The New England chapter of IASA exists to provide a forum to established, practicing and emerging IT architects in the Boston and surrounding areas, for communication, learning, exchange of ideas, professional support and to contribute to the development of IT architecture as a profession.
Our featured speaker in November will be Bob Hughes, Executive Vice President of Cogentes. Bob is a senior executive, with over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, project management, IT alignment and restructuring, software development and creating organizational and operational efficiencies. He has held multiple roles including Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Vice President of Information Services and Technology, Program Director, Director of Application Development and Application Development Manager, with companies that were from start-up state to Fortune 500 in maturity, and has gained tremendous skill in organizational and process development. He has spoken extensively on the areas of IP telephony, customer relationship management, project management and software development automation and has been quoted in industry magazines such as Application Development Trends, Computer Telephony and IP Telephony.
Bob will share with us his views on Business and Enterprise Architecture. You have heard about the various architecture disciplines, but are you using or neglecting Business Architecture. In this session Bob will review WHAT business architecture is and HOW to use it to improve your initiatives.
- 5:00pm – 6:00pm – Meet, greet, eat and network
- 6:00pm – 6:15pm – Chapter Announcements
- 6:15pm – 7:30pm – Bob Hughes on Business and Enterprise Architecture
- 7:30pm – 8:00pm – Wrap up
Microsoft Technology Center
890 Winter Street Suite 100
Waltham, MA 02451