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ea2020 Programme Overview

If you are interested in contributing to the 2020 CAUDIT Enterprise Architecture in Higher Education Symposium, please submit any ideas or questions in the ideation form

Day 1

Monday 23 November 2020

Into the Future


Changes in our industry and institutions are creating new challenges and a need to look into a new future we might not have considered six months ago. How are you, your team, and your institution responding to new business, operating, and cost model challenges through the lens of enterprise architecture? 

- Welcome and introductions

- Welcome from CAUDIT CEO Anne Kealley

- Reconnecting and check in

- The important role Technology and  Leadership played during the Battle of Britain.

- How Australian Catholic University is Reshaping Enterprise Architecture Practice

Day 2

Tuesday 24 November 2020

EA as an Enabler to Digital Strategy

As our digital agendas become less prescriptive and more guiding and responsive to change, how are we positioning ourselves and our Enterprise Architecture practices as enablers to strategic thinking? How can we inform and guide university investment portfolios through a business capability view whilst enabling LEAN/Agile methods? 

- Welcome and introductions

- Architecting the Architecture Discussion

- Strategic Portfolio Management – The (ongoing) journey to the future

- The Future Direction and Evolution of Business-Outcome-Driven Enterprise Architecture (Gartner)

- Breakout session    

Day 3

Wednesday 25 November 2020

All in on the Cloud

In an environment that is at risk of reactive decision making, adopting pop-up cloud apps, significant off-campus study, work, and research, how can Enterprise Architects help guide decision-makers towards sustainable architectures? How do we “architect” in the cloud?

- Welcome and introductions

- The changing role of Architects and architecture

- Fragmentation vs Ecosystem: EA's guiding role

- Solution Architecture vs Enterprise Architecture

- Good Architecture in the cloud 

- EA CoP Annual General Meeting

Day 4

Thursday 26 November 2020

Unconference Day 

Our unconference day is an additional but unofficial session designed on the day with those participating, to share and discussing our challenges, opportunities ideas, and plans for 2021



- Welcome, Introductions, and unConference Conduct

- Topic nomination, prioritisation, and scheduling

- Open discussion, full unConference

- Short Break

- Topic discussions, breakout rooms.

- Reporting back (5 x 4)

- Summary and next steps.

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