Most organizations are engaged in transformation initiatives to accelerate their digital maturity and create innovative solutions for customers, partners, or employees. The objectives are well known: increase business agility, boost productivity, improve stakeholder satisfaction, and provide seamless digital experiences to end-consumers.
In this workshop, Chief Technology Evangelist (former Deputy CTO), Asanka Abeysinghe, will share his experience on creating a holistic architecture framework to accelerate your transformation initiatives. We will discuss the importance of creating the building blocks — including technical architecture, business/solutions architecture, and organizational architecture.
What you'll learn, and how you can apply it:
By the end of this workshop, you'll understand:
- The strategic role of an architect in orchestrating the digital transformation journey
- How to bridge the digital strategy’s business and technical aspects
- How to articulate the process and benefits of driving a digital-first mindset with your stakeholders
- How to use architectural thinking and frameworks to define digital architecture
- How to measure success by defining a productivity matrix
- How to plan and execute transformation initiatives by referring to an architecture maturity model
And you'll be able to:
- Define the four pillars that will constitute your organization's digital architecture
- Define a digital architecture review board (DARB) for collaboration
- Obtain a seat in the digital steering committee for better communication
- Leverage useful essential architecture patterns, such as microservices architecture (MSA) and cloud native architecture (CNA)
- Connect brownfield and greenfield architecture
- Increase agility by defining a decentralized architecture
- Increase your impact as an architect to the organization by defining objectives and key results (OKRs)
Hands-on exercise: During this workshop, we will work with you to define the digital architecture for a restaurant business by applying the above principles.
Join us for this half-day workshop that starts at 9:00am with breakfast and ends at 1:00pm with lunch.