Integrating Enterprise Architecture and Data Governance for Improved Agility
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  Christopher Schnieper   Christopher Schnieper
American Express


Wednesday, April 20, 2016
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Level:  Intermediate

Executives and managers constantly look for ways to positively effect improvements in organizational and IT agility. Enterprise Architects can be at the tip of the spear for meaningful organizational transformation and accretive value generation. The ability to ignite innovation and bring ideation to reality faster is what will differentiate Enterprise Architects from the business as usual process. There are some realities of ensuring compliance with policies and procedures that need to be maintained. This presentation will demonstrate how Enterprise Architecture and Data Governance approaches can intersect to transition from strategy to architectural blueprint to implementation, while still ensuring compliance with Data Governance expectations. Further, this presentation will suggest some real life examples and frameworks that have been successfully used to better integrate Enterprise Architecture and Data Governance processes.

Christopher Schnieper has over 20+ years of experience working in the nexus between business and technology, focusing on bringing business ideation to operational reality. He is currently Director in American Express's ARC (Advanced Risk Capabilities) group of Solution Architects. This is a global facing leadership role across multiple domains: credit risk, fraud risk, operational risk, market risk and across the customer/merchant lifecycle. This role shapes the future solution suite for all risk management capabilities. Christopher also has a proven record of driving large scale and complex initiatives that support key strategic efforts delivering tangible benefit while managing risk and cost. Some key IT projects and initiatives including enterprise Big Data platform, enterprise payments switch and consulting efforts to name a few.

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