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When Disaster Strikes: Your Role and Strategy as an Enterprise Architect

Organizations react to disaster differently. How they react will depend on their current market position, their culture, and their level of adaptability. Enterprise Architects must acknowledge their own mandate, and understand how to enable their organization's likely course of action. Learn how architects aligned to Forrester's 3 waves of Enterprise Architecture are helping their firms respond to the current disaster.

Speaker: Gordon Barnett
Principal Analyst at Forrester Research

Gordon serves CIOs, focusing on the best practices for business, technology, and enterprise architecture transformation. He is a recognized expert in helping companies use enterprise architecture, strategy, governance, and organizational design to address their current and future business challenges in the age of the customer.

Gordon came to Forrester with more than 35 years of business and technology management experience in financial services, telecommunications, information technology, and governmental organizations. Prior to Forrester, Gordon served in various roles including CIO, CTO, chief architect, and business unit general manager. Gordon has a Ph.D. in business administration (specializing in consumer behavior in eCommerce) from Northcentral University; an MBA from Huron University; an M.A. in finance (specializing in M&A) from London Business School; and a B.A. (first-class honors) from Kingston University in the UK. Gordon is also an ACCA accountant.

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