Developing dynamic architectures that respond to constant change and support digital transformation
Exciting new IT tools and applications are becoming increasingly utilised to enable greater efficiency outcomes within government organisations. But with the use of these transformational, and often disruptive, systems comes the quandary of implementation of sustainable infrastructure.
To achieve the entire organisational benefit, a clearer grasp of current economic and social environments and how these will inevitably affect business models is needed. In order to prepare organisations’ for constant change, and to support their evolving digital transformation strategies, they must be prepared for the impact of innovation on architecture, and therefore become ready and dynamic in response.
With this in mind, we have put together this Strategy Frameworks and Architecture for IT Managers Leading Transformative Projects online training – to arm professionals working within public sector IT and technology divisions with applicable tools and strategies ready to navigate disruptive environments and adapt systems and strategies accordingly.
Meet Your Facilitator
DR ROD DILNUTT
William Bethwey & Associates
Dr. Rod Dilnutt is the Director of William Bethwey & Associates, a specialist consultancy in knowledge, architecture, and strategic organisational change. He has also been an Industry Fellow at the University of Melbourne for over fifteen years.
Rod’s professional experience spans over twenty-five years as an internationally recognised consultant and educator. During this time, he has helped many leading organisations develop business and ICT capability and successfully transition to a higher level of operating maturity. Because of this experience, he is retained by several blue-chip firms, and he shares this experience with students as lecturer-in-charge in related higher degree courses.
In 2013, Rod was acknowledged as the iAwards, Australian ICT Professional of the Year, and added to his publications with his book: ‘Organisational Change Management: A Guide for Practitioners’. Rod is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society where he holds the following offices: Vice-Chair of the Victorian Branch Executive; Director, Membership Lifecycle Board, and member of the Professional Development Board.
Keynote Session: Leveraging Enterprise Architecture to Effect Change
We will investigate the fundamental concepts of strategy and the impact of innovation on architecture:
- Strategies to drive and affect innovative change
- Unpacking core theories and how these can be applied in practical situations
- The IS Strategy Triangle: Understanding how you can adopt this in your own projects
- Enterprise Architecture as a tool to drive tangible outcomes in public sector IT
Facilitated discussion – What is Enterprise Architecture in the Public Sector?
Keynote Session: The Nature of Disruptive Change
We explore the nature of disruption and the impact on the art of information systems strategy and architecture:
- The nature of disruptive change on our economy
- Disruptive technologies
- The New Power Model
- Legacy architecture mismatch
Breakout Activity – Are We Ready for Change?
Keynote Session: Information Systems Strategy
We investigate the strategic use of information systems with information as the key organisational resource, is leveraged to exploit improvement opportunity and justify how a digital approach can provide both business and community benefit:
- Exploiting digital information resources strategically
- Digital opportunity
- The value chains
- Competitive forces
- Applying Porter’s Model
Facilitated interaction – Are We Ready for Change? Can the business strategy be the basis for Enterprise Architecture?
Keynote Session: Fit-for-Purpose Architecture
We propose options to underpin our architectural response and introduce architectural practices emerging to provide the agility and responsiveness needed to evolve organizational capability and satisfy marketplace demands:
- Agile Architecture
- Minimum Viable Architectures
- How do we ‘architect?’ – Roles and responsibilities
- Balancing the architecture continuum
Facilitated interaction – How Do We ‘Architect’?
Developing the action plan for our workplaces.
- Key opportunities
- Roles and resources
- Understanding the key inhibitors of stakeholder engagement and how you can best address this