ArchitecturePlus Seminar    (3XW8)

Sponsored by: Federal CIO Council, Architecture and Infrastructure Committee, and Industry Advisory Council    (3XW9)

Seminar Information:    (3XWA)

Date and Time: Monday, June 30th 2008, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Registration is from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM (Please note date change)    (3XWB)

Topic: EA - Bridging the Gap with Decision Makers    (3XWC)

Location:    (3XY2)

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Building    (3XWD)

1735 New York Avenue NW; 2nd Floor Auditorium {nid 3XWE} Washington, DC 20006    (3XWF)

Detailed Directions Below    (3XWG)

By Metro: Take the Blue or Orange Line to Farragut West - take the 18th Street Metro exit - walk toward the Mall on 18th Street.    (3XWH)

Register: Click Here to Register    (3XWI)

One of the biggest challenges facing Enterprise Architecture is ensuring that it is appropriately integrated into the decision making processes of the other management disciplines with which it intersects - strategic planning, capital planning, procurement, budgeting, and security are but a few examples.    (3XWJ)

During a recent Quarterly Enterprise Architecture Shared Interest Group meeting a panel of experts was brought together to identify the major issues that must be addressed to achieve that integration. They identified three major issues:    (3XWK)

Use EA to describe major business/IT initiatives and the relationships between the initiatives    (3XWL)

Establish a results oriented value proposition for EA, and    (3XWM)

Create actionable information for critical management decisions and strategic direction.    (3XWN)

This symposium will bring subject matter experts to the table to focus on these issues.    (3XWO)

ArchitecturePlus is a free event that is open to both public and private sector. Anyone involved in or has an interest in Enterprise Architecture is invited to attend.    (3XWP)

You can register for the event on-line at http://www.actgov.org/openregistration.    (3XWR)

For further information please contact:    (3XWS)

David Epperly: 703-941-0001, depperly@eawerks.com    (3XWT)

Mike Dunham: 202-686-1558, mike.dunham@keane.com    (3XWV)

Agenda for June 30th ArchitecturePlus Seminar    (3XWW)

EA - Bridging the Gap with Decision Makers    (3XWX)

8:30 Registration    (3XXQ)

9:00 Welcome and Introduction Ira Grossman, Chairman, Chief Architects Forum Mike Dunham, Industry Advisory Council Enterprise Architecture Shared Interest Group    (3XXR)

9:10 Announcements    (3XXS)

9:20 Framing the Scope of the Issues    (3XXT)

Darren Ash, Deputy Executive Director for Information Services and Chief Information Officer, Nuclear Regulatory Commission    (3XXU)

9:35 The next version of FEAPMO EA Assessment Framework and how it helps bridge the gap to decision makers    (3XXV)

Kshemendra Paul, Chief Enterprise Architect, Office of Management and Budget    (3XX8)

10:00 Panel Discussion Identifying and prioritizing what is actionable    (3XXW)

Sue Fedor, Office of Budget and Program Performance, Department of Transportation    (3XY3)

John Sullivan, Chief Enterprise Architect, Environmental Protection Agency    (3XY4)

Joe Rose, Chief Enterprise Architect, Department of Education (invited)    (3XY5)

Lawrence Gross, Associate Chief Information Officer eGovernment, Department of Treasury    (3XXX)

11:00 Break    (3XXY)

11:10 Open Forum Meaningful Next Steps: Call for Action    (3XXZ)

Panel members in dialog with the ArchitecturePlus participants    (3XY0)

11:45 Wrap up    (3XY1)

12:00 Adjourn    (3XXL)