Henry Franken, CEO, BizzDesign, Netherlands
The case concern the merger of three previously independent insurance companies (named A,B, C), located in different metropolitan areas:
• A: specialized in homeowners and travel insurancance.
• B: specialized in auto insurance.
• C: a small company specialized in legal expense insurance.
ABC now offers all the insurance products of the original companies. It has a common front-office for customer contacts, and for each class of insurance products, there is a separate back-office, located at the headquarters of the original companies. The merger has resulted in a fragmented IT landscape: each of the original companies brought in their Ã¢€˜heritageÃ¢€™ of legacy applications.tions. ABC wanted to rationalize their IT applications portfolio, to simplify the application landscape, improve consistency, reduce maintenance costs.This presentation shows how they did it using:
TOGAF®: an Open Group standard - the leading method for EA development, including a process, techniques and best practices.
ArchiMate®: an Open Standard modeling language for Enterprise Architecture
Henry Franken is chair of the ArchiMate Forum at The Open Group. Henry is co-founder of the BPM Forum Netherlands. He has co-authored several international publications and Open Group white papers.
At BiZZdesign, Henry is responsible for research and innovation. Alignment with and contribution to open standards are key. BiZZdesign has contributed to and edited the ArchiMate 2 specification. BiZZdesign is involved in the workgroup working towards the next version of TOGAF® and its alignment with ArchiMate®.
BiZZdesign offers native tooling, consultancy and training for TOGAF and ArchiMate. BiZZdesign offers complete and integrated solutions (tools, methods, consultancy and training) to design and improve organizations. Enterprise architecture, business requirements management and process business analysis and management are important ingredients in the solutions.