Stéphane Vanrechem

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Announcing The Enterprise Architecture Management Suites Landscape, Q2 2024

Stéphane Vanrechem 4 days ago
Enterprise Architecture Management Suites Are An Architect’s Ally Enterprise architecture management suites (EAMSes) are fundamental to running a successful architecture practice. EAMS tools are being used to help architecture teams manage architecture risk, reduce cost, and support organizations in proactively managing their technical debt. AI use cases are flourishing in this market, freeing up architects’ […]
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EA Teams Struggle To Communicate Architecture’s Value

Stéphane Vanrechem April 4, 2024
The maturity of enterprise architecture (EA) varies greatly across companies, industries, and geographies. In France, 84% agree that their teams are effective in communicating EA's value, while just 54% of UK respondents agree. Learn more in this preview of upcoming research on the value proposition for enterprise architecture
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Discover The Foundational Priorities And Capabilities That Every Architect Must Adopt

Stéphane Vanrechem September 12, 2023
Enterprise architects want a best-in-class enterprise architecture department, but they can only achieve this by having the right foundational priorities and architecture capabilities. Learn how in our new research.
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LeanIX To Be Acquired By SAP In Q4 2023: A Vote Of Confidence By SAP In Enterprise Architecture

Stéphane Vanrechem September 8, 2023
LeanIX, a privately held enterprise architecture (EA) management solution, is set to be acquired by SAP, as announced on September 7, 2023 (click here). SAP has made this strategic acquisition to offer SAP clients access to a complete suite of tools essential for continuous business transformation. It includes AI-driven process optimization, particularly in enterprise architecture. […]
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Is The Enterprise Architecture Discipline Mature Enough?

Stéphane Vanrechem February 28, 2023
Would it surprise you to know 30% of EA departments are being disbanded? Find out why and how to keep yours from becoming one of them.
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Meet The New EMEA Enterprise Architecture Analyst

Stéphane Vanrechem December 14, 2022
What Topics Will You Be Covering At Forrester? I am part of the Forrester Decisions for Technology Architecture & Delivery service. I will be authoring research for the “Lead A High-Performing Enterprise Architecture Practice” priority. Briefly said, I will help clients be more proficient in the enterprise architecture (EA) discipline from a digital, sustainable, and […]