Software AG
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Click on the links below to view the recorded webinars from the Portfolio Playbook Series.

1. Setting the course for your digital journey. Watch now
Discover how EA and portfolio management can be used to ensure the right digital strategies are selected and monitored as well as to assess their impact on the organization’s capabilities.

2. Accelerating digital delivery with bimodal. Watch now
Find out how bimodal approaches can accelerate IT delivery – and business change as a whole – to deliver business agility and the role of EA and portfolio management in implementing a bimodal approach.

3. Streamlining IT for digital success. Watch now
Join our deep dive into the area of technology standardization and how EA and portfolio management can be leveraged to overcome legacy and deliver agile IT. Further, we will touch on the subject of managing technology innovation as an enabler of digital transformation.

See a demonstration of a planning approach that provides stakeholders with plans that fit their specific perspective and that expose the short-, mid- and long-term planning intent. Further, learn how plans make strategic choices such as deciding between on-premises or cloud-based solutions as digital enablers more transparent.

In this playbook session we show how the project portfolio can be optimized smartly and how to compare project portfolio scenarios for their impact on the digital business strategy.

6. More bang for the buck from IT spending
Discover how EA and portfolio management can be used to identify short-term savings as well as ensure that future IT spending is cost-effective and focused on business strategy.

7. Faster gain, less pain in acquisition integration
See how EA and portfolio management can be used to bring the new team on board and provide the transparency and methodology needed in the pre-acquisition due diligence as well as the post-acquisition integration phase.      

8. Digital excellence with technology innovation
Find out how EA and portfolio management facilitate identification of technology innovations, assessment of their business impact as well as road-mapping of their usage.           

9. Business confidence from reduced IT risk
See how EA and portfolio management can be used to structure IT risk management efforts, map business dependencies and assess risks for the purpose of mitigation and risk-acceptance decision-making.

This playbook session focuses on how EA and IT portfolio management can help support and enforce your organizations’ response to data protection legislation. It looks at how to gain an understanding of personal data, the IT systems using it and the business processes dependent on it, as well as establishing the roles, controls and processes needed for successful compliance. 

In this playbook session we look at integration scenarios to link EA and IT portfolio management to IT execution for better IT governance and to close the strategy/execution gap.

12. Managing projects in the digital business age
In this playbook session we discuss an architecture-driven approach to managing projects that better fits the digital business age.  

13. Making smart cloud deployment choices
This playbook session looks at an EA and IT portfolio approach to development of a cloud strategy as well as ways of measuring and monitoring implementation of that strategy.

14. Playing it safe with open source software. Watch now
In this playbook session we look at the role of EA and IT portfolio management in providing the necessary governance when using FOSS.

15. Seeing clearly with EA-based APM. Watch now

Find out in this playbook how an enterprise architecture-based portfolio management approach to APM delivers the 360-degree view of the IT landscape and the insight required for effective digital transformation.

16. Being in control of the IoT revolution. Watch now
In this playbook session we will take a look at how the EA and IT portfolio management disciplines can help meet the IoT challenge.

17. Planning the IT portfolio – vendors and contracts. Watch now
In this playbook session, we look at how to include vendor and contract aspects into planning the IT portfolio to successfully deliver on strategy.

18. Choosing the right solution architecture. Watch now.
In this portfolio playbook we look at the architecture methodologies and governance that EA and IT portfolio management bring to the table to ensure that design and decision processes lead to successful solution architectures.

19. Roadmapping investment scenarios. Watch now.
In this portfolio playbook session we take a look at a scenario-based approach to portfolio optimization supported by effective architecture roadmapping.

20. Managing APIs for effective digitalization. Watch now.
In this portfolio playbook, we take a look at how EA and IT portfolio management can be used to define, plan, manage and clearly communicate APIs as part of your services portfolio to better manage the complexity of integrated applications inherent with digitalization.

21. Optimizing feature backlog management. Watch now.
In this portfolio playbook we look at how to factor strategy and operative performance perspectives into feature backlog management by integrating strategic planning and portfolio management tools such as Alfabet with operative ALM tools such as Jira.

22. Using business capabilities to be fit for change. Watch now.
To keep ahead in this period of rapid digital transformation, you have to have your operating model under control. In this playbook, we look at how business capability management gives you that control by helping you analyze, monitor and transform the operating model.

23. Using EA to optimize service management. Watch now.
Having a catalog of business and IT service products is critical to managing the internal and external relationships of your company. In this portfolio playbook, we look at how enterprise architecture can be involved in service product management and the benefits it delivers.

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