MDI Gurgaon joins hands with The Open Group, hosts India’s first conference on ‘Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Era’

MDI Gurgaon joins hands with The Open Group, hosts India’s first conference on ‘Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Era’

MDI Gurgaon, one of India’s premier B-School, recently joined hands with The Open Group to host a first-of-its-kind conference in India on Enterprise Architecture. The conference, titled “Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Era”, aimed at providing a platform for discussion on enterprise architecture models, best practices and case studies. Enterprise architecture is a relatively new discipline focusing on an integrated and innovative approach that can enable an organization to align to the reality of business and deliver on its digitalization promise.”

As a torch bearer, MDI Gurgaon has taken lead in this particular digital space and is the first to organize a conference on such a niche theme as Enterprise Architecture in India.

The conference was graced by the presence of Dr. Emandi Sankara Rao, Chairman, Board of Governors, MDI Gurgaon, Dr. Pallab Saha, Chief Architect, The Open Group and Prof. (Dr.) Atmanand, Director (Additional Charge), MDI Gurgaon. It was attended by several members of the academia and the industry. The conference featured plenaries, theme-based presentations, interactive panel discussions, deep-dive tutorials and networking opportunities. It also presented key note sessions on the Enterprise Architecture theme from MDI Gurgaon and The Open Group. It covered Next generation Security operations Center for Enterprises by Information Sharing and Analysis Centre (ISAC).

Addressing the audience, Dr. Emandi Sankara Rao, Chairman, Board of Governors, MDI Gurgaon said, “MDI, Gurgaon as a torch bearer has taken a lead in this particular digital space and is the first to organize the conference on such a niche theme in India. This conference would position MDI Gurgaon as a thought leader in Research and practice on digital transformation and Enterprise Architecture.”

Commenting on the conference, Dr. Pallab Saha, Chief Architect, The Open Group said, “We are delighted to see the response of academicians & researchers towards this new discipline. Over the years, there has been industry-academia gap in the field of enterprise architecture which we are addressing at this conference.”

MDI Gurgaon also launched a compilation of select articles from the conference in the form of a book. The book covers Government frameworks and practices particularly in the area of India Enterprise Architecture (IndEA), the role of enterprise architecture in digital transformation etc. It would help create awareness and generate interest in enterprise architecture as a foundation for the digital strategy amongst the business and IT leaders.

The Conference Chair and Editor of the book, Prof. Anjali Kaushik and Prof. Prageet Aeron said, “We are sure this book would be an excellent resource for the professionals working in information systems, Enterprise Architecture practice, emerging technologies, telecom and other innovative ICT domains.”

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