IBM IMPACT 2011 Day 2 Keynotes

April 12, 2011

Steve Mills kicked off day 2 to talk about the kind of IT architecture that supports business agility. Your IT architecture, he says, must enable business processes run reliably and securely across application silos. Business must own their processes and their data, not have them be subsumed into siloed packaged applications. IT must enable these business processes and help drive them to your objectives. SOA let IT departments free up the assets in the organization and so integrate and reuse them. IT Architecture has evolved, with each level building on the last.