptance Find out how your business can... around the world as an ● Regain control of its planning, development, and transformation practices. integrative framework, or ● Architect and engineer itself for maximum agility. "periodic table" of descriptive ● Make the most of its strategic investment in IT. representations for Enterprises. Roger T Burlton is a Seminar Outline co founder of BPTrends Associates ● John Zachman on business architecture and the founder of ● Roger Burlton on business process management Process Renewal ● Ron Ross on enterprise decision and business rules Group and the author of ● Panel Q&A ‘Business Process Management: Profiting from Process’. He is considered a global industry leader in the introduction of Audience innovative yet practical approaches for process and ● CIO ● IT Consultant organizational change. ● CTO ● Project Lead ● CEO ● Business Process Manager/Engineer Ronald G. Ross serves as ● IT Director ● Knowledge Manager/Engineer Executive Editor of ● IT Manager and its ● IT Strategist flagship publication, ● Enterprise Architect Business Rules ● Business Analyst Journal. He is a sought-after speaker at conferences world-wide. Mr. Ross is Special Features recognized internationally as the “father of business rules.” He is ● This is the only seminar in the world where you can have 3 of the world’s most renowned experts on IT discussing Co-Founder of Business Rule key business and IT issues in one day Solutions. ● The Panel Q&A will give you the chance to ask these IT gurus any of your business and IT concerns In-House Training Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2010 For an in-house presentation of this or any other IRM UK 16-18 June 2010, London seminar, please contact us on: Pencil these dates in your diary now. Full programme will be announced in February 2010. T: +44 (0)20 8866 8366 E: 10