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Mike Rosen

Vice President of Research, Strategic Architecture

Mike Rosen focuses on strategic architecture. His core research includes leveraging strategic, enterprise, and business architecture to enable and accelerate digital transformation, creating effective architecture programs, and extending the concept of Technical Debt to an enterprise framework for understanding, managing, and avoiding unfunded technical liabilities. Mike has led numerous research efforts in business and enterprise architecture and best practices for architects and executives. Mike has provided guidance about delivering value through architecture for finance and insurance companies and at government agencies, retail, technology, logistic, energy, healthcare, and other organizations in over a dozen countries.

BACKGROUND

As an independent consultant, Mike focused on practical and effective architecture programs, the development of appropriate architectural work products, and the internal career growth of architects. As CTO at several software start-ups, Mike had first-hand experience in balancing strategic and tactical demands. As a product architect for leading middleware products from Digital Equipment Corporation, BEA Systems, and IONA Technologies, and with 15 years of software development experience, Mike has a thorough understanding of the development process.

EDUCATION/INDUSTRY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Founder, VP, and member of the Board of Directors of the Business Architecture Guild
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations (FEAPO)
  • Author of numerous books, including Applied SOA: Architecture and Design Strategies (2008), and Building eBusiness Systems and Architecture: A Manager’s Guide (2000)
  • Certified in TOGAF9 from the Open Group, and is a Certified Business Architect ®  by the Business Architecture Guild
  • B.S. from the University of Maryland
IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Strategic Architecture in the United States, 2017

Sep 2017 - IDC MaturityScape Benchmark - Doc # US43012717

by: Mike RosenSuya Xiong

This IDC study presents the results of IDC's 2017 Strategic Architecture MaturityScape Benchmark Survey and should be viewed as a supplement to IDC MaturityScape: Strategic Architecture 2.0 (IDC #US42768616, June 2017). Together, they provi...
This IDC Perspective discusses IDC's DX capability framework. Each capability is a reusable, "plug-and-play," modular unit that is designed to be industrialized and scalable. Each capability is implemented by a combination of technology, da...
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