Forrester Meetup: Outcome-Driven Enterprise Architecture

 Hong Kong

In today’s rapidly changing and uncertain world, enterprise architecture (EA) functions face the imperative of reinventing themselves to keep up with the pace of technological innovation and stay relevant in the digital age. Come explore the evolving landscape of EA practices and how they can contribute to creating a future fit technology strategy that delivers business and customer value.

Attendees will have the chance to learn from enterprises that have successfully implemented outcome-driven EA capabilities, helping their technology organization and the entire business become more adaptive, creative, and resilient.

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8:30 am – 9:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Opening Remarks

9:10 am – 9:40 am

Transform EA Practices To Accelerate Your Future Fit Journey

Despite its widespread adoption in mature organizations, enterprise architecture (EA) continues to suffer from perception problems. In the world of hypergrowth, digital-first, cloud-native startup firms, EA has a reputation for not being pragmatic — or worse, being unnecessary. This session gives technology leaders in Asia Pacific and beyond a holistic view of how to bridge different worlds within EA practices, accelerate digital transformation, and become future fit.

Key takeaways:

  • What defines a high-performing EA practice and the business value that it offers
  • The approach that EA leaders should take to transform their EA practices
  • The most critical factors impacting technology architecture in the cloud-native era

Presented by: Charlie Dai, VP, Research Director, Forrester

9:40 am – 10:30 am

A Discussion With The 2022 Enterprise Architecture Award Winners For Asia Pacific

This discussion will involve EA leaders from AIA Group and A.S. Watson, who were both winners of the prestigious Forrester EA Awards for Asia Pacific in 2022. The session will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from these award-winning enterprises on how they embraced outcomes-driven EA practices to deliver business value and execute future-fit technology strategies. The discussion will be a valuable opportunity for EA professionals to gain insights and inspiration on how to implement outcomes-driven EA practices within their organizations and contribute to their success.
Key Takeaways:
  • Outcome-driven EA capabilities can help technology organizations and businesses become more adaptive, creative, and resilient.
  • To deliver business value, EA practices need to evolve and keep up with the changing technological landscape.
  • Learning from successful case studies of outcome-driven EA implementations can provide valuable insights for EA professionals to evolve their practices and contribute to the success of their organizations.

Forrester speaker:

  • Fred Giron, VP, Senior Research Director, VP, Research Director, Forrester

A discussion with our special guests:

  • Vincy Leung, Director of Enterprise Architecture and Innovation, A.S. Watson
  • Minwoo Lee, Head of Group Enterprise Architecture and Governance, AIA Group
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Capturing Value At The Next Frontier Of Digital

Generational advances in automation and AI technologies push the envelope on digitization. These capabilities offer tremendous opportunity as well as potential for disruption. As automation becomes the new fabric for digital business, how does an outcome-driven enterprise architecture function measure the business value and impact of its automation investments?

Key Takeaways:

  • Defining the imperative for automation-fueled transformation
  • A look at how a modern platform strategy provides strategic alignment with the automation imperative
  • How to present a framework to leverage balanced scorecards and customer-obsessed thinking that captures the value of automation initiatives

Presented by: Leslie Joseph, Principal Analyst, Forrester

11:00 am – 11:15 am


11:15 am – 12:00 pm


Forrester Speakers

Special Guests