Mark Dwyer, Manager Business Technology, MMG - Minerals and Metals Group, Australia
Gus Fergerson, CTO and Enterprise Architect Lead, BedrockMG Pty Ltd, Australia
Over the past couple of years MMG has embarked on a number of business and systems transformation strategies, one being the transformation of the organisations Mining Operational Systems (MOS). This case study will describe the business drivers, strategy and employed architectural methods and artifacts (with reference to TOGAF® and EMMM); and the use of a functional reference model in shaping the strategy and subsequent deployment projects. Scope will cover methods of business stakeholder engagement, related financial planning, governance and vendor and product selection.
-- Mining systems strategy;
-- Mining systems architecture;
-- Mining reference models
Mark Dwyer is Strategy, Planning & Architecture lead on MMG's whole of company program to improve it's Mining Operations Systems. The program covers the full mining value chain:
- Geological modelling, mine design and planning.
- Mine operations & fleet management
- Plant operations, metallurigical accounting & laboratory information management
- E2E material management and advanced planning & scheduling
He is also involved in operations support activities, such as operational workforce management, reliability engineering, and environmental & energy management.
Gus Ferguson is the CTO and Enterprise Architecture Lead at BMG Consulting Pty Ltd ( BedrockMG) . He is a highly experienced Enterprise Architect having worked for BHP Billiton in a number of roles including Chief IT Technologist. Gus has enjoyed more than 25 years in the IT Industry, ranging from technical computing, through communications, infrastructure strategy and planning, to strategic IT planning and enterprise architecture and IT consulting. Gus has held other senior IT positions, including Regional IT Architect at General Motors Asia Pacific and Dimension Data’s Consulting Practice. Gus’ current focus areas are IT strategy, planning and architecture, including IT strategic planning, IT portfolio planning, process optimisation, architecture baselines, architecture and standards development, architecture governance processes, architecture tools and artefact management.