June 2, 2009 – Online Business Systems is pleased to announce that Robert Martin, a senior consultant based out of their Minneapolis office, is Online’s first TOGAF 9 Level 2 certified consultant, and the first student trained by Metaplexity Associates LLC to complete the requirements for this Enterprise Architect certification. Metaplexity recently became the fifth Authorized TOGAF 9 Training Center. Their new course series, entitled “Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF 9,” was approved for provisional accreditation by The Open Group Certification Authority.
Robert is a well rounded and seasoned leader who has filled senior architect and analyst roles in projects serving a wide variety of organizations and industries. He is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but works for organizations across the US and Canada. His principal focus over the past several years has been in the areas of enterprise integration and service-oriented architecture.
Tim Siemens, Online’s Chief Technology Officer, said, “Our clients look to Online to bring leading edge knowledge and experience to every engagement, and we invest in the growth and continuous development of our team to ensure this happens. Online is pleased to participate in The Open Group, and to have Rob become one of the very early certified TOGAF 9 practitioners. TOGAF 9 is an important step forward for the discipline of Enterprise Architecture.”
About Online Business Systems
For 23 years, Online has been increasing productivity and innovation for our clients through planning, transforming, and managing their IT environments. We achieve this through our people who not only have their finger on the pulse of technology, but also have an astute understanding of how business works. It is the combination of our people, our methodologies, and our culture that enables us to deliver results – without compromise – to clients across the Public and Private sectors. As a result we are trusted advisors, guiding clients in the following sectors across North America: Health, Telecommunications, Agribusiness, Media & Entertainment, Financial Services, Call Centers, Energy, Justice & Public Safety, and Pharmaceutical. (www.obsglobal.com)
The development and implementation of an enterprise architecture is a complex task that can yield significant benefits. Forming a coherent technology strategy can enable the organization to operate effectively and efficiently in a rapidly changing environment. Sound enterprise architectural planning can improve communications and clarify the governance processes that are essential to transform strategic intent into strategic action.
Metaplexity Associates strives to enable our clients as they work through the process of defining and implementing their enterprise architectures. Our services are founded in a curriculum of education and training services that enable architecture personnel and other participants to climb the learning curve quickly and develop a tailored architecture framework for their organization. We also provide consultancy and assessment services that provide specialized skills and knowledge that enable the organization to assess their current architecture and envision a target state. (www.metaplexity.com)
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