LeanIX Connect on Tour

New York City

Location
Westin New York Grand Central, 212 E 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
Date
April 18, 2024
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
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Audience
10 Speakers
100 Attendees
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Navigating Technology Transformation

A New Era for Enterprise Architects

Join LeanIX Connect On Tour in New York City, the event where CIOs, IT Leaders, and Enterprise Architects share their strategic insights and deep learning in the dynamic field of Enterprise Architecture (EA).
We invite attendees to:

  • Drive Transformation 
    Enable business transformation in your organization, leveraging emerging technologies like AI while effectively mitigating risks associated with these advancements.
  • Simplify IT Complexity 
    Ignite innovation, tackle technology obsolescence, oversee successful ERP transformations, manage AI governance comprehensively and control costs. Bring your organization together to manage the complexities of the IT landscape.
  • Integrate EA & BPM
    Capitalize on the opportunities of Enterprise Architecture and Business Process Management working side-by-side to significantly boost business efficiency and agility, preparing your organization for the future.

Kickstart your technology transformation powered by LeanIX, an SAP Company! Register via the form on the right and step forward into the promising landscape of enterprise architecture.

Agenda

09:00 - 09:45 am

Registration & welcome coffee

Begin your day at LeanIX Connect On Tour by picking up your name badge at our registration desk. Enjoy a cup of warm coffee while you settle in, acquaint yourself with the venue, and get ready for a day filled with insightful sessions, networking opportunities, and knowledge sharing.

09:45 - 10:00 am

Welcome

Embark on an inspiring journey as we kick off LeanIX Connect On Tour with a warm welcome, setting the stage for a day of collaborative learning, innovation, and connection within the dynamic world of enterprise architecture.
10:00 - 10:30 am

Leveraging Enterprise Architecture to drive business transformation

In the opening session, you'll discover technology's role in navigating a business environment facing disruption after disruption. Explore how transformative technology like AI can be leveraged as a catapult for growth and innovation despite this - setting you up to proactively manage whatever comes next. Best of all, we unpack this through the lens of the LeanIX product strategy within SAP and beyond for the year ahead. We're excited to have you join us as we lead technology transformation, together.

Christian Richter
Christian Richter
Chief Customer Officer, LeanIX
10:30 - 11:00 am

Building a power house that connects Business and IT

Imagine a world where IT surprises are a distant memory. Where business decisions are seamlessly translated into technology solutions, and vice versa. Today, many challenges arise from misaligned business and IT decisions that can lead to missed opportunities, operational disruptions and frustration. To avoid this, it is important to understand all dependencies between business processes and IT execution to assess the associated effects across all company levels, departments and employees. In this session, we will show you how to recognize and understand the correlations with the help of our solutions, and how you can solve them with an agile approach.

Wassilios Lolas
Wassilios Lolas
Global Vice President, Market Impact, SAP Signavio
11:00 - 11:30 am
Coffee Break
11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Deluxe Session

Explore the journey of Deluxe in this engaging session, showcasing real-world success stories and valuable insights that exemplify the power of technology transformation.

Heather Griffis
Heather Griffis
Enterprise Architect, Deluxe
12:00 - 12:30 pm

Partner Session

Join us for a dynamic LeanIX partner session, where industry leaders and experts will delve into collaborative strategies, innovative solutions, and successful partnerships that amplify the impact of LeanIX in shaping the future of enterprise architecture.

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:00 pm
Splitting into 2 breakouts

Customer Breakout Session - Optimize your application portfolio: Reducing Tech Debt To Make Room For Innovation

The presence of technical debt means organizations cannot leverage new technological innovations like AI and cloud technologies. Companies accumulate technical debt through actions like maintaining multiple redundant applications or continuing with outdated or unsupported applications, often leading to high costs, system outages, lost productivity, and employee churn.
In this session we’ll discuss some of the best practices for evaluating and rationalizing tech debt to bolster large-scale digital transformations.

Patrick Schober
Patrick Schober
VP Professional Services, LeanIX
1:30 - 2:00 pm
Splitting into 2 breakouts

Buyer Breakout Session - Modernizing Architecture: Why IT and Business collaboration matters for successful digital transformation

In today's digital-first age, organizations must continually adapt and innovate to stay ahead in the technology and competition. This requires close collaboration between IT and Business teams to ensure that technology solutions are aligned with core business objectives. Join us in this session where we will explore the common challenges when it comes to collaboration between IT and Business teams and how to overcome them, and share best practices to strengthen the relationship.

