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Jean-Patrick Ascenci - Application Portfolio Analytics -Cloud Readiness & Software Risk Exposure
For more than a decade, JP has assisted more than 100 organizations with Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Application Portfolio Management (APM) across the globe and industries. JP provides strategic and adaptable approaches to consistently deliver value and achieve organizational objectives. For the last five years, JP has been focusing on the development of integrated solutions in Enterprise Architecture (EA), Application Portfolio Management (APM) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) to create rapid, tangible and durable business value. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from ESIEA and an MBA in Strategic Planning from ESC Montpellier.
  • Enterprise Architecture as the Gateway to Digital Transformation – Takeaways from the Gartner EA Summit 2016

    Last week, CAST attended the Gartner EA Summit, held at National Harbor. It was two days of jam-packed sessions and workshops about Enterprise Architecture, but what stuck out the most was the value of this very unique discipline as a catalyst for Digital Transformation.

    EA and Digital Transformation were the core focus of many presentations, including Mike J. Walker’s session “Leverage EA to Understand the Value and Impacts of Digital Disruption.” Mike stressed that this ever-evolving discipline is becoming a vital component to corporate strategy, delivering high-performing and sustainable business outcomes.

  • EA Insights – The Fact-Based Measurement Effect

    Today, CAST is meeting hundreds of Enterprise Architect aficionados, gurus, practitioners and professionals in National Harbor at the Gartner EA Summit. When glancing at the agenda, it is evident that EA has become omnipresent and is interacting either directly or indirectly with 100% of hot IT challenges such as Digital Transformation, Cloud Readiness, Internet of Things, Cyber Security and Innovation - the topics that are keeping many executives up at night.

    The intent of this post is to share “one” view of the EA journey and provide some personal insight into software risk management and what I think will be the upcoming challenges in our favorite discipline.

  • The Age of Digital Transformation: Where to Start?

    The term “Digital Transformation” has become more than just a buzzword as companies continuously work toward the goal of realigning and investing in the digitization of all business aspects to meet and predict customer demands. In the midst of these big changes, there has been much confusion about what it means to actually achieve digital transformation and how to monitor your progression through each stage of the transition.