Smart Enterprise Architecture In A VUCA World

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14:30 - 18:00


Orange Business Services, Brussels

How to create an Enterprise Architecture enabling ICT to respond to a volatile, unpredictable, ever complex and ambiguous business environment. What are the elements needed. How to deal with resistance? What with shadow IT and business units claiming the ICT initiative?

14.30 Registration and welcome

15.00 presentation

Johan Van Looy, Partner

Johan has been working for since 2001 as an all-round ICT consultant, he promoted to’s executive team in January 2013, a role that he combined with the position of Corporate Architect, responsible for ICT Architecture & Innovation at bpost until February 2015. Today, while still being intimately involved in all strategic ICT initiatives at bpost, he is currently also assisting BNP Paribas Fortis in transforming and reorganizing the Architecture team, repositioning it as a driving force for strategic business-ICT alignment.

16.00 De Persgroep Case

by Luc Verbist, CIO De Persgroep & Isabel Van Mele, Enterprise Architect De Persgroep

17.00 Wrap up

by Luc Verbist, CIO De Persgroep & Kees van Rein, Country Operations Manager HeidelbergCement

17.30 Closing of the Masterclass

18.00 Welcome to the CIO Speaker’s Café

HCL is a $6.5 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies – HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. HCL Technologies’ service offering includes IT infrastructure services, Systems Integration, Product Engineering, Custom & Package Applications and BPO across a wide range of focused industry verticals. HCL team consists of over 105,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 34 countries across the globe.

Orange Business Services is a global IT and communications services provider, with services in 220 countries. We help companies collaborate more effectively, operate more efficiently and engage better with their customers, connecting their people, sites and machines securely and reliably.