Jim Cunningham
Jim Cunningham
Head of Solution Engineering, AMER, LeanIX
Tom Guttermann
Tom Guttermann
Partner Solutions Engineer, AMER, LeanIX
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Splitting into 2 breakouts

Customer Workshop - Unveiling tech obsolescence: How to effectively manage tech risk with LeanIX

In this 60-minute workshop session, participants will explore how LeanIX can help them tackle the challenges of tech risk. Guided by experts, attendees will delve into the capabilities of LeanIX, learning how automation empowers organizations to manage and navigate the complexities of technological obsolescence effectively. Through hands-on demonstrations and interactive sessions, participants will discover how to identify, assess and address obsolete technologies. By the session's end, attendees will gain practical insights and strategies to optimize their tech landscapes, ensuring agility, resilience, and future-proofing in the face of rapid technological evolution.

Patrick Schober
Patrick Schober
CEO & Co-Founder, LeanIX
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Splitting into 2 breakouts

Buyer Workshop - Bridging the Gap: How IT and Business can collaborate to drive successful Application Modernization

Collaboration plays a crucial role in enterprise architecture and successfully executing transformation plans. Join us in this interactive and hands on session guided by experts where you will learn how to foster collaboration between IT and Business teams, break down siloes and drive innovation using LeanIX. Together we will also explore different practical scenarios and how you can leverage collaboration capabilities within LeanIX to drive successful modernization of your application landscape. By the end of this workshop, you will gain actionable insights and be able to implement best practices between IT and Business teams to align application modernization efforts with business objectives and digital transformation goals.

Jim Cunningham
Jim Cunningham
Head of Solution Engineering, AMER, LeanIX
Tom Guttermann
Tom Guttermann
Partner Solutions Engineer, LeanIX
3:00 - 3:15 pm
Coffee Break
3:15 - 3:45 pm

Connecting the Delaware North Enterprise

I’m leading an enterprise initiative called the Connected Enterprise. It consists of four main components of work – 1) perform business process analysis of our major processes identifying opportunities for improvement, 2) establish our systems of record and reference within those processes for our major data domains, 3) Set forth an application strategy and, 4) Establish an integration platform and competency enabling our app strategy. The overall objective is to publish an enterprise blueprint and roadmap that will drive our Connected Enterprise.

Christopher Campise
Christopher Campise
Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture, Delaware North
3:45 - 4:15 pm

Striking a Balance: Driving Innovation and Effective Governance with AI-Ready Enterprise Architecture

Every enterprise is balancing the imperative to apply AI to a myriad of potential use cases with the need to mitigate risks and adhere to internal and external AI policies. Enterprise architects are at the forefront of facilitating these objectives, which are frequently at odds. In this session, LeanIX will delve into how enterprise architects can approach AI within their ecosystems, navigate the tension between enabling innovation and avoiding risks, and outline how LeanIX is positioned to help architects tackle the challenges AI presents.

Johannes Wilden
Johannes Wilden
Principal Product Manager, LeanIX
4:15 - 4:30 pm

Closing & End of Day

Conclude a day of insights, networking, and collaboration at LeanIX Connect On Tour with our closing session, where we recap key takeaways and leave you inspired for the exciting possibilities ahead in the field of enterprise architecture.

Christian Richter
Christian Richter
Chief Customer Officer, LeanIX
4:30 - 6:00 pm
Networking Happy Hour

Speakers

Heather Griffis

Heather Griffis

Enterprise Architect

Deluxe

Christopher Campise

Christopher Campise

Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture

Delaware North

Christian Richter

Christian Richter

Chief Customer Officer

LeanIX

Wassilios-Lolas

Wassilios Lolas

Global Vice President, Market Impact

SAP Signavio

Patrick Schober

Patrick Schober

VP Professional Services

LeanIX

Jim Cunningham

Jim Cunningham

Head of Solution Engineering, AMER

LeanIX

Tom Guttermann

Tom Guttermann

Partner Solutions Engineer

LeanIX

Johannes Wilden

Johannes Wilden

Principal Product Manager

LeanIX

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